Significant amount of urological patients have malignant disease. Prostate cancer is the second most frequent cancer in males associated with high mortality and decreased quality of life. Hence the importance of early diagnosis. Furthermore, diagnostical protocols, operative and conservative therapeutic modalities are summarised. Hematuria is the most frequent sign of bladder cancer. Diagnostical, surgical and adjuvant therapeutical differencies of the superficial and muscle invasive bladder cancers are discussed. The urinary deviation after cystectomy could be associated with complications therefore regular follow up of patients is necessary. The standard therapy of renal cancer is surgical. Unfortunately its mortality has not change during past years. Testicular cancer is the disease of young males. If diagnosed early, most cases are curable. Therapy is complex, involving surgical, chemo- and radiation therapy as well. Penis cancer is a rare disease, but highly malignant. In advanced stage patients are incurable.
|Translated title of the contribution||Current status of the diagnostics and therapy of urological tumours|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Lege Artis Medicinae|
|Publication status||Published - May 1 2004|
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