[From "Karzinos" to modern urologic oncology : A long way from the first surgical procedures to targeted therapy]

Cancer can be traced back to the Iron Age. Both the ancient Egyptians and Hippocrates dealt with the disease. Urological tumor treatment is an integral part of urology and has undergone interesting developments. Today, it comprises all possible forms of treatment-from radical surgery to the most modern radiological therapies, including antihormal therapy, chemotherapy, and modern targeted therapy.

Der Urologe. Ausg. A. 2016 Jul 15 [Epub ahead of print]

J Konert

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