Cancer Control Journal

This peer-reviewed journal contains articles on the spectrum of actions and approaches needed to reduce the impact of human malignancy.

July 2006



Uro-Oncology: Improved Techniques Produce Better Outcomes (PDF file: 32 KB)
Julio M. Pow-Sang, MD


The Role of Prevalence in the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer   (PDF file: 308 KB)
Nicolas B. Delongchamps, MD, Amar Singh, MD, and Gabriel P. Haas, MD

Laparoscopic Surgery in Urologic Oncology  (PDF file: 420 KB)
Alejandro Rodriguez, MD, and Julio M. Pow-Sang, MD

Sexual Function After Surgery for Prostate or Bladder Cancer  (PDF file: 296 KB)
Alejandro J. Miranda-Sousa, MD, Hugo H. Davila, MD, Jorge L. Lockhart, MD, Raul C. Ordorica, MD, and Rafael E. Carrion, MD

The Role of External-Beam Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer  (PDF file: 152 KB)
Javier F. Torres-Roca, MD

Novel Agents and Targets in Managing Patients With Metastatic Prostate Cancer  (PDF file: 140 KB)
Winston W. Tan, MD, FACP
Management of Locally Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma  (PDF file: 216 KB)
Alejandro Rodriguez, MD, and Wade J. Sexton, MD
Overall and Progression-Free Survival in Metastatic Melanoma: Analysis of a Single-Institution Database  (PDF file: 224 KB)
M. Aleem Khan, MD, Stephanie Andrews, ARNP, Roohi Ismail-Khan, MD, Pamela N. Munster, MD, Steven Brem, MD, Jeff King, BS, BA, Douglas S. Reintgen, MD, Vernon K. Sondak, MD, and Adil I. Daud, MD
Survival After Surgical Resection of Isolated Pulmonary Metastases From Malignant Melanoma  (PDF file: 284 KB)
Stephanie Andrews, ARNP, Lary Robinson, MD, Alan Cantor, PhD, and Ronald C. DeConti, MD


Book Reviews

Selected Clinical Research Protocols Relating to Urologic Oncology (PDF file: 44 KB)

Ten Best Readings Relating to Urologic Oncology (PDF file: 50 KB)
Julio M. Pow-Sang, MD

Cancer Culture and Literacy

Introducing a New Cancer Control Department (PDF file: 88 KB)
Cathy D. Meade, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Dinorah Martinez, MA, MPH

Misperceptions of Medical Understanding in Low-Literacy Patients: Implications for Cancer Prevention (CME) (PDF file: 132 KB)
Edwin S. Rogers, PhD, ABPP, Lorraine S. Wallace, PhD, and Barry D. Weiss, MD

Challenges in Community-Based Participatory Research Implementation: Experiences in Cancer Prevention With Pacific Northwest American Indian Tribes (CME) (PDF file: 132 KB)
C. June Strickland, PhD, RN



Kala Pohl’s love for art began during her childhood in Malaysia. She experimented with watercolors, pastels, pencil sketches, and batik design. Kala began a full-time art career while living in Kona, Hawaii, in 2002. She quickly gained popularity for her contemporary style that embraces the charm and innocence of folk art. Kala’s art is in private collections throughout the United States, Southeast Asia, Australia, and Europe. She volunteers with the Arts in Medicine Program at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Florida. More information about her artwork is available at

Guided by the Light. Acrylic on canvas, 20″ × 16″

Table of Contents:
The Old Tree and the Sea. Acrylic on canvas, 24″ ×; 30″.
A Walk in the Park. Acrylic on canvas, 24″ × 48″.
Sweet Solitude. Acrylic on canvas, 22″ × 28″.
Sunset Breeze (detail). Acrylic on canvas, 12″ × 12″.
Surf’s Up. Acrylic on canvas, 22″ × 28″.
Let’s Stick Together. Acrylic on canvas, 24″ × 30″.
Kona Coffee for 2. Acrylic on canvas, 18″ × 24″.
Budding Romance. Acrylic on canvas, 16 ″ × 20″.