100 Questions and Answers about Prostate Cancer

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sep 29, 2009 - Health & Fitness
EMPOWER YOURSELF!Whether you're a newly diagnosed prostate cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. The only text to provide both the doctor's and patient's point of view, 100 Questions and Answers About Prostate Cancer gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. The updated Second Edition provides a comprehensive, step-by-step discussion of what you can expect in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, while patient commentary gives you a real-life understanding of what these steps might mean for your day-to-day life. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
 

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Contents

The Basics
1
Prostate Cancer
11
Evaluation for Prostate Cancer
31
Prostate Cancer Staging
49
Treatment of Prostate Cancer
61
Complications of Treatment
147
Social Effects of Prostate Cancer
185
Appendix
197
Glossary
207
Index
227
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