100 Questions and Answers about Prostate Cancer
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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