100 Questions & Answers About Prostate Disease

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Feb 15, 2006 - Medical - 134 pages
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Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, or a friend or relative of someone suffering from benign prostate disease, this book offers help. The only text to provide the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers Prostate Disease gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about the disease, including diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment options, sources of support, and much more. Written by an expert on the subject, Dr. Kevin R. Loughlin, with actual patient commentary from John Nimmo, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of prostate disease.
 

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Contents

The Basics
1
ProstateSpecific Antigen PSA
7
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy BPH
15
Medical Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
25
Surgical Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
41
Minimally Invasive Surgery of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
51
Prostatitis
63
Prostate Cancer Overview
69
Prostate Cancer Treatment for Localized Disease
81
Prostate Cancer Treatment for Metastatic Disease
95
Supplements and the Prostate
103
Support Groups
113
Glossary
125
Index
129
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