A Primer on Prostate Cancer: The Empowered Patient's Guide
Constructs a strong foundation of knowledge about prostate cancer and its consequences. Elementary discussions of the impact of the disease, the role of loved ones, the importance of understanding the nature of prostate cancer and the importance of the medical record, it then builds with a discussion of information gathering and the basics of prostate cancer. Information on diagnosis and testing, as well as an extensive chapter on treament options is included.
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