A Primer on Prostate Cancer: The Empowered Patient's Guide

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Life Extension Media, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 368 pages
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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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How to Use This Book 5
How to Proceed 11
Treatment Options 69
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Strum began his medical oncology practice in 1973. A member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Urological Association.

Pogliano is the partner of a warrior in the battle against prostate cancer. She is the recipient of the National Prostate Cancer Coalition's Mary Lou Wright Distinguished Leadership Award, honoring her work in raising awareness through the Governor's Prostate Cancer Proclamation Project.

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