Intelligent Patient Guide to Prostate Cancer: All You Need to Know to Take an Active Part in Your Treatment
Intelligent Patient Guide, Jan 1, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 269 pages
The third edition of Book Two in the Intelligent Patient Guide series, a series of comprehensive, illustrated, self-help books for cancer patients and their families. Providing a clear step by step explanation of every aspect of prostate cancer, this book equips patients with the knowledge needed to take an active part in their treatment. Topics include: what prostate cancer is, reducing the risk of prostate cancer, detection, treatments, surgery, alternative therapies, and physical and psychological impact. The book also contains addresses and phone numbers of cancer treatment centers and support groups in the United States and Canada. Dr. Goldenberg, a graduate of the University of Toronto Medical School, is a professor at the University of British Columbia, the director of the Prostate Center at Vancouver General Hospital, and a consultant at the British Columbia Cancer Agency. Dr. Thompson received his medical training at Tulane University, has served as Chairman of Urology and of Surgery at Brooke Army Medical Center, and is now a member of the faculty at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center.
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