The Prostate Cancer Treatment Book

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jan 5, 2004 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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The latest and most progressive treatment advice from prostate cancer experts at the nation's top medical centers

For each of the nearly 200,000 Americans diagnosed with prostate cancer annually, the months following the diagnosis are a time of momentous decisions and enormous emotional strain. This book offers readers complete answers to all their questions about the best treatment options for fighting and beating prostate cancer. Bringing together the insights and expertise of 21 of the nation's top prostate cancer specialists from the Mayo Clinic, Harvard Medical School, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, the Seattle Prostate Institute, and other leading treatment centers, The Prostate Cancer Treatment Book provides:

  • Expert information on all treatment options, including surgery, hormonal treatment, external beam radiation, and more
  • In-depth coverage of radioactive seed implantation therapy, the most promising new treatment currently available
  • Real-life accounts of dozens of men who beat prostate cancer

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Contents

WHAT GOOD Is A PROSTATE ANYWAY?
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How Is HEART HEALTH CONNECTED
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How Do THEY TEST FOR PROSTATE CANCER?
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Peter Grimm, Ph.D., is the executive director of the Seattle Prostate Institute in Seattle, Washington. John Blasko, M.D., is the director of research at the Seattle Prostate Institute and cofounder of the Prostate Cancer Foundation. John Sylvester, M.D., is the director of education at the Seattle Prostate Institute.

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