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Prostate Cancer

Author : Arthur Centeno
ISBN : 9781940495422
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Have You Been Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer? If so, you join the 200,000 other men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer annually in the United States. Another 5 million men are living with the disease. The good news is that prostate cancer when detected early is very curable. And even when it is not curable, it can still be treated, giving a man many more years of life. Author Arthur Centeno, M.D. is a specialist in prostate health and prostate cancer, and he understands the anxiety that often accompanies a cancer diagnosis. He has treated thousands of patients, and understands your concerns and the questions you have about treatment. In Prostate Cancer-- A Patient's Guide to Treatment, he answers such questions as: - How is prostate cancer diagnosed? - What are the surgical treatment options? - What is nerve-sparing surgery? - What is involved with radiation therapy? - What is the cryoablation (freezing) treatment? - Do all treatments result in impotence? - When is chemotherapy recommended? - What is hormonal therapy? A Friendly, Comprehensive Guide to Prostate Cancer Treatment

Johns Hopkins Patients Guide To Prostate Cancer

Author : Arthur L. Burnett
ISBN : 9781449631222
Genre : Medical
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The Johns Hopkins Patients’ Guide to Prostate Cancer is a concise, easy-to-follow “how to” guide that puts you on a path to wellness by explaining prostate cancer treatments from start to finish. It guides you through the overwhelming maze of treatment decisions, simplifies the complicated schedule that lies ahead, and provides valuable tools to help you to put together your plan of care. Empower yourself with accurate, understandable information that will give you the ability to confidently participate in the decision making about your care and treatment.

A Primer On Prostate Cancer

Author : Stephen B. Strum
ISBN : 0965877779
Genre : Health & Fitness
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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 treatment options is included.

Prostate Cancer

Author : René Sotelo
ISBN : 9783319056005
Genre : Medical
File Size : 75. 43 MB
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Understanding prostate diseases without the proper and reliable guidance can be overwhelming because the internet, television and print media saturate us with information ranging from scientific studies across the world to inspiring stories from cancer survivors to many myths and rumors. How do we interpret all that information? This book intends to help patients and their families to know and understand their diagnosis. Once this has been established, the reader can confidently determine the best choice of treatment, resting assured that the guidance in this book adheres to current international medical standards and has been influenced by the authors' many years of professional experiences. The editors aim to transmit, in a simple and precise manner, only relevant and necessary information to help patients and families that have been diagnosed with prostate diseases.

After Prostate Cancer

Author : Arnold Melman
ISBN : 9780195399660
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Many books explain the different types of prostate cancer treatments, but most end once a treatment choice has been made, offering readers little in the way of guidance through the challenges of the post-treatment period. After Prostate Cancer picks up where those books leave off. Dr. Arnold Melman, Chair of the Department of Urology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, offers a thorough description of what the prostate cancer recovery process is like and what readers can do to optimize recovery and attain the best possible health and long-term prognosis.

Intelligent Patient Guide To Prostate Cancer

Author : S. Larry Goldenberg
ISBN : 0969612559
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 81. 88 MB
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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.

Canadian Guide To Prostate Cancer

Author : Leah Jamnicky
ISBN : 9781118515655
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The men's guide to prostate cancer, backed by the experts at Prostate Cancer Canada Prostate cancer is affecting more and more Canadian men each year, and this guide, endorsed by Prostate Cancer Canada, gives readers everything they need to fully understand issues related to prostate health. The only all-in-one guide to focus on the Canadian medical system, The Canadian Guide to Prostate Cancer, Second Edition is fully updated to cover the latest medical research on diet and lifestyle, prevention, early detection, diagnosis, step-by-step treatment options in Canada (including alternatives to surgery and issues specific to gay men), and much more. Surgery for prostate cancer is never a simple decision, and this book is designed to help men make more informed choices about prostate health, including explaining alternative treatments and risks, making it the first choice for all Canadian men looking for a totally comprehensive resource on prostate health. Explains prostate health issues, including treatments, facing Canadian men today Covers alternatives to surgery Endorsed by Prostate Cancer Canada Comprehensive and reliable, The Canadian Guide to Prostate Cancer, Second Edition gives Canadian men and their families everything they need to conquer prostate cancer and continue living happy, active lives.

The Patient S Guide To Prostate Cancer

Author : Marc B. Garnick
ISBN : 0452274559
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Discusses the risk factors, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment options for the disease

The Intelligent Patient Guide To Prostate Cancer

Author : Sheldon Larry Goldenberg
ISBN : 0969612516
Genre : Prostate
File Size : 88. 10 MB
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The third edition of the book on prostate cancer in the Intelligent Patient Guide series, a series of comprehensive, illustrated, self-help books for cancer patients and their families. Patients who take an active part in making decisions about their treatment are better able to deal with their illness than are patients who relegate control to their doctors. The book provides information on all aspects of prostate cancer and equips patients with the knowledge needed to take an active part in their treatment. 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 Centre 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.

Fit After 50

Author : Ruth K. Wassinger
ISBN : 9781938803307
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Written by a woman who began running marathons at 50 years old, this inspirational guide describes the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of exercise. It confronts the problem of obesity today--nearly 60 percent of Americans are overweight--and emphasizes that weight control becomes an even greater challenge with age. But as this handbook asserts, it's never too late to get fit. In nine easy-to-follow steps, the mechanics of an exercise program are clearly explained to help fitness first-timers devise their own regimens and become healthier in all areas of life.

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