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Dr. Patrick Walsh's guide to surviving prostate cancer

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Fourth edition.

"Each year, more than 230,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer, and 30 to 40 percent of patients who are diagnosed will eventually relapse. But the good news is that more men are being cured of this disease than ever before. Now in a revised third edition, this lifesaving guide by Dr. Patrick Walsh and award-winning science writer Janet Farrar Worthington offers a message of hope to every man facing this illness. Prostate cancer is a different disease in every man, which means that the right treatment varies for each man. Readers will discover their risk factors, simple changes that can reduce the risk of developing the disease, treatment options, and more"--Amazon.com.

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Perry Public Library 616.99 WAL (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9781538727478
  • ISBN: 1538727471
  • Physical Description: xvi, 524 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Fourth edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Life & Style, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
First edition published 2001.
Formatted Contents Note:
What the prostate does : a crash course in male anatomy -- Little gland, big trouble -- What causes prostate cancer, and can I prevent it? -- Do I have prostate cancer? Screening and detection -- Diagnosis and staging -- What are my options? -- Active surveillance -- Radical prostatectomy -- Radiation and cryo/thermal ablation -- How successful is treatment of localized prostate cancer? -- Erectile dysfunction after treatment for localized prostate cancer -- Hormonal therapy/Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) -- Help if hormonal therapy/ADT stops working.
Summary, etc.:
"Each year, more than 230,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer, and 30 to 40 percent of patients who are diagnosed will eventually relapse. But the good news is that more men are being cured of this disease than ever before. Now in a revised third edition, this lifesaving guide by Dr. Patrick Walsh and award-winning science writer Janet Farrar Worthington offers a message of hope to every man facing this illness. Prostate cancer is a different disease in every man, which means that the right treatment varies for each man. Readers will discover their risk factors, simple changes that can reduce the risk of developing the disease, treatment options, and more"--Amazon.com.
Subject: Prostate > Cancer > Popular works.
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine.
Prostate > Cancer.
Prostatic Neoplasms.
Genre: Nonfiction.
Popular works.


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