This book provides the essential information that you need throughout all stages of this disease. Avoiding jargon, it answers all the questions that you have concerning risk and prevention, screening and diagnosis, through to all the various treatment options available: surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, complementary and alternative therapies and provides you with day-to-day lifestyle advice too. Attractively designed and clearly presented, the book allows you to be able to find quickly all the answers that you are looking for, safe in the knowledge that the information comes from one of the world's leading cancer internet resources - OncoLink. Compiled by international experts, and arranged in a question and answer style, this book is an essential purchase for all prostate cancer patients, their doctors and their carers.
Comprehensive coverage from risk and prevention, and screening and diagnosis, through to treatment options (surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, complementary and alternative medicine), nutrition and living with prostate cancer.
Attractively designed to aid instant access to the information.
Published in collaboration with one of the world's leading internet cancer resources: OncoLink.
Expert authors and contributors
Arranged in an FAQ style
Edited by James M. Metz, MD, Editor-in-Chief, OncoLink; Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA; and Margaret Hampshire, RN, BSN, OCN, Managing Editor, OncoLink, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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