Blasted by seeds : one man's account of diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer through low dose rate brachytherapy / Tom McGrath.Material type: BookPublisher: Wellington : Writes Hill Press, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: xv, 134 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780992260347.Subject(s): McGrath, Tom, 1953- -- Health | Prostate -- Cancer -- Patients -- New Zealand -- Biography | Prostate -- Cancer -- Treatment | Radioisotope brachytherapyDDC classification: 616.994630092 Summary: "Blasted by seeds is Tom McGrath's story of his experience with prostate cancer - the tests, biopsies, diagnosis, and the difficult process of choosing a treatment."--Back cover.
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One mans account of diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer through low dose rate brachytherapy Blasted by Seeds is Tom McGraths story of his experience with prostate cancer the tests, biopsies, diagnosis, and the difficult process of choosing a treatment. Tom never suspected he had cancer, until a chance blood test returned an atypical result. He soon found himself in a urologists surgery discussing the early stages of the disease. This book details the brachytherapy procedure Tom underwent, and the long post-op period of medication and testing. A central theme of the story is how he gets on with life in spite of a potentially fatal disease. Tom McGrath has had a varied career, including factory inspection, trade unions, parliamentary research, and teaching. He is a contributing author to books on employment relations and human resource management, and recently taught New Zealand Diploma in Business courses at a private training institute. Toms recreational interests include Latin American dancing, mountain biking, and swimming. He is married to writer Julia Millen.McGrath, To
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"Blasted by seeds is Tom McGrath's story of his experience with prostate cancer - the tests, biopsies, diagnosis, and the difficult process of choosing a treatment."--Back cover.
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