Dr. Patrick Walsh's guide to surviving prostate cancer / Patrick C. Walsh and Janet Farrar Worthington.
By: Walsh, Patrick C.
Contributor(s): Worthington, Janet Farrar.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Warner Wellness, 2007Edition: Second edition, first revised edition.Description: xv, 575 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780446696890; 0446696897.Other title: Doctor Patrick Walsh's guide to surviving prostate cancer.Subject(s): Prostate -- Cancer -- Popular works | Prostate -- CancerDDC classification: 616.99/463 Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
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This guide covers every aspect of prostate cancer, from potential causes including diet to tests for diagnosis, curative treatment, and innovative means of controlling advanced stages of cancer.
Introduction -- 1. What the prostate does : a crash course in male anatomy -- 2. Little gland, big trouble -- 3. What causes prostate cancer? -- 4. Can prostate cancer be prevented? -- 5. Do I have prostate cancer? Screening and detection -- 6. Diagnosis and staging -- 7. What are my options? -- 8. Radical prostatectomy -- 9. Radiation and cryo/thermal ablation -- 10. How successful is treatment of localized prostate cancer? -- 11. Erectile dysfunction after treatment for localized prostate cancer -- 12. Help for advanced prostate cancer -- About the authors -- Glossary -- Where to get help -- Index.
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