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Prostate & cancer : a family guide to diagnosis, treatment, & survival

Author: Sheldon Marks
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Lifelong, 2009.
Series: Lifelong Books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting American men, with over 186,000 new cases diagnosed in the United States annually; 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Renowned prostate cancer specialist Sheldon M.
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Marks, Sheldon, 1956-
Prostate & cancer.
Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Lifelong, 2009
(OCoLC)246894262
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheldon Marks
ISBN: 9780738211534 0738211532 9780738215648 0738215643
OCLC Number: 449202047
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 358 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Foreword, ix; Acknowledgments, xi; Dedication, xiii; Preface, xv; 1 Anatomy and Function of the Prostate Gland 1; 2 Prostate Cancer 13; 3 Diet and Nutrition --
The Effect on Prostate Cancer 26; 4 Symptoms of Cancer 36; 5 The Digital Rectal Exam (DRE) 41; 6 PSA Blood Test --
Key Detection Tool 45; 7 Should We Screen for Cancer? 60; 8 Ultrasound and Biopsy of the Prostate 64; 9 No Cancer Is Found --
Am I in the Clear? 81; 10 Cancer Is Detected --
The Importance of Volume 85; 11 The Grade of Cancer --
How Bad Is It? 88; 12 Cancer Workup --
Has It Spread? 94; 13 Stages of Prostate Cancer 105.
Series Title: Lifelong Books.
Other Titles: Prostate and cancer
Responsibility: Sheldon Marks.

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