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Prostate cancer

Author: Malcolm Mason; Leslie E F Moffat
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010.
Series: Facts (Oxford, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Around 32,000 men in the UK are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year. It differs from most other cancers in the body, in that small areas of cancer within the prostate are very common and may not grow or cause any problems for many years. This new edition of the book has been heavily updated and includes information on new treatments available.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
populärvetenskap
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Mason; Leslie E F Moffat
ISBN: 9780199573936 019957393X
OCLC Number: 540108963
Description: xi, 102 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
How do doctors measure the severity and extent of prostate cancer? --
Risks and benefits of screening and radical treatment: a guide --
Treatment and management options --
Screening --
Hormone therapy --
Locally advanced disease --
Advanced disease --
Alternative treatments --
Chemo-prevention and vitamins --
Clinical trials --
Prostate cancer and sex --
Questions and answers --
Glossary.
Series Title: Facts (Oxford, England)
Responsibility: Malcolm Mason, Leslie Moffat.

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