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Prostate cancer

Author: Malcolm Mason; Leslie E F Moffat
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2010] ©2010
Series: Facts (Oxford, England)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView 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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Mason, Malcolm (Malcolm D.).
Prostate cancer.
(DLC) 2011286379
(OCoLC)540108963
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Mason; Leslie E F Moffat
ISBN: 9780191001796 0191001791
OCLC Number: 867050346
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 102 pages) : illustrations.
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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