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Prostate cancer for dummies

Author: Paul H Lange; Christine A Adamec
Publisher: New York : Hungry Minds ; Chichester : John Wiley, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
EACH DUMMIES BOOK FEATURES- Plain-English explanations- "Get in, get out" information- Icons and other navigational aids- A tear-out cheat sheet- Top-ten lists- A dash of humor and fun.

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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul H Lange; Christine A Adamec
ISBN: 0764519743 9780764519741
OCLC Number: 1017270323
Description: 384 pages
Contents: Introduction. Part I: Prostate Cancer: What It Is and Is Not. Chapter 1: Identifying Basic Realities of Prostate Cancer. Chapter 2: Understanding the Prostate Gland and Recognizing Cancer Symptoms. Chapter 3: Investigating Who's at Risk for Prostate Cancer. Chapter 4: Identifying Diseases That May Mimic Prostate Cancer. Part II: Getting a Diagnosis. Chapter 5: Working with Your Doctor to Detect Prostate Cancer. Chapter 6: Diagnosing and Treating Prostate Cancer with the Help of Specialists. Chapter 7: Understanding the Biopsy. Chapter 8: Staging and Grading the C0ncer. Part III: Getting to Wellness: Treating Prostate Cancer. Chapter 9: Making a Treatment Plan. Chapter 10: Mastering Your Fears. Chapter 11: Prostatectomy: A Mainstay Treatment for Prostate Cancer. Chapter 12: Destroying the Cancer with Radiation Therapy. Chapter 13: Slowing the Cancer with Hormones. Chapter 14: Considering Cutting-edge Treatments. Chapter 15: Treating Very Advanced Cancer. Part IV: Changing Your Lifestyle to Combat Prostate Cancer. Chapter 16: Stress-busting When You Need It Most. Chapter 17: Working on a Healthy Lifestyle. Chapter 18: Alternative Remedies. Part V: Coping with the Aftermath Effects of Prostate Cancer. Chapter 19: Resolving Erectile Problems. Chapter 20: Dealing with Urinary Incontinence. Chapter 21: What to Do When Treatment Doesn't Wipe Out Cancer. Part VI: Handling Work and Family. Chapter 22: Coping with Cancer on the Job. Chapter 23: Helping Friends and Family Understand Prostate Cancer. Chapter 24: Helping a Loved One Cope with Prostate Cancer. Part VII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 25: Ten Myths and Realities about Prostate Cancer. Chapter 26: Ten Must-do's for Everyone Battling Prostate Cancer. Chapter 27: Ten Ways to Beat the Blues. Appendix A: Glossary. Appendix B: Resources. Index.
Responsibility: Paul H. Lange and Christine Adamec.


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