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Surviving prostate cancer : what you need to know to make informed decisions

Author: E Fuller Torrey
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
Series: Yale University Press health & wellness.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains how to come to terms with the diagnosis of prostate cancer, evaluate the severity of the disease, and assess the variety of treatment options and their complications. Here, the author mixes  Read more...

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Torrey, E. Fuller (Edwin Fuller), 1937-
Surviving prostate cancer.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006044726
(OCoLC)65400787
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E Fuller Torrey
ISBN: 9780300128017 0300128010 0300116403 9780300116403
OCLC Number: 123026853
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 280 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: ""C O N T E N T S""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Abbreviations""; ""1 On Being Diagnosed""; ""2 How Serious Is Your Cancer?""; ""3 Surgical Treatment""; ""4 Radiation Treatment""; ""5 Hormone Treatment""; ""6 Cryotherapy""; ""7 Alternative and Experimental Therapies""; ""8 Treatment Decisions""; ""9 Your Support System""; ""10 Major Complications and Their Treatment""; ""11 What Happens if the Cancer Spreads or Comes Back?""; ""12 What Is Known About the Causes?""; ""13 Factors That May Prevent Emergence or Recurrence""; ""14 Science and Politics"" ""15 Advice for Men Who Do Not Have Prostate Cancer""""Appendix A The Anatomy and Function of the Prostate Gland""; ""Appendix B Evaluation of Books About Prostate Cancer""; ""Appendix C Useful Websites on Prostate Cancer""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
Series Title: Yale University Press health & wellness.
Responsibility: E. Fuller Torrey ; illustrations by Carlton Stoiber.
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