Winning the Battle Against Prostate Cancer provides the most complete, up-to-date and unbiased look at prostate cancer treatments and therapies for every stage of the disease.
A prostate cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming and confusing. In Winning the Battle Against Prostate Cancer, one of the countryís leading experts, Dr. Chodak, provides detailed information on the advantages and disadvantages of all available treatments, including new tests, therapies, and drugs. Incorporating results from the most recent studies, including game-changing findings on the worth of surgery, he also shows you how to:decide which treatment is right for you ask your doctor the right questions improve your quality of life know which sources of information to trust
And much more.
With Winning the Battle Against Prostate Cancer, you will have all of the resources you need to make the best decisions about your care.
One Man's Life-Changing Diagnosis provides a comprehensive patient's eye view of the clinical, emotional, relational and spiritual experience of prostate cancer from the time of first symptoms to diagnosis to treatment and to living as survivor with an advanced cancer that can return at any time.
The book discusses everything that results from a diagnosis of prostate cancer, from relationships to sex to social networking to finding support groups. And it explores feelings - why some men feel free to talk openly while others remain silent and what that silence is about. It teaches strategies for coping with the often-inappropriate responses when the individual tells relatives, friends and acquaintances that he has prostate cancer.
One Man's Life-Changing Diagnosis shows:How to become an informed advocate for your own particular clinical situation by knowing where - and where not to seek information online How to make informed judgments about a treatments validity Why men with prostate cancer tend to deal with their illness quite differently than women who have breast cancer - and what that implies for a person's well-being