The Prostate Cancer Treatment Book

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The latest and most progressive treatment advice from prostate cancer experts at the nation's top medical centers

For each of the nearly 200,000 Americans diagnosed with prostate cancer annually, the months following the diagnosis are a time of momentous decisions and enormous emotional strain. This book offers readers complete answers to all their questions about the best treatment options for fighting and beating prostate cancer. Bringing together the insights and expertise of 21 of the nation's top prostate cancer specialists from the Mayo Clinic, Harvard Medical School, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, the Seattle Prostate Institute, and other leading treatment centers, The Prostate Cancer Treatment Book provides:

  • Expert information on all treatment options, including surgery, hormonal treatment, external beam radiation, and more
  • In-depth coverage of radioactive seed implantation therapy, the most promising new treatment currently available
  • Real-life accounts of dozens of men who beat prostate cancer

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An all-star team of experts tells you what you need to know about fighting and beating prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is a serious and sometimes deadly disease, but it is one of the most treatable cancers. If you've been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you owe it to yourself to learn all you can about your treatment options and what you can expect in the weeks and months ahead.

A source of comfort, encouragement, and priceless information, The Prostate Cancer Treatment Book offers you complete answers to all your questions about conquering prostate cancer. It brings together the insights and expertise of twenty-one of the nation's top prostate cancer specialists from the Mayo Clinic, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Cornell University, the Seattle Prostate Institute, and other leading treatment centers. And it shares inspiring real-life accounts from men who have beaten prostate cancer.

With The Prostate Cancer Treatment Book in your corner, you'll:

  • Get the right diagnosis
  • Know how to talk with your doctors
  • Make informed decisions about surgery, hormone treatments, external beam radiation, and other treatments
  • Learn whether radioactive seed implantation therapy--the latest, most promising treatment--is appropriate for you
  • Cope with side effects of treatment
  • Prevent the cancer from coming back

Knowledge is power. This book gives you the power you need to beat prostate cancer.

About the Author:

Peter Grimm, Ph.D., is the executive director of the Seattle Prostate Institute in Seattle, Washington. John Blasko, M.D., is the director of research at the Seattle Prostate Institute and cofounder of the Prostate Cancer Foundation. John Sylvester, M.D., is the director of education at the Seattle Prostate Institute.

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