The best available science on prostate cancerWith greater public awareness, early detection of prostate cancer is on the rise and mortality rates are declining, and this book emphasizes that all patients should be well-informed decision makers in planning their own treatment. Covering everything from risk factors to living well after treatment, this pocket-sized reference provides critical questions to ask your health care team, is updated with the latest patient treatment guidelines, and includes an advanced dictionary of cancer-related terms.
Reviews"The major issues are covered here authoritatively and comprehensively for both patients and their loved ones. The ACS has achieved its goal of providing overviews that tackle need-to-know issues and supply references for additional follow-up information as desired. Recommended." —Library Journal
Author BiographyThe American Cancer Society is a grassroots organization committed to fighting cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, rehabilitation, and advocacy. Its goals emphasize prevention, early detection, and screening; comprehensive treatment information; answers to questions about insurance, money, and planning for the future; and strategies for coping with the physical symptoms and emotional effects of cancer. They are based in Atlanta.