Dr Patrick Walsh s Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer

Dr  Patrick Walsh s Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer Author Patrick C. Walsh
ISBN-10 9781455576173
Year 2013-01-29
Pages 608
Language en
Publisher Grand Central Life & Style
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This guide covers every aspect of prostate cancer, from potential causes including diet to tests for diagnosis, curative treatment, and innovative means of controlling advanced stages of cancer.

Dr Patrick Walsh s Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer

Dr  Patrick Walsh s Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer Author Patrick C. Walsh
ISBN-10 9781455576173
Year 2013-01-29
Pages 608
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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This guide covers every aspect of prostate cancer, from potential causes including diet to tests for diagnosis, curative treatment, and innovative means of controlling advanced stages of cancer.

Johns Hopkins Patients Guide to Prostate Cancer

Johns Hopkins Patients  Guide to Prostate Cancer Author Arthur Burnett
ISBN-10 9781449610029
Year 2010-10-22
Pages 138
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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The Johns Hopkins Patients Guide to Prostate Cancer is a concise, easy-to-follow how to guide that puts you on a path to wellness by explaining prostate cancer treatments from start to finish. It guides you through the overwhelming maze of treatment decisions, simplifies the complicated schedule that lies ahead, and provides valuable tools to help you to put together your plan of care. Empower yourself with accurate, understandable information that will give you the ability to confidently participate in the decision making about your care and treatment."

Surviving Prostate Cancer Without Surgery

Surviving Prostate Cancer Without Surgery Author Michael J. Dattoli
ISBN-10 0964008882
Year 2005
Pages 270
Language en
Publisher Prostate Cancer Resource Center
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If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you owe it to yourself to become informed about the disease and to know all your treatment options. The good news is there has been great medical progress in recent years and prostate cancer is now a highly treatable disease. For most patients who are diagnosed early, the choice of treatment most often comes down to radiation versus radical surgery, either with or without some form of hormonal therapy. This book provides the latest medical data and explains why more men are now avoiding surgery and instead choosing state-of-the-art radiation therapy such as seed implants and IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy). Book jacket.

Androgen Deprivation Therapy

Androgen Deprivation Therapy Author John W. Robinson, PhD, R Psych
ISBN-10 9781617052200
Year 2014-06-06
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher Demos Medical Publishing
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"This is an excellent resource for individuals who are both being treated by and caring for those on androgen deprivation therapy. It addresses commonly understood as well as sensitive topics impacted by this treatment and offers explanations and strategies for how to address and cope with these side effects. Its interactive activities, patient testimonials, and annotations encourage readers to study the topics so that they will better understand the issues. In all, it is a superb source of knowledge for these patients and their families and caregivers."--Doody's Book Review Service Successfully manage the side effects of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and get back to life For many men with prostate cancer, ADT (sometimes referred to as hormone therapy) offers hope for controlling the disease and living longer. But the side effects can leave you with unexpected physical and emotional changes. In Androgen Deprivation Therapy, experts who have helped hundreds of men provide you and your loved ones with the tools and solutions you need to prepare for treatment and deal with every situation. You'll learn how to: Reduce hot flashes and night sweats Address changes in weight and body composition Maintain sexual intimacy despite changes in libido Fight fatigue and insomnia Control mood swings and depression Maintain open communication with your partner

The Definitive Guide to Prostate Cancer

The Definitive Guide to Prostate Cancer Author Aaron E. Katz
ISBN-10 9781609613112
Year 2011-09-13
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Rodale
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The complete guide to coping with prostate cancer, with expert health advice for every man. This comprehensive handbook gives men the vital information they need to effectively navigate every step of dealing with prostate cancer. A newly diagnosed cancer patient faces a mind-numbing array of treatment options, including medical therapies that carry serious side effects--and determining the right course of action is an overwhelming task. In simple yet scientific terms, this book empowers readers with the tools they need to proactively fight cancer by making the most informed treatment decisions possible. With groundbreaking developments recently emerging in both conventional and holistic prostate cancer research, it is imperative that men fighting this disease have the absolute latest information. As founder and director of the Center for Holistic Urology at Columbia University, Dr. Katz is uniquely positioned to guide readers through the new practices and breakthrough treatment options for every stage of the battle with cancer, from prevention to postdiagnosis. One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime, and countless families will be affected by this widespread but ultimately curable disease. Armed with Dr. Katz's expert guidance, patients will be equipped to actively participate in reclaiming their health and navigating this difficult diagnosis.

Managing Prostate Cancer

Managing Prostate Cancer Author Andrew J. Roth
ISBN-10 9780199336920
Year 2015-11-03
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press
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The statistics are sobering: over 200,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. With this diagnosis, men are expected to psychologically combat the worry, practical concerns, and the emotional and physical changes during an immensely trying time. How to help? In Managing Prostate Cancer: A Guide for Living Better, Dr. Andrew J. Roth, a psychiatrist specializing in psychological support for cancer patients, provides the emotional skills and strategies necessary to help patients deal with the challenges a prostate cancer diagnosis brings to everyday life. These tools, which Dr. Roth terms "Emotional Judo," effectively teach patients to identify what their fears are rooted in, how to distinguish the rational and irrational aspects of their thoughts and behaviors, make healthier choices to promote a more positive approach, and ultimately transform their lives into a more fulfilling and peaceful journey.

Prostate Cancer For Dummies

Prostate Cancer For Dummies Author Paul H. Lange
ISBN-10 9781118053034
Year 2011-03-10
Pages 388
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Hearing that you have prostate cancer, or even that you may have it, is very scary. But this disease, in many cases, is curable. Even if you have advanced cancer that's spread beyond the prostate, many treatments help extend your life for years. You need good information to help you with the decisions that lie ahead, and this book provides you with this information. Prostate Cancer For Dummies can help you if You have prostate cancer (or you think that you have it), or someone close to you has it. You want information on treatments for prostate cancer as you form a treatment plan with your doctor. You are curious about alternative therapies for prostate cancer. You want to know what actions you can take over the long-term to continue to fight your prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer For Dummies explains the key issues and problems that are associated with prostate cancer, and assures you that although the initial impact of being diagnosed is devastating, you can take action to extend your life. You don't have to read this book from the first page straight on through, although you can. You may want to read the first chapter and then move to the chapters that affect you the most. In Prostate Cancer For Dummies, you'll gain insight into Discovering the key symptoms of prostate cancer Recognizing the risk factors, and who's most likely to have prostate cancer Getting a diagnosis, and what's involved Getting well again, and how you can work with your doctor to come up with a plan to cope with your cancer Changing your lifestyle to decrease your risk of a recurrence Coping with the aftermath, from temporary to permanent side effects Handling work and family, and how to help others understand what you're going through It's extremely hard to hear from your doctor that you or a loved one has prostate cancer. But after you recover from the initial shock of diagnosis, you need to educate yourself, and, with the help of your physician, make a plan for getting the best treatment possible. Prostate Cancer For Dummies will help you achieve these goals and encourage you to maintain your commitment to managing your health.

100 Questions Answers About Prostate Cancer

100 Questions   Answers About Prostate Cancer Author Pamela Ellsworth
ISBN-10 0763752053
Year 2009-09-29
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning
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EMPOWER YOURSELF! Whether you’re a newly diagnosed prostate cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. The only text to provide both the doctor’s and patient’s point of view, 100 Questions and Answers About Prostate Cancer gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. The updated Second Edition provides a comprehensive, step-by-step discussion of what you can expect in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, while patient commentary gives you a real-life understanding of what these steps might mean for your day-to-day life. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.

Saving Your Sex Life

Saving Your Sex Life Author John P. Mulhall
ISBN-10 9781456603397
Year 2011-06-01
Pages 234
Language en
Publisher CIACT
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In a straightforward style, Dr. John Mulhall guides the reader through the basics of male sexuality, explains the role of testosterone, the functions of the prostate, and the common difficulties men encounter when disease strikes. In plain language, this book spells out the causes and symptoms of prostate disease and diseases of the lower urinary tract and the approach to deal with the aftermath of treatment.

Prostate and Cancer Large Print 16pt

Prostate and Cancer  Large Print 16pt Author Sheldon Marks
ISBN-10 9781459610200
Year 2011-02-01
Pages 616
Language en
Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com
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Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting American men, with over 186,000 new cases diagnosed in the United States annually; 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Renowned prostate cancer specialist Sheldon Marks offers the definitive guide for men concerned about or diagnosed with prostate cancer, and for their families.Since the third edition (2003), there have been significant changes in treatment and resources. Working with Dr. Judd Moul, the Chairman of Urology at Duke and one of the worlds top experts on prostate cancer, Marks provides the most up - to - date information on diagnosis, treatment, and common questions.

A Primer on Prostate Cancer

A Primer on Prostate Cancer Author Stephen B. Strum
ISBN-10 0965877779
Year 2005
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher
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Constructs a strong foundation of knowledge about prostate cancer and its consequences. Elementary discussions of the impact of the disease, the role of loved ones, the importance of understanding the nature of prostate cancer and the importance of the medical record, it then builds with a discussion of information gathering and the basics of prostate cancer. Information on diagnosis and testing, as well as an extensive chapter on treatment options is included.

Man to Man

Man to Man Author Michael Korda
ISBN-10 9780679781233
Year 1997
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Vintage
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The author shares his own experience with prostate cancer, from the first diagnosis of the disease, through treatment and its unpleasant side effects, to recovery and coping strategies. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.