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100 Questions & Answers About Prostate Cancer (Paperback) (M.D. Pamela Ellsworth)

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This guide answers 100 questions patients might have about prostate cancer. It addresses the anatomy and function of the prostate, prostate-specific antigen testing, and warning signs of prostate cancer; definitions and risk factors; screening and detection; staging; treatment and management; complications and side effects of treatment, such as bone pain, incontinence, and erectile dysfunction; and coping aspects like support groups and preparing for death. This edition has been updated to include information like robotic prostatectomy, new medications for the treatment of castrate-resistant cancer, and new diagnostic tests. Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 255.0
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Physician + Patient
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Author: M.D. Pamela Ellsworth
Language: English
Street Date: August 6, 2014
TCIN: 16179357
UPC: 9781284052442
Item Number (DPCI): 247-27-2368

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