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Reimagining Men's Cancers : The Celebrity Diagnosis Guide to Personalized Treatment and Prevention
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America's fascination with celebrities never gets old. From People magazine, with a readership of 43 million to Internet sites like JustJared.com with over 80 million monthly views, celebrity information not only sells, it educates people about important issues––including cancer. Information is empowering and reading about a famous person coping with cancer can not only be inspiring, it can save a life. That's what Reimagining Cancer exemplifies through each of the books in the series
Cancer doesn't have to be a death sentence. About half of all cancers are preventable and can be avoided if current medical knowledge is better delivered*. Reimagining Men's Cancers—focusing on cancers of the prostate, penis, and testicles—provides readers with that critical information to help them manage, cope, and recover through a concise, easy-to-read style and format.
Beginning with a view of basic anatomy and an overview of how we view a particular cancer today, chapters flow easily into an explanation of signs, symptoms, diagnosis, scientific information and guidelines, and include a comprehensive survey of treatments and prevention. Woven throughout are stories, both medical and anecdotal, from men such as Joe Torre, Robert De Niro, Sir Ian McKellen, and Scott Hamilton.
Education is the key, and by using celebrity stories, Reimagining Men's Cancers can attract countless readers who might otherwise not pay attention to an epidemic that is likely to affect them or a loved one.
* The recent World Cancer Report from the World Health Organization