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Major medical breakthroughs are enabling more and more men to survive prostate cancer. Once a deraded killer, the disease can today be managed with a wide range of powerful new strategies. Now this lifesaving guide by Dr. Patrick Walsh and award-winning science writer Janet Farrar Worthington offers a message of hope to all those facing this illness. Learn:

  • The risk factors of prostate cancer, including heredity, diet, and envrionment

  • Why a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, grains, and less red meat may help prevent or delay prostate cancer

  • Why the digital rectal exam and PSA test might save your life

  • The latest treatment options--from Dr. Walsh's nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy to new radiation techniques and promising drugs for advanced prostate cancer

  • Effective methods for recovering continence and potency after treatment.

The ultimate book on the No. 1 men's disease in the world...should be in every man's home.--USA Today

All men--and their loved ones--battling or concerned about prostate cancer should read this book.--Publisher's Weekly

Comforting, encouraging...a must-read for women, men, and families...tells you everything you need to know. --Elizabeth Dole

Dr. Walsh is widely regarded as the nation's finest prostate cancer surgeon... Very current...thoroughgoing primer on the disease, full of accessible but detailed explanations.--Washington Post

Synopsis:

Walsh, professor of urology at Johns Hopkins University, and Worthington, a medical writer, offer a thorough guide to one of the most frightening diseases for men. The authors discuss why prostate cancer is prevalent in the U.S. and the reasons men develop prostate cancer, including age, race, family history and diet.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780446679145
Author:
Walsh, Patrick C.
Author:
Worthington, Janet Farrar
Author:
Walsh, Patrick C.
Publisher:
Warner Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Men's Health
Subject:
Diseases - Prostate Cancer
Subject:
Cancer
Subject:
Prostate
Subject:
Prostatic neoplasms.
Copyright:
Series Volume:
02-4165
Publication Date:
January 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.04x6.16x1.28 in. 1.15 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Walsh, professor of urology at Johns Hopkins University, and Worthington, a medical writer, offer a thorough guide to one of the most frightening diseases for men. The authors discuss why prostate cancer is prevalent in the U.S. and the reasons men develop prostate cancer, including age, race, family history and diet.
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