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What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(tm) Prostate Cancer: The Breakthrough Information and Treatments That Can Help Save Your Life
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It's The Most Common Cancer in American Men-And a Top Health Concern of Men Over 50. Don't Let Prostate Cancer Win. Discover the Revolutionary Treatments that Could Save Your Life Every year 350,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. With more and more treatments available to tackle the disease, choosing the one that's right for you can be a daunting task. Now Dr. Glenn J. Bubley, an expert oncologist with twenty-five years of experience in conventional and experimental prostate cancer therapies, offers the latest information on the disease and the full range of therapeutic options available. He explains the pioneering techniques and medications being tested in today's clinical trials-including herbs and nutritional supplements-so that you can weigh all the choices and make informed decisions about your health. Discover: * What the prostate is, how it works, and what can go wrong * Natural herbal and nutritional supplements that may improve prostate health * New diagnostic tests-and the limitations of standard PSA screening * The pros and cons of traditional surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy and how to assess promising new treatments * Experimental drugs and vaccines that may slow-or even stop-the spread of prostate cancer * How to choose the right doctor-and the best treatment plan-for you.
One of the only books on the market that contains information about both conventional and alternative therapies, this title is an excellent companion to Dr. Patrick Walsh's "Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer."
- Prostate cancer is the #1 male malignancy, and after lung cancer, the most fatal kind of cancer in men.
- This is one of the only books on the market that contains information about both conventional and alternative therapies. It is an excellent companion to Dr. Patrick Walsh's Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer (Warner, 2001), which has nearly 48,000 combined copies in print.
- Dr. Glenn Bubley is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of Genitourinary Oncology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of The Prostate Journal, the director of the Hershey Family Foundation for Prostate Cancer Research, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Conquer and Cure Prostate Cancer.
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