The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Prostate Cancer [NOOK Book]

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Expert medical advice from one of the nation’s top-ranked hospitals for urology and cancer care This year, more than 230,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, while 1 in 6 men will fight prostate cancer in their lives. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men over age 50.In The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Prostate Cancer, Dr. Eric A. Klein, ranked one of America’s best doctors, offers men the substantive information they need to prevent, treat, and even live well with prostate cancer. This ...
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The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Prostate Cancer

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Overview

Expert medical advice from one of the nation’s top-ranked hospitals for urology and cancer care This year, more than 230,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, while 1 in 6 men will fight prostate cancer in their lives. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men over age 50.In The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Prostate Cancer, Dr. Eric A. Klein, ranked one of America’s best doctors, offers men the substantive information they need to prevent, treat, and even live well with prostate cancer. This excellent resource gives readers the trusted medical guidance Dr. Klein offers his patients, including:
  • The best diagnostic tests, new therapies, and medications currently being tested in clinical trials
  • Insight into the treatments that have been shown to be the most successful
  • Specific information about how to take charge of their health and live a healthier lifestyle
  • Personal stories of those who have triumphed over prostate cancer
  • Plus, advice on how they can treat this disease without losing their quality of life
Cleveland Clinic is one of the nation’s top-rated hospitals for the treatment of cancer and is top-ranked for urology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607143932
  • Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/1/2009
  • Series: Cleveland Clinic Guides
  • Sold by: Kaplan, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Eric A. Klein, MD, is Director of the Center for Urologic Oncology at Cleveland Clinic Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute and a professor of surgery at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. He has written or edited seven books on urological malignancies and has been listed in Best Doctors in America since 1996. Dr. Klein is a co-discoverer of XMRV, a human virus found in men genetically predisposed to prostate cancer.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Your Prostate: What It Is and What It Does 1

Ch. 2 Who Gets Prostate Cancer? 7

Ch. 3 How Is Prostate Cancer Detected? 21

Ch. 4 Getting a Picture of Prostate Cancer 35

Ch. 5 Treating Prostate Cancer 51

Ch. 6 When the Cancer Fights Back 71

Ch. 7 Preventing Prostate Cancer 87

Ch. 8 Finding Clinical Trials 101

Ch. 9 Research: Hope for the Future 117

Ch. 10 Moving Forward 133

Appendix 1 Late-Breaking News on Prostate Cancer 135

Appendix 2 Where to Start on the Web 143

Index 145

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