QuickFACTS Prostate Cancer: What You Need to Know-NOW

QuickFACTS Prostate Cancer: What You Need to Know-NOW

by American Cancer Society
     
 

With greater public awareness, early detection of prostate cancer is on the rise and mortality rates are declining, and this book emphasizes that all patients should be well-informed decision makers in planning their own treatment. Covering everything from risk factors to living well after treatment, this pocket-sized reference provides critical questions to ask

Overview

With greater public awareness, early detection of prostate cancer is on the rise and mortality rates are declining, and this book emphasizes that all patients should be well-informed decision makers in planning their own treatment. Covering everything from risk factors to living well after treatment, this pocket-sized reference provides critical questions to ask your health care team, is updated with the latest patient treatment guidelines, and includes an advanced dictionary of cancer-related terms.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The major issues are covered here authoritatively and comprehensively for both patients and their loved ones. The ACS has achieved its goal of providing overviews that tackle need-to-know issues and supply references for additional follow-up information as desired. Recommended."  —Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604430080
Publisher:
American Cancer Society, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/25/2011
Series:
QuickFACTS
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

The American Cancer Society is a grassroots organization committed to fighting cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, rehabilitation, and advocacy. Its goals emphasize prevention, early detection, and screening; comprehensive treatment information; answers to questions about insurance, money, and planning for the future; and strategies for coping with the physical symptoms and emotional effects of cancer. They are based in Atlanta.

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