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A Primer on Prostate Cancer is an unbiased, easily understood and reader-friendly tool that patients rave about in their reviews on web bookseller sites, often mentioning that the book should be the first book a newly diagnosed man and his family read and that they appreciate the information in it. Each of the 23 reviews on Amazon.com as well as the reviews on BarnesandNoble.com are five stars. There are no negative comments in any of the reviews.
The Primer is presented in a user-friendly format with color-coded portions of text, physician¡¦s notes which are case studies presented to reinforce important concepts, fully indexed and referenced, with glossary, chapter summaries, appendices with further discussion of certain topics and graphic presentation of staging tools such as the Partin Tables, TNM staging system and useful forms for the prostate cancer patient and his doctor.
I purchased this for a friend who has prostate cancer. He said the book was very informative and helped him get a better grasp of what he has to deal with so he can make more... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Laura Eggers
This book is a must have/read for men who have just been or are going through treatment for prostate cancer.Published 13 months ago by Jim Vollmer
This is far and above a primer. It provides everything you need to know about this common disease of aging men including treatment and cures.Published 18 months ago by John T. Worthington
As someone diagnosed with prostate cancer this is a good overview of treatment options and education on the prostate. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Melody
After studying alot on the prostate cancer subject I can definitely state that this is the one book a person needs for all the important information on the subject.Published 23 months ago by mellow
an excellent survey of prostate cancer: diagnosis, staging, treatment options. unbiased- not written by a surgeon or interventional radiologist, but by a medical oncologist... Read morePublished on April 29, 2012 by J. Klugman
I bought the kindle edition but was very frustrated by the sloppy conversion from the printed version. Read morePublished on March 14, 2012 by Susan Johnson
The book was in good shape when it arrived. This is a very informative book on prostate cancer. Doctor Strum covers everything from detection of the cancer, detailed information... Read morePublished on July 16, 2011 by lowika