From the Back Cover
Covers prevention, detection, and treatment options
A must-have reference for patients and their loved ones
If you are one of the thousands of men who are diagnosed withprostate cancer every year, then this straightforward guide is foryou. You get up-to-date information on treatment options anddiscover how to cope with treatment side effects, receive thefollow-up care you need, and handle work and family life duringyour recovery.
Praise for Prostate Cancer For Dummies
"When choices are varied and involve surgical and non- surgicaloptions for localized prostate cancer, information needs to bebalanced and clearly explained with nonmedicalterminology. Prostate Cancer For Dummies fills this criticalniche."
Paul F. Schellhammer, MD, Professor of Urology
About the Author
Paul H. Lange, MD
(Seattle, WA) is a prostate cancersurvivor himself and is an internationally renowned surgeon and aleader of cutting-edge research on urological malignancies,including prostate cancer. He is a medical school professor andChairman of the Department of Urology at the University ofWashington in Seattle. Dr. Lange is also co-director of theGenitourinary Tumor Laboratory at the University of Washington.
Christine Adamec is a veteran medical writer.