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 with prostate cancer every year, then this straightforward guide is for you. You get up-to-date information on treatment options and discover how to cope with treatment side effects, receive the follow-up care you need, and handle work and family life during your recovery.
Praise for Prostate Cancer For Dummies
"When choices are varied and involve surgical and non- surgical options for localized prostate cancer, information needs to be balanced and clearly explained with nonmedical terminology. Prostate Cancer For Dummies fills this critical niche."
Paul F. Schellhammer, MD, Professor of Urology
About the Author
Paul H. Lange, MD (Seattle, WA) is a prostate cancer survivor himself and is an internationally renowned surgeon and a leader of cutting-edge research on urological malignancies, including prostate cancer. He is a medical school professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Lange is also co-director of the Genitourinary Tumor Laboratory at the University of Washington.
Christine Adamec is a veteran medical writer.