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e-Book A Man's Dilemma: Understanding Prostate Cancer and Treatment Options download

e-Book A Man's Dilemma: Understanding Prostate Cancer and Treatment Options download

by Stuart Wolk

ISBN: 0595741703
ISBN13: 978-0595741700
Language: English
Publisher: Writers Club Press (October 8, 2002)
Pages: 198
Category: Medicine
Subategory: Medical

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prostate cancer is most common among white men, followed by Hispanic and Native American me. The younger a man’s relatives are when they have prostate cancer, the greater his risk for developing the disease.

prostate cancer is most common among white men, followed by Hispanic and Native American men. Asian-American men have the lowest rates of prostate cancer. Men whose fathers or brothers have had prostate cancer have a 2 to 3 times higher risk of prostate cancer than men who do not have a family history of the disease. Prostate cancer risk also appears to be slightly higher for men from families with a history of breast cancer. The risk of prostate cancer may be higher for men who eat high-fat diets.

Treatment options of prostate cancer Understanding when symptoms are a sign of something serious and either diagnosing the disease or confirming a previous diagnosis require expertise from specialists.

Treatment options of prostate cancer. In most cases, prostate cancer is diagnosed before the cancer has spread to distant organs or bones. And because prostate cancer cells often grow slowly, many men may not need immediate treatment. In these cases, patients may be candidates for active surveillance. Understanding when symptoms are a sign of something serious and either diagnosing the disease or confirming a previous diagnosis require expertise from specialists trained and experienced in treating prostate cancer. At Cancer Treatment Centers of America®(CTCA), our prostate cancer experts treat all stages of the disease.

This book directs patients to understand options and educate them about treatments specific for their stage of prostate cancer

This book directs patients to understand options and educate them about treatments specific for their stage of prostate cancer. A short STAGING QUIZ directs patients to their correct stage and which of the seven sections of the book to read. The book is divided into seven sections written by experts in prostate cancer. Five of the sections cover the FIVE STAGES OF BLUE

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For most men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer, the cancer is. .These men often have several treatment options to consider

For most men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer, the cancer is found at an early stage. These men often have several treatment options to consider.

For men with prostate cancer, regular PSA tests allow specialists to determine the .

For men with prostate cancer, regular PSA tests allow specialists to determine the best course of treatment. Frank and his wife weighed the options, and three weeks after diagnosis he had surgery, after which the surgeon regularly tested Frank’s prostate specific antigen (PSA) level. The level of PSA in the blood is measured through a simple blood test; high levels may indicate the presence of prostate cancer. But the test is also used through every stage of prostate cancer – from screening and staging to treatment planning and monitoring. Within a few months Frank’s PSA levels started to increase, signalling that there were still cancer cells.

Man's Dilemma:Understanding Prostate Cancer and Treatment Options. by Stuart Rodney Wolk. Written in an engaging style, this is a book all men should read.

Early-stage prostate cancer is very treatable with surgery, radiation, and other options. Find out more from the experts at WebMD. Treatment for Early-Stage Prostate Cancer. Watchful Waiting and Active Surveillance.

A must-read examination of prostate cancer, its implications, and treatments available.
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