The Resource Prostate cancer sourcebook : basic consumer health information about prostate cancer, including information about the associated risk factors, detection, diagnosis, and treatment of prostate cancer; along with information on non-malignant prostate conditions, and featuring a section listing support and treatment centers and a glossary of related terms, edited by Dawn D. Matthews

Prostate cancer sourcebook : basic consumer health information about prostate cancer, including information about the associated risk factors, detection, diagnosis, and treatment of prostate cancer; along with information on non-malignant prostate conditions, and featuring a section listing support and treatment centers and a glossary of related terms, edited by Dawn D. Matthews

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Prostate cancer sourcebook : basic consumer health information about prostate cancer, including information about the associated risk factors, detection, diagnosis, and treatment of prostate cancer; along with information on non-malignant prostate conditions, and featuring a section listing support and treatment centers and a glossary of related terms
Title
Prostate cancer sourcebook
Title remainder
basic consumer health information about prostate cancer, including information about the associated risk factors, detection, diagnosis, and treatment of prostate cancer; along with information on non-malignant prostate conditions, and featuring a section listing support and treatment centers and a glossary of related terms
Statement of responsibility
edited by Dawn D. Matthews
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.99/463
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC280.P7
LC item number
P7599 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2001 N-470
  • WJ 39
NLM item number
P966 2001
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Matthews, Dawn D
Series statement
Health reference series
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  • Prostate
  • Consumer education
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
Label
Prostate cancer sourcebook : basic consumer health information about prostate cancer, including information about the associated risk factors, detection, diagnosis, and treatment of prostate cancer; along with information on non-malignant prostate conditions, and featuring a section listing support and treatment centers and a glossary of related terms, edited by Dawn D. Matthews
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cancer in Men -- Cancer: An Overview -- Top Five Cancers in Men -- Racial/Ethnic Prostate Cancer Patterns in the United States -- Metastatic Cancer -- Screening for Prostate Cancer -- The Prostate-Specific-Antigen (PSA) Test -- Questions and Answers about Early Prostate Cancer -- What Women Should Know about the Prostate -- The Urinary System and How It Works -- Treatment of Prostate Cancer -- Understanding Treatment Choices for Prostate Cancer -- Cryosurgery -- Prostate Seed Implants -- Radiotherapy -- Biological Therapy -- Angiogenesis Inhibitors in the Treatment of Cancer -- Selenium Supplements for Prevention of Prostate Cancer -- Alternative Medicine -- Caring for Your Health and Feelings after Cancer Treatment -- Post-Treatment Concerns: Incontinence, Impotence, and Infertility -- Non-Malignant Prostate Conditions and Related Concerns -- Prostatic Enlargement: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia -- Prostatitis -- Impotence -- Peyronie's Disease -- Current Research Initiatives and Clinical Trials -- The Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study -- The Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial -- The Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT) -- Taking Part in Clinical Trials: What to Expect -- New Prostate Treatment Technology -- Vitamin E for Prevention of Prostate Cancer -- Prostate and Urologic Diseases Organizations -- National Organizations Offering Services to People with Cancer -- Finding Cancer Support Groups -- Managing Insurance Issues -- Financial Assistance for Cancer Care -- Links to Cancer Information on the Internet
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 358 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036792922
Label
Prostate cancer sourcebook : basic consumer health information about prostate cancer, including information about the associated risk factors, detection, diagnosis, and treatment of prostate cancer; along with information on non-malignant prostate conditions, and featuring a section listing support and treatment centers and a glossary of related terms, edited by Dawn D. Matthews
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cancer in Men -- Cancer: An Overview -- Top Five Cancers in Men -- Racial/Ethnic Prostate Cancer Patterns in the United States -- Metastatic Cancer -- Screening for Prostate Cancer -- The Prostate-Specific-Antigen (PSA) Test -- Questions and Answers about Early Prostate Cancer -- What Women Should Know about the Prostate -- The Urinary System and How It Works -- Treatment of Prostate Cancer -- Understanding Treatment Choices for Prostate Cancer -- Cryosurgery -- Prostate Seed Implants -- Radiotherapy -- Biological Therapy -- Angiogenesis Inhibitors in the Treatment of Cancer -- Selenium Supplements for Prevention of Prostate Cancer -- Alternative Medicine -- Caring for Your Health and Feelings after Cancer Treatment -- Post-Treatment Concerns: Incontinence, Impotence, and Infertility -- Non-Malignant Prostate Conditions and Related Concerns -- Prostatic Enlargement: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia -- Prostatitis -- Impotence -- Peyronie's Disease -- Current Research Initiatives and Clinical Trials -- The Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study -- The Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial -- The Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT) -- Taking Part in Clinical Trials: What to Expect -- New Prostate Treatment Technology -- Vitamin E for Prevention of Prostate Cancer -- Prostate and Urologic Diseases Organizations -- National Organizations Offering Services to People with Cancer -- Finding Cancer Support Groups -- Managing Insurance Issues -- Financial Assistance for Cancer Care -- Links to Cancer Information on the Internet
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 358 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036792922

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