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Understanding Prostate Cancer

by Michael McCormack

  • 184 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Hushion House Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Consumer Health

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12657522M
    ISBN 102922260143
    ISBN 109782922260144
    OCLC/WorldCa56490554

    Collin SM, Metcalfe C, Donovan J, Lane JA, Davis M, Neal D, et al. Associations of lower urinary tract symptoms with prostate-specific antigen levels, and screen-detected localized and advanced prostate cancer: a case-control study nested within the UK population-based ProtecT (Prostate testing for cancer and Treatment) study. Prostate cancer books about sexual side effects "In a straightforward style, Dr. John Mulhall guides the reader through the basics of male sexuality, explains the role of testosterone, the functions of the prostate, and the common difficulties men encounter when disease strikes.

      Understanding Prostate Cancer - Intermediate Risk - Duration: Understanding the Prostate - Specific Antigen (PSA) Test for Prostate Conditions - . PROSTATE CANCER PATIENT GUIDE 39 Prostate cancer is diagnosed with a biopsy. The most common reason for a man to undergo a prostate biopsy is due to an elevated prostate-specific antigen level, or PSA, determined by a blood test. Recent changes in PSA screening recommendations have impacted the rates of prostate cancer diagnosis (see Screening for.

    UNDERSTANDING URINARY PROBLEMS FOLLOWING PROSTATE CANCER TREATMENT Urination is controlled by two urinary sphincters, which are muscles acting like valves. The internal sphincter is located where the bladder and urethra join, called the bladder neck. The external sphincter sits below the prostate near the pelvic Size: 1MB. In simple terms, cancer is a group of more than diseases that develop across time and involve the uncontrolled division of the body's cells. Although cancer can develop in virtually any of the body's tissues, and each type of cancer has its unique features, the basic processes that produce cancer are quite similar in all forms of the disease.


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Understanding Prostate Cancer by Michael McCormack Download PDF EPUB FB2

If cancer is found, the doctor may do abdominal and pelvic X-rays to see if the cancer has spread outside of the prostate.

An MRI and a bone scan may. Prostate Cancer For Dummies can help you if. You have prostate cancer (or you think that you have it), or someone close to you has it.

You want information on treatments for prostate cancer as you form a treatment plan with your doctor. You are curious about alternative therapies for prostate by: 4. Purchase on Amazon: The Facts: Comparing Prostate Cancer Treatment Options By Michael J.

Dattoli, M.D. This booklet provides a comprehensive overview of published, peer-reviewed data showing the advantages and disadvantages of the currently available treatment options for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer Understanding Prostate Cancer book men in the United States.

Prostate cancer usually grows very slowly, and finding and treating it before symptoms occur may not Understanding Prostate Cancer book men’s health. Start here to find information on prostate cancer treatment, research, causes and prevention, screening, and statistics. PROSTATE CANCER 20/20 is a streamlined and accessible guide to understanding prostate cancer and its treatment options.

Each case of prostate cancer is unique—necessitating an individualized approach—and the bewildering array of treatments available can confuse the patient and his loved ones grappling with how best to navigate through the formidable process 5/5(13).

The prostate is a small gland in men. It is part of the male reproductive prostate is about the size and shape of a walnut. It sits low in the pelvis, below the bladder and just in front of the prostate helps make semen, the milky fluid that carries sperm from the testicles through the penis when a man prostate surrounds part of the urethra, a tube.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Understanding Prostate Cancer: A Complete Guide: The Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Prostate Cancer by Raymond Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : $ Welcome to Understanding Prostate Cancer. My name is Ken Pienta, Professor of Urology and Oncology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

I have been studying prostate cancer and treating patients with prostate cancer for over 25 years. Over 1, men worldwide andmen in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer every User Ratings: starsAverage User Rating See.

Age: The diagnosis of prostate cancer is rare in men younger than As men age, they are increasingly more likely to develop it. 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed in their lifetimes. Family history: If your father, grandfather, brother, son or other closely related family member has had prostate cancer, you are at an increased risk yourself.

Understanding Cancer is a series of more than 60 resources for people with cancer, their families and friends. The series includes easy-to-read information about specific types of cancer, treatments, and emotional and practical issues. There are also audio-visual materials that can be downloaded or streamed online.

Prostate specific antigen (PSA) is a protein produced by the prostate, measurable with a blood test, and high levels may indicate the presence of prostate cancer.

However, since high levels can also indicate other conditions, such as prostatitis, the American Urological Association suggests that the test should be reserved for men over Men.

Prostate-specific antigen test: This blood test checks the amount of a protein called PSA that is produced by prostate cells. Higher levels may be a sign of cancer. By themselves, they are not. UNDERSTANDING SURGERY FOR PROSTATE CANCER This book is for men who have made a decision to have a specific treatment or have already received treatment for prostate cancer.

It contains information to help you understand important issues about surgery as a treatment option following a prostate cancer Size: 2MB. Understanding Prostate Cancer book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men as 4/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: Comprendre le cancer de la prostate. Description: p.: ill. ; 22 cm. Responsibility. Understanding Prostate Cancer is reviewed approximately every two years.

Check the publication date above to ensure this copy is up to date. you may wish to discuss issues raised in this book with them. All care is taken to ensure that the information in this booklet is accurate at the time of publication. Please. Diagnosis, Treatment Options and Guidelines Prostate cancer (PCa) is the secondmost common type of cancer in men in the United States.

It accounts for approximately 25% of cancers and is the second-leading cause of cancer death in American men. 1 As the population ages, the number of men with PCa is expected to increase. With the current controversy over prostate. Understanding Prostate Changes: A Health Guide for Men Describes common prostate changes and how to treat them; discusses information on prostate cancer symptoms, risk factors, screening, and biopsies; and includes resources and a glossary.

is intended to provide information and resources that may be helpful to you along your treatment journey. It is not intended to provide medical advice, replace your treatment plan with your doctor or nurse, or provide treatment direction. No one knows what causes prostate cancer, but certain factors increase your risk of getting it.

Age. Your risk increases as you get older. It is rare before 40 years old. Most prostate cancer occurs in men age 65 and older.

Family history. Having a father, brother, or son with prostate cancer increases your risk. Prostate Cancer Stage is the rating system consisting of four stages used to describe the spread of cancer.

The different stages of cancer describe cancer confined within the prostate, growth that extends to tissue outside the prostate, to local organs or metastasized to distant parts of the body.Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men (after skin cancer), but it can often be treated successfully.

If you have prostate cancer or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about prostate cancer, including risk factors, symptoms, how it is found, and how it is treated.Prostate Cancer Books.

Dr. Patrick Walsh's Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer (Patrick C. Walsh and Janet Farrar Worthington) The Whole Life Prostate Book: Everything That Every Man — At Every Age — Needs to Know About Maintaining Optimal Prostate Health (H.

Ballentine Carter and Gerald Secor Couzens).