Prostate cancer: a non-surgical perspective

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Big print makes it easy to read; U.S. content with some discussion of treatment cost. Approved Aug. 2000

ContributionsWallner, Kent
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 156p.
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Open LibraryOL21978948M
ISBN 100964899108

Prostate Cancer: A Non-Surgical Perspective, Third Edition. Treatment of prostate cancer is one of the most controversial areas in medicine. Considerable disagreement exists among doctors as to what treatment, if any, is best. The decision to accept treatment is ultimately up to you.

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(Paperback - Decem ). The ABC's of Nutrition & Supplements for Prostate Cancer by Mark A. Moyad, M.P.H. List Price: Used & new - from $ The ABC's of Prostate Cancer: The Book That Could Save Your Life by Joseph E.

BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RECOMMENDED BOOKS FOR PROSTATE CANCER SURVIVORS & FAMILIES The following list of books has been recommended by prostate cancer survivors, caregivers, and *Prostate Cancer: A Non-Surgical Perspective by Kent Wallner, M.D. 4 *Prostate Cancer - A Patient’s Guide to Treatment Prostate cancer: a non-surgical perspective book Arthur S.

Centeno MD and Gary Onik, MD. As an MD and now one finding out I have stage 4 prostate cancer, (T1c N1 M0) this book is invaluable. Consider it your second opinion. I have an excellent urologist who told me to read this book as my PSA's are normal with active cancer.

The book outlines diagnosis, work up, who should be followed, and who should undergo s: Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. Prostate cancer usually grows very slowly, and finding and treating it before symptoms occur may not improve men’s health. Start here to find information on prostate cancer treatment.

Prostate Cancer Vaccine. Most work by boosting your body's defenses so it can fight an infection. The prostate cancer vaccine gets your immune system to attack cancer cells. This treatment works. "After the availability of the PSA test in the s, and for the following 20 or so years, nearly every man who was diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer was told he.

Prostate cancer is cancer of the prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system that surrounds the urethra just below the bladder. Most prostate cancers are slow growing.

Cancerous cells may spread to other areas of the body, particularly the bones and lymph nodes. It may initially cause no symptoms.

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In later stages, symptoms include pain or difficulty urinating, blood in the. Whether you or someone you love has cancer, knowing what to expect can help you cope. From basic information about cancer and its causes to in-depth information on specific cancer types – including risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment options – you’ll find it here.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wallner, Kent. Prostate cancer: a non-surgical perspective. Canaan, N.Y.: SmartMedicine Press, © Men with advanced prostate cancer can also have gene mutations that boost their sensitivity to testosterone, a hormone that makes prostate cancer cells grow more aggressively.

Fortunately, as many as 90% of the gene defects that have been found so far in advanced prostate cancer can be targeted with existing drugs or drugs that are now in. Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men after skin cancer, affecting 1 in 9 American men in their lifetimes, according to the American Cancer.

Surgery. Surgery is not regarded as monotherapy in men with prostate cancer; rather it is a part of the multimodality approaches. Surgery is mainly suggested for high-risk locally advanced prostate carcinoma ().Radical prostatectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy (PLDN) are mostly applicable surgery types in prostate ionally, RP for high-risk prostate cancer has been.

Image Guided Prostate Cancer Treatments Image-Guided Prostate Cancer Treatments is a comprehensive reference and practical guide on the technology and application of ultrasound and MRI in the male pelvis, with special attention to the prostate Edited by: Robert L.

Bard, Jurgen J. Fütterer, Dan Sperling Price: $ Purchase on Amazon. Introduction. Up to 25% of older men experience hypogonadism, and the prevalence is higher in men with comorbid disease ().Hypogonadal men have low serum testosterone levels and symptoms of androgen deficiency, including a decrease in energy and libido, muscle mass and bone density, as well as impairment in cognition and sexual function, and depressive symptoms ().

86% of prostate cancer surgeries in the United State are robot-assisted operations. Intuitive’s stock price grows 66% from US$ in to $ in   BRCA2 is a multisite cancer gene.

It is generally thought that BRCA2 mutations primarily affect women, but men with mutations are also at elevated cancer risk. The two most important cancer sites for males who carry a mutation are the prostate and the pancreas (Liede et al, ).The risk of prostate cancer is elevated approximately fivefold in BRCA2 carriers, compared to noncarriers.

Cancer is a major life stressor that can disrupt the lifestyles of patients. Init was projected that overmen will be diagnosed with prostate cancer [].While treatment options vary, these options result in changes that can affect a man’s quality of life [2–8].Research has shown that spouses play a central role in men’s choice of treatment and in maintaining men’s quality.

Get this from a library. Prostate cancer: a non-surgical perspective. [Kent Wallner]. The main types of doctors who treat prostate cancer include: Urologist: A surgeons who treat diseases of the urinary system and male reproductive system (including the prostate) Radiation oncologist: A doctor who treats cancer with radiation therapy Medical oncologist: A doctor who treats cancer with medicines such as chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and immunotherapy.

- Yahoo's links for prostate cancer - Seed Pods; A mailing list for those interested in brachytherapy. - Prostate Cancer Resource Network. Prostate Cancer: A Non-Surgical Perspective by Kent Wallner, M.D. (Paperback - August ) Other Editions: Paperback (Large Print) List Price: $ 7.

Prostate And Cancer: A Family Guide To Diagnosis, Treatment And Survival by Sheldon Marks, M.D. (Paperback - February 4, ) List Price: $ 8. A Johns Hopkins Health Book.,Prostate Cancer: A Non-Surgical Perspective by Kent Wallner M.D., Smart Medicine Press, Canaan, N.Y.

and Man to Man: Surviving Prostate Cancer, by Michael Korda, Random House Press. The latter is a first hand account written by one patient who underwent surgery.

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Overtreatment of low-grade prostate cancer (Gleason score ≤ 6) is a recognized problem today, with systematic prostate gland sampling triggered by prostate-specific antigen (PSA) measurements. 1 The extent to which overtreatment is caused by fear of death resulting from cancer, fear of litigation from undertreatment, and misaligned incentives that reimburse more for treating.

Prostate cancer expertise at your fingertips. More than men entrusted Dr. Samadi with their prostate cancer care and recovery. We have created this website as a means of raising awareness and offering support to all men worldwide, who are at risk or have been diagnosed with the disease.

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Prostate cancer: a non-surgical perspective Item Preview remove-circle. 38 Kent Wallner Prostate cancer: A non-surgical perspective The Prostate Answer Book: Remedies and Cures for Every Man and What Your Doctor Never Tells You About Surgery Fred Stephens All About Prostate Cancer Sheldon Marks Prostate & Cancer Mark A.

Moyad The ABC's of Nutrition & Supplemens for Prostate Cancer Patrick C. The following pages are devoted to treatment options that are available at other centers, as viewed from our perspective on the published medical data – the reported results from the leading centers of excellence representing each of the specialties involved in treating prostate cancer.Doctors treating prostate cancer have a wide range of tools available.

Your doctors will work with you to design a treatment plan that gives you the greatest chance of longer life, while managing side effects and preserving prostate function. Learn more about the treatment options for prostate cancer.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: Prostate cancer: a non-surgical perspective.

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