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Authors: Virginia, Ph.D. Vandall-Walker,
Publisher: UBC Pre
Keywords: guide, press, resource, information, prostate, surgery, radical
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2009-03-02
ISBN-10: 1897425171
ISBN-13: 9781897425176

Now in its third revised edition, "Before and After Radical Prostate Surgery" is a research-based, comprehensive, and comprehensible resource on prostate surgery in Canada.Aimed at men with concerns about prostate surgery and their partners, this invaluable guide includes chapters on preparing for prostate surgery, the surgery itself, recovery in hospital and at home, a list of recommended resources, and special sections to record personal notes and important contact information.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: elderly, men, screening, cancer, effectiveness, prostate, costs
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788132903
ISBN-13: 9780788132902

Discusses the possibility of having Medicare cover prostate cancer (PC) screening. Weighs the benefits & risks of screening & considers the possibility that reimbursement by Medicare could help patients make better decisions which would not be based on money alone. Provides information about PC: the basic biology of PC, risk factors for the disease, mortality rates, etc. Presents the technologies available for early detection along with treatment possibilities. Provides studies of: digital rectal exams, prostate-specific antigens, & transrectal ultrasound. Illustrated.

Author: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Asse
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: elderly, men, screening, cancer, effectiveness, prostate, costs
Number of Pages: 141
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 0160480671
ISBN-13: 9780160480676

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: pages, collection, health, bound
Number of Pages: 212
Published: 2007-08-01
ISBN-10: 1422315177
ISBN-13: 9781422315170

A collection of fact sheets that offer practical advice on health-related topics for adults in their middle & older years. Includes info. on subjects, such as: arthritis, cancer, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, menopause, osteoporosis, stroke, prostate problems, dietary supp., exercise, foot care, good nutrition, stop smoking, taking care of your teeth & mouth, getting a good nightżs sleep, safely using medications, choosing a doctor, & hospital hints. Includes a section on how to protect yourself now & plan for the future: crime & older people; getting your affairs in order; hypot
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