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The Intelligent Patient Guide to Prostate Cancer

The Intelligent Patient Guide to Prostate Cancer

Intelligent Patient Guide to Prostate Cancer received a starred mention in the August issue of Library Journal.

Read the author biographies, table of contents and an excerpt from Intelligent Patient Guide to Prostate Cancer.

by S. Larry Goldenberg MD, Tom Pickles MD and Kim N. Chi MD

(To order, please write to info@granvilleislandpublishing.com or call 877-688-0320.)

All you need to know to take an active part in your treatment. Written by physicians for patients and their families affected by prostate cancer, this book covers all aspects of the disease, from diagnosis to treatment and beyond in an easy-to-understand and informative way. You will be amazed by how much more 'in control' you will feel with this book at your side. Topics include: The symptoms you should watch for, all about the prostate gland, reducing the risk of prostate cancer, the PSA test, what happens when you have surgery or radiation? What about urinary control and sexual function? The side effects of all treatments and a full glossary of important medical terms.

Dr. Goldenberg is a co-director of the Vancouver Prostate Centre, Chairman of the UBC Department of Urologic Sciences, Director of the Men's Health Initiative of BC, and staff urologist at Vancouver General Hospital. He was invested in the Order of British Columbia in 2006 and in the Order of Canada in 2009.

Dr. Tom Pickles is a Professor in the Department of Radiotherapy and Developmental Radiotherapeutics at UBC and a staff radiation oncologist at the BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Clinic. He is credentialed in brachytherapy as well as the use of external radiation for prostate cancer treatment.

Dr. Kim N. Chi is a medical oncologist at the BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Clinic, and the Vancouver Prostate Centre, and an Associate Professor of Medicine with UBC. Over the last 10 years he has specialized in the treatment of prostate cancer, and his research is focused on developing new therapies of advanced prostate cancer.

"As a long-term survivor and quite involved with the prostate support group community, I recommend this updated edition of The Intelligent Patient Guide to Prostate Cancer as it provides a wealth of 'lay friendly' medical-based information for both newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients and those continuing to live with prostate cancer. This valuable book should serve as a core reference 'user guide' for the many thousands of men and their families affected by prostate cancer."
- T. Butterfield
Past-chair, Prostate Cancer Foundation BC

Medicine / Health & Well Being
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Trade Paperback
Fourth Edition
ISBN: 978-0-981159-92-8
6 x 9 in. - 329 pages
US $34.95
CDN $34.95