Navigation Links
What comes after prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the number two killer of American men, second only to lung cancer. It is a disease that affects more than 2 million American men, and in 2010 there were over 218,000 new diagnoses. It is a disease that kills, but even for those who survive it, the world is never quite the same. Issues such as impotence, urinary incontinence and depression are common after-effects of prostate cancer, and until now there were few resources for those facing these hurdles for the first time.

In AFTER PROSTATE CANCER: A What-Comes-Next Guide to a Safe and Informed Recovery, Dr. Arnold Melman offer his expertise in helping men through their emotionally and physically exhausting recovery process. Assisting in this task is Rosemary Newnham, a professional writer with a background in medical writing and oral history. Together, they give men who have survived this harrowing experience strategies for healthfully approaching post-therapy issues.

Included in the book are real stories and experiences from prostate cancer survivors, as well as accessible information from the most up-to-date medical literature. In addition to being a helpful guide for survivors, AFTER PROSTATE CANCER is also a tool for family members; for the wives, children, and friends of those who have gone through so much. In the same way that pink ribbon culture has been enriched by husbands of breast cancer survivors, blue ribbon culture can benefit from well informed wives.

For anyone who didn't expect to live through the disease, or simply didn't know what awaited them on the other side, AFTER PROSTATE CANCER is a useful tool in managing the day-to-day. The hardest part is over. What comes next?


Contact: Robert Wicks
Oxford University Press

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Pitt team finds way to classify post-cardiac arrest patients to better predict outcomes
2. Coordinated Cooling Effort After Cardiac Arrest Can Improve Outcomes
3. When It Comes to Memory, Practice Seems to Make Perfect
4. Breast Cancer Plus Other Health Issues Linked to Worse Outcomes
5. Worse outcomes for older breast cancer patients with other health problems
6. IASLC welcomes publication of CT screening results from National Lung Screening Trial
7. Singer Crystal Bowersox Comes to Terms With Diabetes
8. Hospital outcomes research named Article of the Year
9. Sleep apnea may increase the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes
10. Study: What mom thinks matters when it comes to mental illness
11. 30 Years Into the Epidemic, a Generation With HIV Comes of Age
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The holiday season is jam-packed with family ... of attendees is of the utmost importance. Whether you are cooking at home ... recipes a try this holiday season. , Turkey Croquettes ,     Ingredients: ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Medical ... once again for its stellar workplace culture with the company’s Cincinnati office being ... Medical Solutions’ Cincinnati office was named a finalist in Cincinnati Business Courier’s 13th ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... Dr. John ... to learn more about hair loss treatment with the Capillus272™ Pro laser therapy cap. ... solution for thicker and fuller hair, without the need for surgery, prescription pills, or ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... On November 10, 2015, Bohrer ... Court of Connecticut on behalf of a home health care worker who provided companionship ... former home health care workers employed by Humana, Inc., Humana at Home, Inc., and ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... According to ... surgical robot is being more and more widely heralded as a breakthrough for performing ... Vinci method has over traditional laparoscopic surgery is that it can greatly reduce the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/25/2015)... 25, 2015 Allergan plc (NYSE: ... Rugen Therapeutics, a start-up  biotechnology company focused on ... disorders and funded by the F-Prime Biomedical Research ... into an exclusive collaboration to support the discovery ... Disorders (ASD) and Obsessive Compulsive disorders (OCD). ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... 2015 USP 800 applies to all ... pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurses, physicians, physician assistants, home ... also covers all entities which store, prepare, transport, ... healthcare institutions, patient treatment clinics, physicians, practice facilities, ... --> What is the purpose of ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... 2015 Asia -based ... BioLight and the New Investors will make a direct ... a private placement. The financing will help IOPtima to ... used in the treatment of glaucoma, as well as ... IOPtimate™ system with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: