Prostate Cancer For Dummies
Part I: Prostate Cancer: What It Is and Is Not.
Chapter 1: Identifying Basic Realities of Prostate Cancer.
Chapter 2: Understanding the Prostate Gland and Recognizing Cancer Symptoms.
Chapter 3: Investigating Who’s at Risk for Prostate Cancer.
Chapter 4: Identifying Diseases That May Mimic Prostate Cancer.
Part II: Getting a Diagnosis.
Chapter 5: Working with Your Doctor to Detect Prostate Cancer.
Chapter 6: Diagnosing and Treating Prostate Cancer with the Help of Specialists.
Chapter 7: Understanding the Biopsy.
Chapter 8: Staging and Grading the C0ncer.
Part III: Getting to Wellness: Treating Prostate Cancer.
Chapter 9: Making a Treatment Plan.
Chapter 10: Mastering Your Fears.
Chapter 11: Prostatectomy: A Mainstay Treatment for Prostate Cancer.
Chapter 12: Destroying the Cancer with Radiation Therapy.
Chapter 13: Slowing the Cancer with Hormones.
Chapter 14: Considering Cutting-edge Treatments.
Chapter 15: Treating Very Advanced Cancer.
Part IV: Changing Your Lifestyle to Combat Prostate Cancer.
Chapter 16: Stress-busting When You Need It Most.
Chapter 17: Working on a Healthy Lifestyle.
Chapter 18: Alternative Remedies.
Part V: Coping with the Aftermath Effects of Prostate Cancer.
Chapter 19: Resolving Erectile Problems.
Chapter 20: Dealing with Urinary Incontinence.
Chapter 21: What to Do When Treatment Doesn’t Wipe Out Cancer.
Part VI: Handling Work and Family.
Chapter 22: Coping with Cancer on the Job.
Chapter 23: Helping Friends and Family Understand Prostate Cancer.
Chapter 24: Helping a Loved One Cope with Prostate Cancer.
Part VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 25: Ten Myths and Realities about Prostate Cancer.
Chapter 26: Ten Must-do’s for Everyone Battling Prostate Cancer.
Chapter 27: Ten Ways to Beat the Blues.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: Resources.