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The diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer is a rapidly changing field. The goal of these two books is to empower readers to ask the right questions and help them make informed decisions about treatment options. As advocates for prostate health and wellness, Dr. Emilia Ripoll, MD (a urologist and urologic oncologist) and Mark Saunders MA (a prostate cancer survivor) are committed to helping men live healthier, happier, and more fulfilling lives.
Do You Have Prostate Cancer? A Compact Guide to Diagnosis and Health
If you have had an abnormal prostate test (PSA, digital rectal exam, or other lab test), this 132-page book provides the most up-to-date information about additional tests, prostate biopsies, and prostate health. Do You Have Prostate Cancer? has an easy-to-read format that is designed to simplify a man’s decisions about his health and the health of his prostate.
Whether you have a GRE or a Ph.D, this book provides the information you need in order to make smart healthcare choices. The Interactive exercises, flow charts, tables, and other colorful graphics help make the medical concepts presented in this book easier to understand.
Because informed patients make better choices, this book was created as a doctor’s office companion that anticipates the conversations you would have with your doctor(s) in 3 to 4 office visits.
Written by a doctor and patient team, Do You Have Prostate Cancer? gives you a unique and informed perspective on prostate health and wellness from the forefront of prostate cancer treatment and research.
Dr. Emilia Ripoll, MD is a Colorado-based urologist and urologic oncologist who has been practicing for more than 25 years. Mark Saunders is a 10-year prostate cancer survivor who was healed by changing his lifestyle (active surveillance).
If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, we recommend you read “Prostate Cancer: A New Approach to Treatment and Healing.”
Prostate Cancer: A New Approach To Treatment and Healing
is the follow-up book to Do You Have Prostate Cancer? This colorful, hands-on, user-friendly book provides the kind of leading-edge information you would hope to receive after seeing several prostate cancer specialists who practice different kinds of medicine.
Prostate Cancer walks readers through the 10 key steps of a prostate cancer diagnosis:
- Prostate anatomy
- Blood, urine, and other diagnostic tests
- Types of prostate cancer
- Treatment by cancer type
- Emerging treatments
- Traditional treatments
- Success & complication rates
- Emotional issues brought on by a prostate cancer diagnosis
- Using your diagnosis as a springboard to better health
Prostate Cancer combines an easy-to-read format with interactive sections at the end of each chapter and a reference section at the end of the book. This mixture of information allows readers to absorb as much medical knowledge as they need and apply it directly to their condition.
Bottom line: If you can read the sports section of your local newspaper, you can read (and understand) this book.