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Author Roth, Andrew J., author.

Title Managing prostate cancer : a guide for living better / by Andrew J. Roth, MD.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
©2015
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  616.99463 ROT    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  616.99463 ROT    AVAILABLE
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Description xi, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary "No one can forecast the outcome of prostate cancer. Diagnosis, treatment decisions, and treatment complications are fraught with uncertainty and distress. In Managing Prostate Cancer, Dr. Andrew Roth teaches patients with prostate-cancer and their loved ones strategies for how to live better with the questions and challenges that arise with this diagnosis. These tools will also help healthcare givers to provide improved support for their patients and families"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-336) and index.
Contents Why me? Why not me? What now? : and why is a psychiatrist writing a book about prostate cancer? -- How can you make the right treatment choice when there is no perfect choice? -- Lifting the weight of waiting and preparing for treatment : deciding between definitive treatment and watchful waiting or active surveillance -- Prostate cancer anxiety, depression, and sleep problems : relax and enter the draft of the emotional judo playbook -- Do I really need a psychiatric medication to cope with prostate cancer? -- Keeping the flames of intimacy alive -- Urinary, bowel, and energy leaks : this wasn't supposed to happen to me -- Not for patients only : spouses or partners can manage prostate cancer better too -- Coping with recurrence of cancer if the "definitive" treatment doesn't work : going hormonal -- Grieving for loss of trust, physical wholeness, and sense of immortality : reinvesting in your future as a wise role model.
Subject Prostate -- Cancer -- United States.
Prostate -- Cancer -- Psychological aspects.
Men -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
Physician and patient.
ISBN 9780199336920 (paperback)
019933692X (paperback)
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