Understanding Prostate DiseaseBook - 1999
Understanding Prostate Disease All There Is to Know Every man is worried about prostate disease--with good reason. More than half of all men over the age of 50 have at least one prostate problem! With today's technology, more men are being diagnosed with prostate problems than ever before. Yet few men have the latest information or practical understanding of the various forms of prostate disease. Understanding Prostate Disease solves that problem. A complete prostate reference book, it explains such diverse conditions as prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and prostate cancer, and discusses every aspect of prostate disease and how to deal with it. Written by the renowned People's Medical Society--America's largest nonprofit consumer health advocacy organization--Understanding Prostate Disease is the only book you'll need to be fully informed and empowered. In clear, easy-to-understand language, Understanding Prostate Disease goes well beyond the basic condition descriptions. You'll learn: The most common and important prostate problem symptoms When to consult a doctor--and the best type of doctor to see Everything you need to know about prostate screening tests. Are they accurate? (You may be surprised by what is revealed.) The most effective treatments. What works? What doesn't? And what's effective at your age? Understanding Prostate Disease also provides the latest information about: How to prevent prostate problems Which alternative and complementary therapies are most effective Ways to make sure your health insurance covers your treatment--and what to do if they say no Understanding Prostate Disease is your one-stop reference to everything associated with prostate problems. If there's only one book to own about prostate problems, this is it! The People's Medical Society is the nation's foremost consumer health advocacy organization. Authors of more than 80 books on all aspects of consumer health, the People's Medical Society is dedicated to bringing empowering and important health information to the medical consumer. Visit us online at www.mgr.com
Publisher: [New York] : Macmillan, c1999.
Characteristics: xii, 242 p. ;,21 cm.
Alternative Title: At head of title: People's medical society
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