Newly revised, with up-to-the-minute findings: the potentially lifesaving guide to prostate health by one of the world's foremost urologists
Although most men know little about their prostate glands, an overwhelming majority will be affected by prostate problems at some time in their lives. In this groundbreaking book, now updated to include the latest medical break-throughs, world-renowned urology expert Dr.Peter Scardino arms men with the information they need to battle prostate cancer, prostatitis, and benign prostate enlargement (BPH). This updated edition includes new information on the role genetics may play, hormone replacement therapy, new treatments for prostatitis, and more.
With clear illustrations and charts throughout, this book covers everything men should know about prostate health, helping concerned men and their loved ones to:
?interpret complex and often confusing test results and research findings
?adopt proven prevention strategies
?choose among the many available treatment options
?enjoy a satisfying sex life and good urinary function
Dr. Scardino brings his outstanding experience, expertise, and compassionate advice, combined with the latest medical breakthroughs and cutting-edge studies, to provide men with the knowledge and tools they need to live long, healthy lives.
Peter T. Scardino, M.D., is chairman of the department of urology at the Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center in New York City and head of the hospital's Prostate Cancer Program. He lives in New York City.
With more than two million copies of her books in print, Judith Kelman is a master of psychological suspense. Her novels include: Where Shadows Fall (1987), While Angels Sleep (1988), Hush Little Darlings (1989), Someones Watching (1991), The House on the Hill (1992), If I Should Die (1993), One Last Kiss (1994), Prime Evil (1995), More Than You Know (1996), Fly Away Home (1998) and After the Fall (1999). Judith Kelman lives with her husband in New York City.
"In my own battle against prostate cancer, I'm forever grateful to have Dr. Scardino in my corner. Comprehensive and authoritative, Dr. Peter Scardino's Prostate Book pulls together the most current research on the prostate, arming men with the knowledge they need to be vigilant and stay healthy."
-Senator Christopher J. Dodd