There are many sources of information out there. In fact, someone searching on ‘prostate cancer’ for the first time can easily be overwhelmed by the amount of material available. Here are a few links that we feel would be beneficial:
For Spouses/Partners (because it’s not just the men who have questions)
Sources of Videos (see and hear from experts in the field)
Newswires, Blogs, Etc. (for those who like to keep up with developments)
Below is a list recommended books. A brief synopsis of the contents accompanies each entry… enjoy!
The Complete Canadian Guide to Prostate Cancer by Leah Jamnicky
October 15, 2008 | Trade Paperback ★★★★★
The Complete Canadian Guide to Prostate Cancer is the first choice for all Canadian men looking for a totally comprehensive understanding of prostate health. This is the only available all-in-one guide that is focused on the Canadian medical system. It covers absolutely everything you need.
$24.95 / $23.70 lowest price*, or used from $5.04
Dr. Patrick Walsh’s Guide To Surviving Prostate by Patrick C. Walsh
June 19, 2012 | Trade Paperback
Each year, more than 230,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer, and 30 to 40 percent of patients who are diagnosed will eventually relapse. But the good news is that more men are being cured of this disease than ever before. Now in a revised third edition, this lifesaving guide by Dr. Patrick Walsh and award-winning science writer Janet Farrar Worthington offers a message of hope to every man facing this illness. Prostate cancer is a different disease in every man, which means that the right treatment varies for each man. Readers will discover their risk factors, simple changes that can reduce the risk of developing the disease, treatment options, and more.
Dr. Peter Scardino’s Prostate Book, Revised by Peter T. Scardino
August 3, 2010 | Trade Paperback
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 $16.50 / $15.68 lowest price*, or used from $5.04
The Intelligent Patient Guide To Prostate Cancer by S. Larry Goldenberg
February 15, 2014 | Trade Paperback
A CANADIAN AUTHORED AND PUBLISHED BOOK ON PROSTATE CANCER FOR CANADIANS. This is the fourth edition of the book on prostate cancer in the Intelligent Patient Guide series. Authored by three Canadian experts, this book is an invaluable resource for Canadian men suffering from prostate cancer. It enables them and their families to understand their disease and be proactive in their treatment, which in turn leads to better health outcomes. Cancer patients who take an active part in making decisions about their treatment are better able to deal with their illness than patients who relegate control to their doctors.
Androgen Deprivation Therapy: An Essential Guide by Richard J. Wassersug
June 6, 2014 | Trade Paperback
Successfully manage the side effects of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and get back to life
For many men with prostate cancer, ADT (sometimes referred to as hormone therapy) offers hope for controlling the disease and living longer. But the side effects can leave you with unexpected physical and emotional changes. In Androgen Deprivation Therapy, experts who have helped hundreds of men provide you and your loved ones with the tools and solutions you need to prepare for treatment and deal with every situation.