A simple, complete and practical guide that can help a patient and his family understand prostate cancer and its causes as well as its treatments, their adverse effects and their complications. The book looks at prostate cancer risk factors, prevention and research. It also explains how a man can maintain his virility and continue to lead an active and enjoyable life and shows that mortality rates are dropping thanks to better treatments even though the incidence of the disease is on the rise.
About the authors
Fred Saad MD FRCS, is Professor and Chief of Urology and Director of G-U Oncology at the University of Montreal Hospital Centers. He holds the University of Montreal Endowed Chair in Prostate Cancer and is Director of the Molecular Oncology Research Lab in Prostate Cancer. He is Chair of the National Cancer Institute of Canada G-U Group and the Canadian Urologic Oncology Group.
Dr. Michael McCormack is the assistant head of urology at the University of Montreal Hospital Centre and associate clinical professor in the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal.