Whether you're a newly diagnosed bladder cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. The completely updated and revised 100 Questions & Answers About Bladder Cancer, Second Edition gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about current treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, coping strategies, sources of support, and much more.
Written by a prominent urologist, with "insider" advice from actual patients, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
Table of Contents:
Part 1 The Basics
Part 2 Diagnosis
Part 3 Treatment
Part 4 Intravesical Therapy
Part 5 Surgery
Part 6 Nonoperative Therapy
Part 7 Metastatic Disease
Part 8 End-of-Life Care
“This is an excellent, easily-understandable, and up-to-date book that
concisely answers almost every question my patients and families of
patients with bladder cancer have asked me in recent years. 100 Questions and Answers About Bladder Cancer, Second Edition
is an invaluable resource for patients to better understand their
disease and treatment. This book will be of great help to physicians in counselling their patients with bladder cancer.”
Timothy Hopkins, MD, Associate Professor of Urology, UMass Memorial Medical Centre
About the Author:
Pamela Ellsworth, MD-Department of Urology, Brown University Medical Centre, Providence, Rhode Island
Pamela Ellsworth, MD, is an Associate Professor of Urology, Surgery, and Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Ellsworth is the author of Jones and Bartlett's Primary Care Essentials: Urology, The Little Black Book of Urology, Tarascon Pocket Urologica, 100 Questions & Answers About Erectile Dysfunction, 100 Questions & Answers About Prostate Cancer, 100 Questions & Answers About Bladder Cancer, and 100 Questions & Answers About Overactive Bladder and Incontinence as well as numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles.
She has lectured throughout the world on a variety of urologic topics.