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100 Questions & Answers About Bladder Cancer, Second Edition

Author(s): Pamela Ellsworth, MD, Professor of Urology, University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Brett Carswell, MD, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Massachusetts
  • ISBN-13: 9780763795870
  • Paperback    154 pages      © 2011
Price: $21.95 US List
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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.

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

Pamela Ellsworth, MD-Professor of Urology, University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Pamela Ellsworth, MD, is a Professor of Urology at University of Central Florida College of Medicine. She is also Chief of the Division of Pediatric Urology at Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Ellsworth is the author of many Jones & Bartlett Learning patient guides, including Little Black Book of Urology, 100 Questions & Answers About Erectile Dysfunction, 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.

Brett Carswell, MD-UMass Memorial Medical Center, Massachusetts

Brett Carswell, MD, is a graduate of Duke University and the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is currently conducting research in prostate and bladder cancer prior to being appointed Chief Resident of Urology at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester, MA in July, 2005.

  • “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 counseling their patients with bladder cancer.”
    —Timothy Hopkins, MD, Associate Professor of Urology, UMass Memorial Medical Center

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