pt. 1. Discovery & diagnosis -- Six scary words -- Origins -- Boarding the oncology adventure ride -- pt. 2. Relating to cancer -- Dancing with cancer -- Speaking of cancer -- Full speed ahead -- pt. 3. The other realities of prostate cancer -- PCA Inc.-the big business of prostate cancer treatment -- The therapeutic combat zone -- I see the pink ones, but where are all the light blue ribbons? -- A lifetime's journey -- pt. 4. Now for the spiritual life -- Curative, not cured: living with advanced cancer -- Epilogue: prostate cancer among the boomers.
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One Man's Life-Changing Diagnosis provides a comprehensive patientís eye view of the clinical, emotional, relational and spiritual experience of prostate cancer from the time of first symptoms to diagnosis to treatment and to living as survivor with an advanced cancer that can return at any time. The book discusses everything that results from a diagnosis of prostate cancer, from relationships to sex to social networking to finding support groups. And it explores feelingsó why some men feel free to talk openly while others remain silent and what that silence is about. It teaches strategies for.