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PROTONS FOR CANCER
This e-book is a condensed version of the book “Prostate Cancer And The Proton Beam …,” which is available in print from Lulu.com and other on-line booksellers.
Proton Beam Therapy... More > is advanced cancer treatment that is not well known. It is not widely recommended by the medical community because there are currently only five hospitals in the U.S. that have the extremely expensive and complex equipment to administer it. Proton Beam Therapy has been used in the United States since 1990 with success comparable to all other options, but this non-invasive treatment has minimal side effects. It may be beneficial for many other cancers so long as the disease has not metastasized, and even then it may help when used with other treatments. Medicare and most insurance companies provide coverage.
This book details the author’s experiences with diagnosis, searching for a treatment, and proton therapy for prostate cancer at Loma Linda University Medical Center.< Less
PROSTATE CANCER MEETS THE PROTON BEAM
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Proton Beam Therapy is an advanced cancer treatment based on the elegant physics of the proton. It is not well known, because there are currently only five hospitals in the U.S. that have the complex... More > equipment to administer it. Protons have been used for cancer treatment in the U. S. since 1990 with success comparable to all other options, but with minimal side effects. This treatment is FDA approved and may be used for prostate and many other cancers if not metastasized. This book provides the author’s experiences in dealing with the shock of cancer diagnosis, and in searching for a treatment. The book contains valuable information about becoming an informed patient. It includes a synopsis of the major treatment alternatives, and a detailed description of proton beam therapy. Robert J. Marckini, author of “You Can Beat Prostate Cancer…” says: “ Prostate Cancer Meets The Proton Beam is a nuts-and-bolts journal for the prostate cancer victim, as well as his spouse and family members.”< Less
Proton Warriors - Surviving Prostate Cancer and the Prostate Cancer Industry
If you (or a loved one) have recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer, danger lies ahead. Efforts will be made to either treat it unnecessarily or with procedures with risks of side effects so... More > severe you will regret it. The Prostate Cancer Industry is a vast array of medical device manufacturers, heath care facilities, physicians and others who generate over a billion dollars annually from treating prostate cancer of which only 20% is actually life threatening. Efforts will be made to scare you into believing you need immediate treatment with most of you being encouraged to have surgery or other treatment provided by the urologist who diagnosed your prostate cancer or an associate.
The author selected the non-invasive treatment of proton therapy because of its established effectiveness and least risk of serious side effects. He describes his surprisingly pleasant journey through prostate cancer treatment and encourages you to consider proton therapy as your treatment< Less
You Can Beat Prostate Cancer
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The task of choosing the right prostate cancer treatment is daunting. It is further complicated by conflicting information the patient receives from physicians and the Internet. This book is written... More > by a prostate cancer survivor who now runs an international prostate cancer support group. It’s about his journey and the important things he learned along the way. It is the book the author wishes had been available when he was diagnosed 6 years ago. It is intended to provide specific information for men who are at risk or have been recently diagnosed with prostate cancer. All major treatment options are examined and the pros and cons of each are summarized. A relatively new, non-invasive, highly effective treatment is highlighted. It is an option that cures cancer as well as any other option, but generally leaves the patient with a higher quality of life and fewer, if any, side effects. This book has been endorsed by several physicians as well as other highly respected people from all walks of life.< Less