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Androgen Deprivation Therapy: An Essential Guide for Prostate Cancer…
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For many men with prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) offers hope for controlling the disease and increasing life expectancy. The side effects of treatment, however, can leave you with unexpected physical and emotional changes. In "Androgen Deprivation Therapy: An Essential Guide for Prostate Cancer Patients and Their Loved Ones," Richard Wassersug, PhD, who went through ADT himself and understands the difficulties, and a team of experts give you and your loved ones the tools you need to prepare for treatment and live well during and post-treatment. Field tested with dozens of men and their families, "Androgen Deprivation Therapy" provides real solutions to manage every situation. You'll learn how to: Understand the risks and benefits of ADT (sometimes referred to as hormone therapy) Manage changes in weight and body composition Reduce hot flashes Fight fatigue and insomnia, and wake up rested every day Address issues related to sex and intimacy Control mood swings and depression Maintain open communication with your partner "Androgen Deprivation Therapy" is the first resource dedicated to ADT. With its help, you can manage the side effects of treatment and get back to life.
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