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A Primer on Prostate Cancer

A Primer on Prostate Cancer: The Empowered Patient’s Guide

Prostate Cancer affects over 180,000 men each year. Whether newly diagnosed with PC or in an on-going battle against PC, Primer is an invaluable resource for men, their families and loved ones.

Written by:
Dr. Stephen B. Strum
a medical oncologist specializing in PC and co-founder of PCRI


Donna Pogliano
a warrior in the battle against PC and award-winning PC activist

A Primer on Prostate Cancer: The Empowered Patient’s Guide serves as a guidebook to the successful management of this epidemic disease. With more than 350 pages and full color illustrations, this book contains the latest information on PC, its diagnosis, and its treatment in a form that can be easily assimilated even by those who are just beginning to learn about PC. The Primer is a comprehensive guide to the basics of PC, diagnosis and testing procedures, and numerous treatment options. It includes unique features such as case studies, chapter summaries, notes areas, a glossary, and special appendices complete with resources, web sites, support groups, books, newsletters, etc., which will allow men and their loved ones to stay current with on-going developments in PC. Armed with the information provided in Primer, the PC patient will become empowered and involved in intelligently managing his own care.

       The list price for the book is $ 28.95

       Suggested Donation $ 26.00

You may order by:

  • calling the Prostate Cancer Research Institute at 310-743-2110
  • sending a check to:
    Prostate Cancer Research Institute (PCRI)
    5777 W. Century Blvd., Suite 800
    Los Angeles, CA 90045



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