BOOK CONTENTS

PART 1: MY INITIAL DIAGNOSIS

Chapter 1.     I am diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

Chapter 2.     What is Prostate Cancer

Chapter 3.     How is Prostate Cancer detected?

Chapter 4.     Imaging

PART 2: TREATMENT OPTIONS

Chapter 5.     Introductory Comments on Treatment Options

Chapter 6.     Active Surveillance or Watchful Waiting

Chapter 7.     Surgery

Chapter 8.     Radiation

8.1     External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT)

8.2     3-D CRT, IMRT, IGRT and Tomography

8.3     Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)

8.4     Proton Beam Therapy

8.5     Low Dose Brachytherapy (Seeds)

8.6     High Dose Brachytherapy

8.7     Radioactive Ligand Therapy (177Lu PSMA Therapy

Chapter 9.     Hyperthermia

Chapter 10.   Cryosurgery

Chapter 11.   High Intensity Focussed Ultrasound (HIFU)

Chapter 12.   Focal Laser Ablation

Chapter 13.   Hormone Therapy

Chapter 14.   Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy

Chapter 15.   mCRPC, Genetics and Precision Medicine

Chapter 16.   PARP and Other Inhibitors

Chapter 17.   Sexual Function and Incontinence

Chapter 18.   The Plan to Successfully Fight Off Cancer

Chapter 19.   Complementary Therapies

Chapter 20.   Diet and Nutrition

Chapter 21.   Alternative Therapies

Chapter 22.   Future Developments

Chapter 23.   The Role of Support Groups

PART 3: MY PROSTATE CANCER EXPERIENCE

Chapter 24.   My Prostate Cancer: Ongoing Research

Chapter 25.   Was HIFU the Answer?

Chapter 26.   A Third Urologist Enters the Picture

Chapter 27.   Proton Beam Therapy Re-Visited

Chapter 28.   Enter the Radiation Oncologist

Chapter 29.   Enter the Case for Hyperthermia

Chapter 30.   How Do You Get to a Final Treatment Decision?

Chapter 31.   The Decision: Proton Beam Therapy in Korea

Chapter 32.   The Pre-Treatment Program in Korea

Chapter 33.   My Treatment Begins

Chapter 34.   The Post Treatment Period

Chapter 35.   Would I Make the Same Decision Again?

Appendix 1.   Glossary

Appendix 2.   Abbreviations

Appendix 3.   Resource Listings

Appendix 4.   Reference Listings

Appendix 5.   Proton Beam Therapy Centres

Appendix 6.   Acknowledgements

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