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Love, Sex and PSA:
Living and Loving with Prostate Cancer

by Robert Hitchcox

Contents

PSA and Other Abbreviations - page 1
The Phone Call - page 3
The Research Notebook - page 5
18 Day of Searching - page 7
Thoughts on Doctors - page 11
Pre-Conference Thoughts - page 12
Dr. Lester Klein: The Guy with the Knife - page 13
The Conference - Options - page 16
The Decision and the Alternatives - page 19
The Search for Answers - page 24
Elaine - page 25
People - Your Personal Support Group - page 26
Support Groups - The Formal Kind - page 30
Dr. Vincent Masullo: The Man with the High Powered Beam - page 32
Pre-Op - page 34
The Operation: The Final Preparation - page 37
The Operating Room - page 39
The Recovery Room - page 39
Nurse and Staff: A Study in Caring - page 40
Ward Four West: Day One - page 41
Ward Four West: Day Two - page 43
Ward Four West: Day Three - page 45
The Party - page 47
Ward Four West: Day Four - page 49
Home at Last - page 50
The Joy of Staples - page 51
The Great Catheter Escapade - page 52
Post-Op PSA - page 56
Emotions - page 57
Driving Restrictions and Why - page 61
The Penis - Part I: Incontinence - page 62
The Penis - Part II: Impotence - page 63
SEX - page 71
Return Visit - page 76
The Wife Gets to Speak - page 77
Afterword - page 81
Appendix - page 83
The Economics of Prostate Cancer - page 85
Questionnaire - page 88
Glossary - page 92
Resources - page 94
Books - page 94
Organizations - page 95
Electronic Media - page 96
Prostate Cancer Servers - page 99
Video Tapes, Audio Tapes, or Pamphlets - page 101
Index - page 102
About the Author - page 107

 
 

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