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  • Published: 6 July 2001
  • ISBN: 9781740510455
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $19.99
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Surviving Prostate Cancer (Revised Edition)


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'Required reading for all men over 50, plus their partners.' Dr James Wright

'Required reading for all men over 50, plus their partners.' Dr James Wright

More than 2000 Australian men die of prostate cancer each year. Many thousands more – without knowing – suffer from its effects. Surviving Prostate Cancer is one of the first personal and medical accounts of this common yet little-understood condition.

Australian actor and playwright Alan Hopgood was diagnosed with prostate cancer at 59. In the informative, touching and humorous Surviving Prostate Cancer, Alan comes to terms with the emotional and practical issues, while Drs Peter Royce and Mark Ragg provide up-to-date and comprehensive medical details on diagnosis, treatment options and recovery.

This revised and updated edition includes Alan's account of life as a survivor in the six years after his operation, and a comprehensive update of the medical facts, including details of new medical treatments.

  • Pub date: 6 July 2001
  • ISBN: 9781740510455
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Alan Hopgood

Alan Hopgood is an established actor and playwright. He has appeared on television, in films and in the theatre. Dr Mark Ragg is a medically-qualified journalist. Dr Peter Royce is a Melbourne urologic surgeon.

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