How We Survived Prostate Cancer

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Victoria Hallerman, Peter S. Albert
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In this unflinchingly honest account of one couple's struggles through prostate cancer, told from the wife's point of view, Victoria Hallerman writes poignantly of the six-year journey that changed the landscape of her and her husband's lives. She and Dean had been married 33 years when he got the news and underwent treatment that included radioactive seeds and hormone therapy, with severe and unexpected results.Both a moving memoir and a supportive guidebook, How We Survived Prostate Cancer is a cautionary tale to make sure others don't make the same mistakes that Hallerman and her husband made along the way. It addresses everything from redefining intimacy to a wife's anger and loneliness in the face of her husband's illness, and offers:A compelling personal story of one couple's difficulties and ill-informed choices "In Dean's Words": comments on the treatment and its aftermath "What We Know Now": nuggets of hard-won advice Interviews with wives of prostate cancer survivors Treatment options and suggested questions for doctors Dr. Peter Albert's Top Ten List for Patients and Partners Comprehensive Glossary and Resource section

"Often we just need to realign their high hopes with ... My book, How We Survived Prostate Cancer: What we did and what we should have done, has been out a little over a year. The book has a life of its own; it has already helped quite a few people sort out the tricky issues surrounding treatment and its aftermath-especially as a couple.

Share this: Twitter; Facebook; Like this ... locally advanced prostate cancer where the cancer has spread outside the prostate to nearby parts of the body or glands close to the prostate metastatic prostate cancer where the cancer has spread to distant parts of the body. In 2018, there were 3264 deaths caused by prostate cancer.