Questions for your doctor

Sharley, Jerrold
April 2003
Fire Chief;Apr2003, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p34
Trade Publication
Presents answers to queries concerning prostate cancer. Stages of cancer; Diagnosis; Pros and cons of different treatment options; Cure rates for each treatment.


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