PROSTrATE CANCER: The Misunderstood Male Killer (Paperback)

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Prostate cancer really is the little understood male killer.

It is the second most commonly occurring cancer in men and the fourth most commonly occurring cancer overall. About 1 man in 8 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Despite these statistics, the condition is rarely discussed publicly and most men ignore the warning signs.

Graham Sharpe wants to help change that.

Faced with a sudden and unexpected diagnosis, Graham managed - just - to overcome a desire to punch the medic charged with the task of telling him he had prostate cancer but who was keener to answer his mobile phone, and set about trying to catalogue what he went through en route to acquiring the condition and how he dealt with the grinding process of his treatment, despite having no idea of the ultimate outcome.

Along the way he met and befriended many others undergoing the physical and mental stresses of treatment, emotional turmoil comparable with watching their favorite football team lose every game they play.

In this intimate memoir charting his own personal experience of fighting prostate cancer, Graham brings humor and a light touch to a serious subject. Combating the shortage of reading material written by anyone with direct personal experience of the disease, this book seeks to educate the ignorant, raise awareness of the risks and dispel myths - including the widely held belief that the name of the disease is in fact prostrate cancer.

Here's one man's personal truth about getting, having and possibly surviving prostate cancer...

About the Author

Graham Sharpe is 70 years old, without any discernible medical qualifications, other than personal exposure to acne, cartilage & gallbladder removal, oh - and prostate cancer. A journalist by trade, he made a name for himself by spending almost half a century publicizing bookmakers William Hill. For 60+ years a Luton Town and Wealdstone FC fan, 58 of those as a vinyl record collector, in which guise he wrote the well-received Oldcastle title Vinyl Countdown, Graham has been for 46 years married to long-suffering Sheila, been for 40 years a Dad of two, and for 5 years a grandfather.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780857304629
ISBN-10: 0857304623
Publisher: Oldcastle Books
Publication Date: July 1st, 2022
Pages: 320
Language: English