Man to Man: Surviving Prostate Cancer by Michael Korda

By Michael Korda

Even if prostate melanoma is a ailment that moves approximately 200,000 males each year, it's a disorder that has been shrouded in silence, partially since it moves on the very center of masculine identity.  But in Man to Man, bestselling writer Michael Korda breaks that silence, turning the tale of his affliction and restoration right into a candid and instructive booklet that speaks not just to each guy and girl whose lifestyles has been touched through prostate melanoma yet to all people who lives in worry of it.

With unsparing frankness, Korda describes how he survived the ordeal of prostate surgical procedure and its painful and humiliating aftereffects.  He tells us how tumors are graded, evaluates varied remedies, and is sensible of prostate cancer's mystifying "numbers."  Practical, immensely readable, full of info, and, particularly, hopeful, Man to Man is actually a life-saver.

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1-2). Other groups can be identified, such as the external mammary nodes lying over the axillary tail, intramammary lymph nodes, which are found in 28% of breasts (44), and the paramammary nodes located in the subcutaneous fat over the upper, outer quadrant of the breast. An alternative method of delineating metastatic spread, for the purposes of determining pathologic anatomy and metastatic progression, is to divide the axillary lymph nodes into arbitrary levels (45).  1-3). These levels can be determined accurately only by marking them with tags at the time of surgery.

Muscular Abnormalities Congenital absence of the sternocostal head of the pectoralis major muscle and its associated abnormalities (Poland’s syndrome) have been described earlier in this chapter. indd 9 found lying longitudinally between the sternal insertion of the sternocleidomastoid muscle and the rectus abdominis muscle. The pectoralis minor muscle is inserted into the head of the humerus as well as the coracoid process of the scapula in 15% of cases. Part of the tendon then passes between the two parts of the coracoacromial ligament to insert into the coracohumeral ligament.

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