Prostate Cancer Case Study

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Prostate Cancer Case Study
Introduction
In men, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death although those with the disease can live for many years. The worst aspect of this chronic disease is related to its side effects and treatments, all of which contain physical and psychosocial implications for the patient, his wife, and the family (Doyle-
Lindrud
, 2007). When a patient is diagnosed with localized prostate cancer, he and his wife are automatically confronted with complex decisions which are made extremely difficult since there is no scientific evidence to indicate that one form of treatment is better than another and all decisions are high-risk. Quality of life in terms of physical, social, psychological, and spiritual...
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