New Products & Services

January 1, 2006

Amherst, NY--Urologist and author J. Stephen Jones, MD, offers patients a thorough orientation to prostate health in The Complete Prostate Book, published by Prometheus Books. Divided into three sections, the 425-page, illustrated volume covers basic prostate anatomy and function, common benign conditions, and prostate cancer, as well as what to expect in a prostate exam, effect of sexual activity on the prostate, common symptoms, tests, and treatment options.

Book offers comprehensive look at prostate health

For more information, visit http://www.prometheusbooks.com/.

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Guide directs physicians toward financial security

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Brochure helps patients understand bladder Ca Tx

Fairfax, VA-To help patients with bladder cancer and their families to understand how radiation therapy works with other treatments, talk with their physicians, and make informed decisions about treatment options, the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology has published Radiation Therapy for Bladder Cancer. The free brochure also guides patients and their families in finding support groups and obtaining information on clinical trials.

For more information, visit http://www.rtanswers.org/.

Monthly FDA news show is aimed at health professionals

Rockville, MD-The FDA has launched a monthly video news show covering significant new product approvals, product recalls, safety alerts, tips on protecting patients, and video footage and demonstrations that can be used by health care educators and in academic institutions.

The show, FDA Patient Safety News (PSN), can be viewed online or downloaded from the FDA web site, which also offers links to information about the show and to readable program transcripts. Access to the show is free.

For more information, visit http://www.fda.gov/psn.