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Praise for Conquer Prostate Cancer

  • "Understanding that sickness does not have to end intimacy is vital for every marriage. Rabbi Weinsberg helps readers resolve this important issue to create a lifetime of love and fulfillment."
    — John Gray, author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, and frequent guest in national media

    "Helped me overcome the pain and stress of my prostate cancer surgery."
    — Rev. Dr. Richard Byrne, prostate cancer survivor and minister

    "I applaud the author for recognizing that wives, in their own way, get prostate cancer too." — Leah Cohen, wife of a prostate cancer survivor and editor of the Living with Prostate Cancer Blog

    "An asset to those confronting prostate cancer, who want to become informed about their treatment options." — Dr. Bernie Siegel, M.D., surgeon, cancer specialist, and author of Faith, Hope and Healing: Inspiring Lessons Learned from People Living with Cancer

    "Experience the joys of sex again . . . brilliant, inspiring, and gutsy."
    — Dr. Ellen Kreidman, psychologist and expert in relationship and marriage enrichment in national media

    "A guide for living with prostate cancer and fighting it . . . with much advice on doing what one can on the medical front, as well as making everyday life more livable."
    Midwest Book Review

    "Weinsberg writes a well-researched book that uses his own experience to bring together all sides of a topic, including the most current research and voices of medical professionals and other survivors. He goes one step further by addressing mind, body, spirituality, and intimacy issues with candor and clarity."
    — Kathy LaTour, editor, Cure magazine

    "This book has been well written. Patients with prostate cancer and their families and friends seeking something to help them through their experience will likely find this book useful."
    — Lawrence S. Ross, M.D., Department of Urology, University of Illinois at Chicago. Cited in the Journal of Urology.

    "Well-written and an outstanding resource for patients."
    —Michael Diefenbach, PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY

    "If you have been recently diagnosed I wish you well and implore you to read this book. I plan to tell my urologist to recommend it to future patients."
    —Joe M., prostate cancer patient

    "Conquer Prostate Cancer is an open, caring and candid book, precisely what people need when experiencing prostate cancer." —Jan King, eWomenPublishingNetwork

    "Rabbi Ed’s educational and advocacy efforts have been meaningful, powerful and appreciated. His book provides a special resource for those who are affected directly or indirectly by prostate cancer." —Norman Olshansky, President, NFP Consulting Resources, Inc.

    "I'm now trying to 'conquer prostate cancer' as you have kindly directed in your book full of emotion and wisdom.Your book gave me the courage and will to overcome this inevitable disease that hit me." —N.Can Akturk, civil engineer, Turkey

    "Thanks for your book. It was tremendously helpful during my recent robotic prostatectomy." —Bill M., Indianapolis

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Praise for Conquer Prostate Cancer

  • "Rabbi Weinsberg draws on his own medical ordeal to bring guidance and comfort to others."
    — Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People

    "Offers a host of ‘stressbusters’ to help recover from serious illnesses like prostate cancer with relative ease." — Edward Hallowell, M.D., author and psychiatrist specializing in anxiety disorders, and frequent guest in national media.

    "A real help for those having prostate cancer surgery." — Peggy Huddleston, author of Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster: A Guide of Mind-Body Techniques"

    "A great resource for both patients and healthcare providers alike . . . a rallying cry for everyone who has been touched directly or indirectly by prostate cancer." — Vipul Patel, M.D., Director of Urological Oncology, Florida Hospital Cancer Institute

    "The author applies his gentle wit . . . to ease the distress of others beset with prostate cancer."
    — Stanley Smisskiss, Founding Chairman, American Cancer Society Foundation.

    "A real knack for telling a true story that is at once serious but upbeat."
    — Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins, co-editor of Chicken Soup for the Jewish Soul

    "It is just the type of book you want to share with others because it is written with candor, humor, a holistic approach to healing rendered most credible through personal experience with the subject and useful input from medical experts."
    — Rev. Dr. Marvin R. Wilson

    “Crammed full of laughter, stories, remarkable frankness and great advice . . . provides invaluable assistance to every man and woman facing prostate cancer or any adversity.” — Jerry Perisho, author of I Barf, Therefore I am: A Sensitive Comedy Writer’s Relationship with Cancer

    “My friend and I read Conquer Prostate Cancer a few days before he had robotic prostate cancer surgery. The book is so honest and well-written that we had a much better understanding of the surgery and what would follow. We are truly thankful for this book, which made such a difference for us!" — Pam Daniel, Editorial Director, Sarasota Magazine

    "Provides a perspective that is helpful to all who are touched by prostate cancer." — Dale Peterson, M.D., host of Building Health by Design

    "Your candor, sensitivity and wisdom were profoundly important to us as we went the course of diagnosis, decisions, surgery and recovery. You have my deepest appreciation for your work and calling!" —Tom and Dee McElheny