WHY WE CREATED THE ADT BOOK
Through our research, we discovered that prostate cancer patients starting on ADT and their family members were not well-informed about side effects and how to manage them. Their lack of knowledge about ADT, in turn, limits them from taking appropriate actions to reduce or prevent the negative impact of ADT. We created the ADT Book to help inform patients about what to expect when starting this treatment, and how to maintain good health and quality of life while on ADT.
The ADT Book has been tested in two separate studies within the Capital District Health Authority in Halifax, NS, and at the Tom Baker Cancer Center in Calgary, AB.