This is a condensed version of the author's successful Atlas of Prostatic Disease. The emphasis is on a succinct description of prostatic disease in a largely illustrative format. The book covers the causes, diagnosis and staging of prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostatitis. The sections on treatment have been enhanced by the addition of algorithms to summarize the decision-making process. Men's health is now an important public health issue and prostatic disease can have a major impact on the quality of life of many men. This book will provide a convenient summary for urologists, primary care physicians and nurse practitioners.