Prostate Cancer Educational Resources
American Cancer Society. Initial Treatment of Prostate Cancer, by Stage. Available at: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostate-cancer/treating/by-stage.html.
American Cancer Society. Treating Prostate Cancer That Doesn’t Go Away or Comes Back After Treatment. Available at: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostate-cancer/treating/recurrence.html.
National Institutes of Health (NIH). National Cancer Institute. Prostate Cancer Treatment Trials. Available at: https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/clinical-trials/search/results?protocolsearchid=6199488&vers=1.
National Comprehensive Cancer Center (NCCN). NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Prostate Cancer. Available at: https://www.nccn.org/patients/guidelines/prostate/.
Prostate Cancer Resources and Support Groups
Urology Care Foundation – The Urology Care Foundation advances urologic research and education. They work with health care providers, researchers, patients and caregivers to improve patients’ lives. The Urology Care Foundation is the official foundation of the American Urological Association.
His Prostate Cancer – HisProstateCancer blends general information with real-life experience and is written specifically for wives, partners and family members. All articles are thoroughly researched using reputable and respected medical sources, which are listed on each page. This information is meant to be used as a starting point for meaningful discussions with your healthcare team.
Malecare – Founded in 1997, Malecare is a men’s cancer survivor support and advocacy national nonprofit organization. They are a dynamic, nimble and cutting edge company, striving to be first in understanding and implementing new technology in service to our cancer survivor population. Malecare is a horizontally organized nonprofit, managed by oncologists, psychologists and social workers.
Prostate Cancer Research Institute – The Prostate Cancer Research Institute’s mission is to improve the quality of prostate cancer patients’ and caregivers’ lives by supporting research and disseminating information that educates and empowers patients, families and the medical community.
Prostate Cancer Foundation – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is a leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating prostate cancer research. By connecting patients, loved ones, care providers, and scientists to critical updates, new developments, best practices, and the latest news from the treatment pipeline, PCF provides hope for men diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer International – Prostate Cancer International is trying to transform global understanding of the risks associated with prostate cancer and the strategies to manage those risks until prevention is possible and a cure can be found.
Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC) – As a leading innovative organization saving and improving the lives of men and their loved ones, PCEC set the pace in early detection, research, education and awareness for prostate cancer and all prostate conditions.
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) – Its mission is to eliminate the African American prostate cancer disparity. Black men in the United States have the nation’s highest prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates. PHEN’s mission also includes advocacy efforts to increase the overall support and resources to wage a war on prostate cancer that will eventually lead to a cure for the disease for the benefit of all men.
The Prostate Net – The core objective of The Prostate Net’s mission is to develop and maintain an interactive matrix of educational tools and services that will educate consumers most at-risk from a diagnosis of prostate cancer, inform the community on other diseases and conditions of negative impact, motivate consumers to make informed choices as to healthcare and lifestyle management, lay the foundation for on-going health care information dissemination and interaction between the community and medical centers, and create an interactive network to maximize broad scale, mass communications of actionable health messages.
Us TOO – Us TOO was founded by—and continues to be governed by—people directly affected by prostate cancer. They are a nonprofit established in 1990 that serves as a resource of volunteers with peer-to-peer support and educational materials to help men and their families/caregivers make informed decisions about prostate cancer detection, treatment options and related side effects.
Women Against Prostate Cancer – Women Against Prostate Cancer (WAPC) is a nonprofit organization developing a grassroots network of women volunteers who have been adversely affected by prostate cancer. The organization, at its core, has advocates, widows, healthcare professionals, and caregivers working in collaboration to bring an end to prostate cancer. They aim to provide support for women and their families affected by prostate cancer through providing access to resources and supportive programming. WAPC is a tool for women to harness the power of their voices as being affected by prostate cancer and advance national and state-based policy, media, and educational efforts. WAPC was established in 2007.
ZERO – ZERO’s mission is to end prostate cancer. For the past twenty years, they have saved lives and stopped pain and suffering by advancing research, encouraging action, and providing education and support to men and their families.
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