Questions About Cancer? 1-800-4-CANCER
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Ways to Learn More

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

You can find out more from these free NCI services:

Call: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)

Free booklets that are available include:

Other Federal Resources


Call: 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse

Call: 1-800-891-5390

Other Organizations

American Cancer Society Man-to-Man Program

This support group of the American Cancer Society offers advice on coping with ill­ness and the side effects of treatment, along with newsletter archives and a directory of prostate cancer publications.

Call: 1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)

The Cancer Support Community

Dedicated to providing support, education, and hope to people affected by cancer.

Call: 1-888-793-9355


CancerCare is a national nonprofit agency that offers free support, information, financial assistance, and practical help to people with cancer and their loved ones. Services are provided by oncology (cancer) social workers and are available in per­son, over the telephone, and through the agency’s Web site. A section of the Cancer-Care Web site and some publications are available in Spanish, and staff can respond to calls and e-mail in Spanish.

Call: 1-800-813-HOPE (1-800-813-4673)

Fertile Hope

Fertile Hope is a national organization that provides reproductive information, support, and hope to cancer patients whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility. The organization offers fertility preservation financial assistance choices for patients.

Call: 1-866-965-7205

Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides funding for research projects to improve methods of diagnosing and treating prostate cancer. It also offers printed resources for prostate cancer survivors and their families. The mission of the Prostate Cancer Foundation is to find better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer.

Call: 1-800-757-CURE (1-800-757-2873)

Urology Care Foundation

The Urology Care Foundation is committed to promoting urology research and education. They work with researchers, healthcare professionals, patients and caregivers to improve patients' lives. The Urology Care Foundation is the official foundation of the American Urological Association (AUA)—an organization of roughly 19,000 urologists.

Call: 1-800-828-7866

Us TOO International

Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network is a non­profit education and support group organization with more than 325 chapters throughout the world. It provides men and their families with fellowship, peer coun­seling, and timely, personalized, unbiased, and reliable information about prostate cancer, enabling informed choices about detection, treatment choices, and quality of life after treatment.

Call: 1-800-80-USTOO (1-800-808-7866)