Ways to Learn More
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
You can find out more from these free NCI services:
Free booklets that are available include:
- What You Need To Know About Prostate Cancer
- Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
- Pain Control: Support for People With Cancer
- When Someone You Love Is Being Treated for Cancer: Support for Caregivers
Other Federal Resources
Call: 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
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.
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 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.
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.
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)