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Quick Links by Country

Australia
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
P. O. Box 1332
Lane Cove NSW 1595
Australia
Toll-free: 1-800-220-099

Australia and South Africa
You Are Not Alone
For prostate cancer patients in Australia and South Africa.

Canada
Canadian Prostate Cancer Network
P.O. Box 1253
Lakefield, ON K0L 2H0
Toll-free 1-866-810-CPCN (2726)

Europe
Europa Uomo
At present Europa Uomo is represented in:
Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands and the UK.
Oncologisch Centrum Antwerpen
Lange Gasthuisstraat 35-37
B-2000 Antwerpen
Belgium

U.K.
PSA: Prostate Cancer Support Association
Membership Secretary
Prostate Cancer Support Association
BM Box 9434
London WC1N 3XX
England

United States
American Cancer Society
With 24-hour hotline. 1-800-ACS-2345

American Urological Association

National Cancer Institute
NCI Public Inquiries Office
6116 Executive Blvd., Room 3036A
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322
1-800-4-CANCER

United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands
CancerCare
Serves people with cancer and their loved ones throughout the fifty states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
275 Seventh Avenue, 22nd Floor
New York NY 10001
Phone / fax: 1-800-813-HOPE (4673)


   


Information / Contact Links

ADASP Website with Prostate Biopsy Diagnoses FAQs (www.adasp.org)
The Association of Directors of Anatomical and Surgical Pathology (ADASP) website "deciphers biopsy pathology reports on specific cancers." The site is recommended by Jonathan Epstein, Prof. of Pathology, Urology and Oncology of John Hopkins Medical Institutions, who worked with the ADASP to create the information on the site.

Mesothelioma Center (www.Asbesto.com)
Studies have shown that the risk of prostate is significantly associated with high levels of exposure to asbestos. The Mesothelioma Center provides information for all issues ranging from asbesto exposure to mesothelioma statistics. The site's medical adviser and editor is Dr. Mauricio Salazar, M.D.

www.HisProstateCancer.com
This site offers a pretty comprehensive section titled “Your Sex Life,” which offers a lot of helpful information for wives and partners, including several interviews with specialists.

Center for Prostate Disease Research

Chemocare.com

C2P (Coach to Player)
Patients and families can ask doctors questions about prostate cancer.

National Physician & Family Referral Project
Information on prostate cancer in African-American men.

National Prostate Cancer Coalition
Outreach and prostate cancer awareness site, a good source of practical information.
1154 Fifteenth St., NW
Washington, DC 20005

New York Times
Particularly “Well,” a weekly column by Tara Parker-Pope in the Health section of the Tuesday Science page, which frequently deals with treatment and post-treatment difficulties of prostate cancer patients and their partners or families..

PAACT
Patient Advocates for Advanced Cancer Treatments, Inc.

Prostate Cancer Acronyms and Abbreviations

Prostate Cancer Research and Education Foundation

Prostate Cancer Research Institute

PSA Rising online magazine

Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia
Excellent information.

Sexual help for couples after prostate disease

What Every Doctor Who Treats Male Patients Should Know

Us TOO International
An archive of streaming audio and video resources.

The PCAI list of ED specialists

PCAI Wiki
A collaborative treasure trove of knowledge and help from longtime PCAI subscribers. Subscribe to PCAI, then get the wiki URL from the PCAI welcome message.



 

 

Networks & Support Groups

Cancer Survivors Network

Man to Man
National support group network.

Malecare
Web site of national nonprofit prostate cancer support group network (including groups for gay prostate cancer patients).

Prostate Cancer Under 50
A group for men diagnosed with prostate cancer age 50 and under, and their families.

The “New” Prostate Cancer Infolink Social Network
Full of options and information; a real gathering place for men and partners

Patients Helping Patients
Information and advice from one patient to another.

Phoenix5
“To Help Men and Their Companions Overcome the Effects of Prostate Cancer.” The original Phoenix5 site is no longer in existence; for a fascinating and moving explanation of why, see www.phoenix5journal. blogspot.com. The new Phoenix5 is well worth visiting.

Prostate Cancer Action Network
A forum for discussion.

Prostate Cancer and Gay Men

Prostate Help—Ladies Only

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Us TOO International Prostate Cancer
Education & Support Network

A national prostate cancer support group network that also maintains a lively presence on the Internet. Great site for lists, forms and other resources.
5003 Fairview Ave.
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Phone: 630-795-1002
Fax: 630-795-1602
Hotline: 800-80-UsToo (800-808-7866)

Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network / ListServs and forums include...

Physician to Patient

NewDx
Offers information and support to those newly diagnosed with prostate cancer.

The Circle
Support for wives, families, friends, and significant others of men with prostate cancer.

SeedPods
Mailing list for those interested in brachytherapy as a treatment for prostate cancer.

RP
Mailing list dedicated to the needs and concerns of patients or prospective patients of radical prostatectomy.

IceBalls
Mailing list offering information and support to those interested in cryosurgery for prostate cancer.

CHB
Discussion and support for patients interested in any form of hormonal blockade.

EBRT
Discussion and support for patients interested in any form of radiation therapy for prostate cancer.

Us TOO Resource Kit for Making Prostate Cancer Decisions

WW
Discussion and support for patients interested in active surveillance as a strategy for the management of prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer and Intimacy
ListServ for frank and open discussion of the sexual issues surrounding prostate cancer.

Spirit
Mailing list for those who want to share spiritual support as they live with prostate cancer.

Promise
Mailing list for those grieving a loss. Also offers help and support to those with a spouse, partner, or family member in the last stages of life.