A Quick List Prostate Cancer Resources

May 13, 2012 by  
Filed under Prostate Cancer

The prevalence of prostate cancer can spur individuals and loved ones living with the condition into action. Among other things, getting information (and the right one) is a top priority for all. Therefore, it is important that the right resources are looked into for information on about this disease.

 Prostate cancer is affecting 1 in every 6 men in the United States. Most of these are on the verge of death because their condition has become precarious and scary. However, with improvements in medical researches and diagnostic methods, the survival rates of most people with advanced or metastatic prostate cancer has been extended. So, if the right measures are taken on time, millions of men affected by this scourge could have relieve from their condition.

That being said, information gathering and support about prostate cancer can go a long way to help those living with cancer of the prostate. There are organizations out there, especially if you are in the United States that can help you with information, funding, and other support when it comes to dealing with cancer of the prostate. These are often known as resource centers. Some network with victims, family members, and medical personnel to support those affected. You need to take advantage of what these organizations have to offer to deal with this cancer.

Here is a quick list of prostate cancer resource centers you may want to checkout:

  • National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • American Urological Association Foundation
  • American Prostate Society
  • National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
  • National Prostate Cancer Coalition
  • Prostate Cancer Foundation
  • American Bone Marrow Donor Registry
  • American Cancer Society
  • Patient Advocates for Advanced (Prostate) Cancer Treatment (PAACT)
  • Association of Oncology Social Work
  • The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
  • People Living With Cancer
  • New York Online Access to Health (NOAH)
  • National Marrow Donor Program
  • FDA’s Cancer Liaison Program

There are still other centers and organizations that can help you with information about prostate cancer. Google the website of each of the centers listed above for more details.

Finally, prostate cancer resources are another way of getting help to deal with that malignant tumor that has originated from the prostate gland. The information you source from any of the list above should not, in any, take the place of advice from your doctor, oncologist, urologist, or health care provider.

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