Prostate Cancer Resources

By
Health Monitor Staff

Visit one of the sites below to learn more or connect with others who are also undergoing treatment for prostate cancer.

HealthKeep: A totally anonymous way to connect and share with thousands of patients like you about your conditions, symptoms and medications. Log in today to become more engaged in your own health, and maybe help someone along the way.

Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators (AONN+): A network for nurse navigators who help patients undergoing cancer treatment; find a nurse and learn more about what they do and how they can help you

American Cancer SocietyProvides comprehensive information for patients, family members and friends about coping with cancer

Conquer Cancer Foundation: Created by the American Society of Clinical Oncology; provides oncologist-reviewed cancer information to help patients make informed healthcare decisions

FertileHOPEProvides reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility

Fifth Season Financial:
Fifth Season Financial provides loans to people living with advanced cancer, secured solely by the face value of their life insurance policy. The goal of our "Loans for Living" program is to provide individuals access to discretionary cash, currently locked up in their life insurance policy, while preserving a portion of the policy benefit for the insured's beneficiaries. When one is living with advanced cancer a full set of emotional, medical, and financial stresses arise. To ensure the best medical options available and for the patient's personal well-being, it is vital to gain financial stability and quality of life. Fifth Season Financial is in your corner to help.

Harvard Health Publications
Harvard Medical School
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2014 Annual Report on Prostate Diseases, from Harvard Health Publications. This 128-page report describes the causes and treatment of prostate diseases and provides practical advice for coping with troubling side effects.  

Men's Health Network: A national nonprofit organization whose mission is to reach men and their families where they live, work, play and pray with health prevention messages and tools, screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities and patient navigation

National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service: Helps people find local healthcare providers and treatment facilities specializing in cancer care

National Cancer Institute Clinical Trials: Maintains a comprehensive list of clinical trials for cancer; searchable by cancer type, stage/subtype, trial type and location

National Lymphedema Network: Provides guidance on the prevention and management of lymphedema

Patient Advocate Foundation: Serves as a liaison between the patient and his insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt-crisis matters through case managers, doctors and attorneys

Prostate Cancer Foundation: The world's largest source of support for accelerating research for better treatments and cures; get the latest information on prostate cancer symptoms, treatments, clinical trials and research

Prostate Conditions Education Council: Provides access to educational information on prostate cancer and other prostate conditions

Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates: A professional community of urologic nurses and associates. SUNA is committed to enriching the professional lives of its members and improving the health of patients and their families, through education, research and evidence-based clinical practice.

3 Steps Forward: Preventing Infections During Cancer Treatment (3 Steps) is an evidence-based, interactive online program designed to help assess a cancer patient's risk for developing both a low white blood cell count during chemotherapy and subsequent infections.

Stupid Cancer: Founded in 2007 by a young adult cancer survivor, Stupid Cancer is a nonprofit organization that empowers young adults affected by cancer through innovative and award-winning programs and services.

Us TOOAn international prostate cancer network that helps men and their families make informed decisions about prostate cancer detection and treatment through support, education and advocacy

Women Against Prostate Cancer: A national organization working to unite the voices and provide support for the millions of women affected by prostate cancer, and their families

Published
January 2013