Prostate Cancer

American Cancer Society: Learn About Prostate Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. To learn about prostate cancer, use the scroll down menu in the "select a cancer type" section and click on the specific cancer type.

Cancer.Net: Prostate Cancer - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Prostate Cancer Program  - The Cancer Institute's Prostate Cancer Program brings together a multi-disciplinary team of basic and clinical researchers, medical, surgical and urologic oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, nurses, and social workers in one goal -- eradicating prostate cancer.

HealthyNJ: Prostate Cancer -  Here you will find links to prostate cancer information as well as links to sites in New Jersey.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Prostate Cancer - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. Here you will find information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

MedlinePlus: Prostate Cancer - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.

Men's Health Network - Men's Health Network is a non-profit educational organization comprised of physicians, researchers, public health workers, individuals and other health professionals. It is committed to improving the health and wellness of men.

National Cancer Institute: Prostate Cancer Home Page - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research.

NIH Senior Health: Prostate Cancer - This government site makes aging-related health information easily accessible. A talking function reads the text aloud and there are buttons to enlarge or enhance the text.

OncoLink: Prostate Cancer - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Find out about risk and prevention, screening, and treatment options at this site.

Prostate Cancer Foundation - The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) has a single goal: to find better treatments and a cure for recurrent prostate cancer. Find out about prostate cancer and PCF supported research at this site.

Siteman Cancer Center: Your Disease Risk - This interactive tool estimates your risk of cancer and provides personalized tips for prevention.  Simply choose prostate from the menu and answer some questions to find out your risk.

Urology Channel: Prostate Cancer - Urologychannel is developed and monitored by board-certified physicians. This Web site provides comprehensive information on the symptoms, diagnostic testing, and treatment options associated with prostate cancer. You can also find chat forums, support groups, recent news articles, and educational materials.

Us TOO Prostate Cancer Education & Support - Us TOO is a not-for-profit organization representing the needs of prostate cancer survivors, their families, men at risk, and health care providers. Comprehensive information about prostate cancer, treatment options and support groups can be found here.

ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer - This organization provides comprehensive treatment information to patients, education to those at risk, and conducts free screenings.


Interactive Tutorials / Videos

MedlinePlus Interactive Tutorials - These interactive videos are from the Patient Education Institute. Using animated graphics, each tutorial explains the subject in easy-to-read language. You can also listen to the tutorial. Note: These tutorials require a special Flash plug-in, version 4 or above. If you do not have Flash, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you start the tutorial.
You may also be interested in viewing the following, specific to Prostate health:


December 2013