Additional resources for prostate cancer
More information from your American Cancer Society
Here is more information you might find helpful. These materials can be read on our website or ordered from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345.
Dealing with diagnosis and treatment
Talking With Your Doctor (also in Spanish)
After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)
Coping With Cancer in Everyday Life (also in Spanish)
Living with cancer
Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (available in Spanish)
Nutrition for the Person With Cancer: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Sexuality for the Man With Cancer (also available in Spanish)
Understanding Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
A Guide to Cancer Surgery (also in Spanish)
A Guide to Chemotherapy (also available in Spanish)
Work, insurance, and finances
Health Insurance and Financial Assistance for the Cancer Patient (also in Spanish)
In Treatment: Financial Guidance for Cancer Survivors and Their Families (also in Spanish)
Family and caregiver concerns
Talking With Friends and Relatives About Your Cancer (also in Spanish)
Caring for the Person With Cancer at Home: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing With Diagnosis (also available in Spanish)
When treatment is no longer working
Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online to find out about costs or to place an order.
National organizations and websites*
Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:
Urology Care Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-800-828-7866
Offers free brochures on prostate cancer and screening as well as online information on diseases of the prostate, bladder, and other urology health issues in the “Urology A – Z” section of their website.
National Association for Continence
Toll-free number: 1-800-252-3337 (1-800-BLADDER)
Offers information and support to all people who are living with incontinence and has information for men who have had prostate surgery. Also available in Spanish.
National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER); TYY: 1-800-332-8615
Has accurate, up-to-date information about cancer to patients, their families, and the general public; also helps people find clinical trials in their area
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Toll-free number: 1-888-650-9127
1-877-622-7937 (1-877-NCCS-YES) for publications and Cancer Survivor Toolbox® orders
Offers information on work, health insurance, and more. The Cancer Survival Toolbox is a free, self-learning audio program to help cancer survivors and caregivers develop practical tools needed to deal with the diagnosis, treatment and challenges of cancer. Listen online or order CDs. Also in Spanish and Chinese.
Prostate Cancer Foundation (formerly CaPCURE)
Toll-free number: 1-800-757-2873 (1-800-757-CURE) or 1-310-570-4700
Has information on prostate cancer and treatment options as well as patient guides and survivor stories.
US Too International, Inc.
Toll-free number: 1-800-808-7866 (1-800-80-US-TOO)
Offers information about all stages of prostate cancer, different treatment options, new research findings and current clinical trials, and some referrals to local support groups
No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.
Last Medical Review: 12/22/2014
Last Revised: 01/05/2015