Additional resources for prostate cancer
More information from your American Cancer Society
Here is more information you might find helpful. You also can order free copies of our documents from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345, or read them on our website, www.cancer.org.
Living with cancer
After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (available in Spanish)
Pain Control: A Guide for Those With Cancer and Their Loved Ones (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 cancer treatments
Understanding Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Understanding Cancer Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)
Understanding Chemotherapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Work, insurance, and finances
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 Web sites*
In addition to the American Cancer Society, other sources of patient information and support include:
Urology Care Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-800-828-7866
Web site: www.urologyhealth.org
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)
Web site: www.nafc.org
This group 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
Web site: www.cancer.gov
Free, 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
Web site: www.canceradvocacy.org
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
Web site: www.pcf.org
You can find 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)
Web site: www.ustoo.com
Free 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: 08/26/2013
Last Revised: 08/26/2013