- What is prostate cancer?
- Finding prostate cancer early
- American Cancer Society recommendations for prostate cancer early detection
- What tests can detect prostate cancer?
- What if the test results aren`t normal?
- What are the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer?
- What are the risk factors for prostate cancer?
- Can prostate cancer be prevented?
- Insurance coverage for prostate cancer screening
- Additional resources
More information from your American Cancer Society
The following related information may also be helpful to you. These materials may be ordered from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345.
American Cancer Society Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer (also in Spanish)
Prostate Cancer (also in Spanish)
Sexuality for the Man With Cancer (also in Spanish)
National organizations and Web sites*
In addition to 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)
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
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
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
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)
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: 08/28/2013
Last Revised: 02/25/2014