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More information about 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

Prostate Cancer Detailed Guide (also in Spanish)

After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (available in Spanish)

Distress in People 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)

Living With Uncertainty: The Fear of Cancer Recurrence

When Cancer Doesn’t Go Away

When Your Cancer Comes Back: Cancer Recurrence

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)

Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know

Managing Incontinence After Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Work, insurance, and finances

Health Insurance and Financial Assistance for the Cancer Patient

Returning to Work After Cancer Treatment

Working During Cancer Treatment

Family and caregiver concerns

Talking With Friends and Relatives About Your Cancer (also in Spanish)

What It Takes to Be a Caregiver

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

Nearing the End of Life

Advance Directives

Hospice Care

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.org

    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

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

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: 08/27/2013
Last Revised: 02/25/2014