Prostate Cancer, Advanced or Metastatic (cont.)
Other Places To Get Help
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)|
|1600 Clifton Road|
|Atlanta, GA 30333|
|Phone: ||1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)|
|Web Address: ||www.cdc.gov|
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The CDC works with state and local health officials and the public to achieve better health for all people. The CDC creates the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health—by promoting health, preventing disease, injury, and disability, and being prepared for new health threats.
|Man to Man|
|Web Address: ||www.cancer.org/docroot/ESN/content/ESN_3_1X_Man_to_Man_36.asp?sitearea=SHR|
The American Cancer Society's Man to Man program provides community-based education and support for men with prostate cancer. Self-help and support groups focus on prostate cancer, treatment, side effects, and coping with the disease and with treatment.
Program services and activities depend on the location. Some locations offer groups for men along with their wives or partners. And other locations may offer a group setting called Side by Side for the wives or partners to meet separately.
To locate a program in your area, call the American Cancer Society toll-free at the number shown above.
|National Cancer Institute (NCI) |
|6116 Executive Boulevard|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-8322|
|Phone: ||1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)|
|Web Address: ||www.cancer.gov (or https://cissecure.nci.nih.gov/livehelp/welcome.asp# for live help online)|
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a U.S. government agency that provides up-to-date information about the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer. NCI also offers supportive care to people who have cancer and to their families. NCI information is also available to doctors, nurses, and other health professionals. NCI provides the latest information about clinical trials. The Cancer Information Service, a service of NCI, has trained staff members available to answer questions and send free publications. Spanish-speaking staff members are also available.
|Prostate Cancer Foundation|
|1250 Fourth Street|
|Santa Monica, CA 90401|
|Phone: || 1-800-757-CURE (1-800-757-2873)|
|Fax: ||(310) 570-4701|
|Web Address: ||www.prostatecancerfoundation.org|
The Prostate Cancer Foundation is the world's leading organization for funding prostate cancer research. On its Web site, you'll find information on prostate cancer detection, treatment, and support groups.
|UrologyHealth.org, American Urological Association|
|1000 Corporate Boulevard|
|Linthicum, MD 21090|
|Phone: ||(410) 689-3990|
|Fax: ||(410) 689-3998|
|Web Address: ||www.urologyhealth.org|
UrologyHealth.org is a website written by urologists for patients. Visitors can find specific topics by using the "search" option.
The website provides information about adult and pediatric urologic topics, including kidney, bladder, and prostate conditions. You can find a urologist, sign up for a free quarterly newsletter, or click on the Urology Resource Center to find materials about urologic problems.
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