Prostate Cancer Education Resources, National Cancer Institute

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National Prostate Cancer Coalition is an organization dedicated to bringing together and representing the interests of multiple organizations and individuals with an interest in the prevention and the cure of prostate cancer through funding prostate cancer research. Information on prostate cancer from the National Cancer Institute, includes information on: treatments, clinical trials, relevant reasearch, prevention, genetics, causes, and articles available from the PubMed database (a free database of medical articles curated by the National Library of Medicine). ZERO's mission is to end prostate cancer by advancing research, encouraging action, and providing education and support to men and their families. ZERO's website provides educational information on prostate cancer, referrals to financial and support resources, and has a national database of free or low-cost prostate cancer screening sites. If newly developed tools for cancer diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up continue to be more expensive, medical expenditures for cancer could reach as high as $ billion, said the researchers from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the NIH. The analysis appears online, Jan. 12, , in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives funding from the National Cancer Institute and is designated as a comprehensive cancer center — recognition for an institution's scientific excellence and multidisciplinary resources focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. DCEG is conducting research on prostate cancer. A large cohort study of etiologic determinants of cancer carried out within an NCI trial for the evaluation of screening procedures for the early detection of prostate, lung, colon, and ovarian cancer (the PLCO Trial) at 10 U.S. screening centers. National Cancer Institute. Information about free or low-cost mammogram screening programs is available through NCI’s Cancer Information Service at The American Cancer Society. The American Cancer Society (ACS) provides resource lists for free or low-cost mammograms and financial assitance based on your location. National Comprehensive Cancer Network: NCCN is a non profit corporation established in by leading cancer centers. It's focus is promoting up-to-date information on prevention, diagnosis and treatment outcomes. Prostate Cancer Book Store: WellnessBooks, in partnership with , lists many books on prostate cancer. You can read.

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NCI's popular patient education publications are available in a variety of formats. Download one or more of these booklets to your e-book device, smartphone, or tablet for handy reference, or open them as a PDF directly in the browser. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

CA-PATIENT-ED is the NCI listserv for cancer patient educators. It is designed to improve information sharing and communication among cancer patient educators and the National Cancer Institute. We hope this listserv will be used to stimulate new ideas and aproaches, seek answers to questions or problems, and allow for information sharing.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. Prostate cancer usually grows very slowly, and finding and treating it before symptoms occur may not improve men’s health. Start here to find information on prostate cancer treatment.

The National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Groups is an organisation of over 80 UK patient-led prostate cancer support Prostate Cancer Education Resources and acts as the voice of patients. It has a helpline and website and campaigns under the name Tackle Prostate Cancer.

Helpline: Email: [email protected] For your questions about cancer or help navigating the NCI website, please contact our Prostate Cancer Education Resources specialists. Cancer Types. Use our A to Z List of Cancers to find the latest research, treatment, prevention, and screening information for a particular type of cancer.

Along with the links above, for more information on prostate cancer treatment options and clinical trials it can be helpful to contact the National Cancer Institute at CANCER () and speak to a cancer information specialist who can assemble a packet of information that will help you make the best informed decision for you and.

There are many resources available to those diagnosed with Prostate cancer: Prostate Cancer Support Group Meets the first Wednesday of the month from pm. This is a free program at the Cancer Support Community of Ann Arbor in partnership with the U-M Rogel Cancer Center.

Learn more by visiting our support group calendar or call. Publications from the National Cancer Institute. Order free publications for people with cancer, A Resource Guide for Outreach, Education, and Advocacy Life Without Cigarettes, Book 8 Discusses handling the urge to smoke, emphasizes the benefits of quitting, handling weight issues, and.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men (after skin cancer), but it can often be treated successfully. If you have prostate cancer or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about prostate cancer, including risk factors, symptoms, how it is found, and how it is treated.

Brady Urological Institute > Specialties > Conditions and Treatments > Prostate Cancer > Patient Resources Prostate Cancer Books & Publications Find the published resources available to guide you in your journey, from staging and prognosis to treatment and recovery.

Educational materials have been developed to help those who are battling prostate cancer make informed decisions about testing and treatment along with management of side effects. Click on the image of each brochure cover to read and/or print the contents. The Prostate Cancer Research Group of the National Cancer Institute's Early Detection Research Network has contributed to the progress in addressing these concerns.

This summary is an overview of the activities of the group. Prostate cancer is rare in men younger t but the chance of having prostate cancer rises rapidly after age About 6 in 10 cases of prostate cancer are found in men older than Race/ethnicity Prostate cancer develops more often in African-American men and in Caribbean men of African ancestry than in men of other races.

Welcome to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Prostate Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic (PCMC). Our clinic began in September as a service to the NCI community.

Since then we have expanded our care to include any patients with biopsy-proven prostate cancer. The clinic is federally funded. The prostate is located in front of the rectum and under the bladder. Its function is to make part of seminal fluid, which carries sperm out of the body during orgasm.

The prostate is about the size of a walnut. Male reproductive system image courtesy of the National Institutes of Health.

We have provided a list of National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive centers as well as some renowned treatment centers throughout the world. Find a Treatment Center 82 cents of every dollar donated goes to our prostate cancer research mission. A free, page toolkit that focuses on the basics of your prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment options, lifestyle changes, and support resources.

Awareness Table Toolkit If you would like to educate your community about prostate cancer or represent ZERO at a. Prostate Cancer: Resources. Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network National Cancer Institute BG MSC Medical Center Drive Bethesda, MD Prostate Cancer Websites & Resources.

My Prostate Cancer Coach ; s Fans for the Cure is dedicated to the twin propositions of spreading the gospel of prostate cancer awareness and education. Founded by prostate cancer survivor and sports broadcaster, Ed Randall. National Cancer Institute ().

We’ve compiled these comprehensive listings of cancer resources, both from inside Dana-Farber and beyond. These lists provide sources for in-depth information on cancer types, treatment options, support services, risk and prevention, clinical trials, financial and insurance assistance, advocacy organizations, and a great deal more.

DCEG develops publicly-available tools and resources that support research, including study design, data analysis, risk modeling, exposure assessment, melanoma recognition, and the AuthorArranger tool to format research paper title pages.

The American Institute for Cancer Research is a nonprofit charity designated as tax-exempt under Section (c)3 by the Internal Revenue Service. Donations are. The Ghana Prostate Study is designed to assess the burden, risk factor profiles and biomarkers of prostate cancer in Ghanaian men.

In the United States, incidence rates of prostate cancer in African-Americans are fold higher than those observed in European Americans, yet the causes of this difference remain unknown. August 5, —The National Cancer Institute Act establishes the National Cancer Institute as the federal government’s principal agency for conducting research and training on the cause, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.

The bill also calls upon NCI to assist and promote similar research at other public and private institutions.

The International Prostate Cancer Foundation site offers a complete overview of information about the prostate, prostate cancer, and its treatment, and educational materials. Visit the Education Center or the Resources Center to guide you through this journey.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States and the second leading cause of male cancer deaths.

But prostate cancer can vary widely in severity and its potential to spread. Low-grade prostate cancer is associated with a very low risk of cancer-specific death and often doesn’t require treatment. In efforts to raise awareness around prostate cancer, we hope you will find useful, and more importantly share, our favorite prostate cancer patient resources edition.

It is of paramount importance for men to take an active role in their own treatment course. Prostate Cancer Treatment Research & Sources of Support Kenneth S.

Pope, Ph.D., ABPP. I gathered the resources on this page to help men with prostate cancer and their loved ones to find information, support, and other resources.

Women Against Prostate Cancer (WAPC) is a national organization working to unite the voices and provide support for the millions of women affected by prostate cancer, and their families. WAPC advocates prostate cancer education, public awareness, screenings, legislation, and treatment options.

National Cancer Institute: Prostate Cancer - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research. Also in Spanish. National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN): Prostate Cancer - NCCN resources aim to assist patients and their caregivers with overcoming the challenges related to cancer.

The goal of.For more information about cancer, please visit the NCI website at or call NCI’s contact center, the Cancer Information Service, at CANCER (). About the National Institutes of Health (NIH): NIH, the nation's medical research agency, includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U.S.

Department.Whether you or someone you love has cancer, knowing what to expect can help you cope. From basic information about cancer and its causes to in-depth information on specific cancer types – including risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment options – you’ll find it here.