Most men, once they are diagnosed with prostate cancer, live with it for a long time. It's like breast cancer in that way--something they are dealing with for a long time - Harry Belafonte
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Like most hospitals, the Manhattan campus of the New York Harbor VA Hospital is laid out like an intestine, and it operates about as fast as one. At the security checkpoint, where the X-ray scanner was broken, three security guards chatted and passively watched the line grow while a fourth wand-frisked and bag-checked people, one-by-one. I walked through the main lobby, where I have in the past spent minutes waiting for one of the eight elevators to show up. Today I was lucky because I only had to walk down one, short, low-ceilinged hallway to get to a clinic on the ground floor.
I wasn’t looking forward to having my prostate checked. I’ve lived in New York for two years, and I’m…
“There are many ways to treat prostate cancer,” Dr. Ashutosh Tewari, head of urologic oncology at New York’s Mt. Sinai Hospital, told me. “You can cut it, poison it, starve it, burn it, freeze it, or you can electrocute it.”
ZERO's mission is to end prostate cancer. ZERO advances research, improves the lives of men and families, and inspires action.
The Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide is a comprehensive source of prostate cancer information that is written plainly and organized conveniently into a chart. The simple layout of this guide will ease the daunting task of learning about treatments after receiving a prostate cancer diagnosis. The guide is not a substitution for a doctor, but its complete and easy-to-understand information will prepare readers for the journey ahead.
Tackle prostate cancer is a campaign run by The National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Groups which raises the awareness of Prostate Cancer and and is trying to encourage more men to get tested to help save more lives.
Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network is a 501-c-3 nonprofit, grassroots organization started in 1990 by prostate cancer survivors for prostate cancer patients, survivors, their spouses/partners and families.
We aim to provide basic information - and links to more detailed sites - for people who have recently had the news of a prostate cancer diagnosis.
Information for Treatment of Prostate Cancer.
We are dedicated to helping men and their companions with the social, emotional and sexual issues that are forced upon them by prostate cancer. The emphasis is on the side-effects of various treatments such as impotency and incontinence which can destroy a man's self-identity, his confidence and his relationships.
This site contains several "calculators" which use artificial intelligence to make predictions about various medical conditions of the prostate.
Information on the yearly awareness event.
The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world's leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating prostate cancer research.
The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia is the national body for prostate cancer in Australia. The PCFA plays a vital role in the fight against prostate cancer and devotes all of it resources towards reducing the impact of prostate cancer on the community.
Anyone with an interest in prostate cancer (patients, family members, physicians, other health care professionals, activists, and advocates) from all around the world is welcome here to share information; to seek, receive, and offer support; or just to monitor discussion and progress on Planet Prostate Cancer.
The objective of PCRI is to educate patients and their families about prostate cancer. This includes new advances in diagnosis, staging, treatments and available resources. PCRI believes that a patient who understands his disease and treatment is empowered to communicate more effectively with his physicians and obtain a better outcome.
The Prostate Cancer Treatment Guide is a comprehensive source of prostate cancer information that is written plainly and organized conveniently into a chart. The simple layout of this guide will ease the daunting task of learning about treatments after receiving a prostate cancer diagnosis.
We fight to help more men survive prostate cancer and enjoy a better quality of life. The Prostate Cancer Charity has now become Prostate Cancer UK. We have made this change to raise our voice, raise our game and reach more men.
This website is devoted to explaining how medical malpractice arises in the context of a failure by a physician to timely diagnosing prostate cancer; to describing what is involved in pursuing a medical malpractice claim; and to offering a convenient and free attorney consultation to those who believe they have been the victim of medical malpractice.
This site has been developed by the education committee of The Australian Prostate Cancer Collaboration (APCC) with funding from the Lions International Clubs of Australia to assist men affected by prostate cancer and their families.
For those who love golf and have a sincere desire to support the efforts backing the research programs funded by the PCF, we’ll help guide you to create the event best suited for you and others who enjoy the game of golf. Blue Ribbon Golf provides a variety of events and programs created to optimize contributions for cancer research granted by the PCF while providing a great day of golfing, friendly competition, and entertainment.
There are a number of different conventional treatment options used to treat prostate cancer. Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy are three common forms of treatment that have been used effectively for a number of years. The extent of your disease and your general state of health are all influential factors in determining the most appropriate treatment combination.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. In the United States in 2009,* 206,640 men were diagnosed with prostate cancer, and 28,088 men died from it.â€ CDC provides men, doctors, and policymakers with the latest information about prostate cancer.
This overview will give you a basic understanding of what prostate cancer is and what you can do about it. You can read it in less than half an hour.
Information on prostate cancer, including how it is diagnosed, treatments you might have, possible side effects and how to get further support.
Prostate Cancer is diagnosed in about 13-15% of men of European descent. Men of African or African-American descent are twice as likely to have prostate cancer cells as men of European descent. Men of African descent are often diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer.
Prostate cancer is the most common malignancy in American men and the second leading cause of deaths from cancer, after lung cancer. Most experts in this field, therefore, recommend that beginning at age 40, all men should undergo yearly screening for prostate cancer.
As an official global charity, Movember’s vision is to have an everlasting impact on the face of men’s health. During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of millions of moustaches on men's faces around the world. Through the power of the Mo, vital funds and awareness are raised to combat prostate and testicular cancer and mental health challenges.
Orchid exists to save men's lives from testicular, prostate and penile cancers through pioneering research and promoting awareness.
Tremendous progress has been made, yet prostate cancer is still the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Canadian men, with 1 in 8 expected to be diagnosed in their lifetime.
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