Important Resource Links

The following links may provide you with additional useful information about Prostate Cancer. This resource list represents a small number of possible information sites. The National Minority Torchbearers Prostate Cancer Consortium provides this list for informational purposes only and does not endorse or control their content.

American Cancer Society
1-800-ACS-2345
Information from the leading private cancer organization in the United States
American Urological Association
1-410-689-3990
Comprehensive information about erectile dysfunction from the Sexual Function Health Council of the AUA Foundation.
Cancer Index
A site with links to cancer resources in many languages.
CANCERINFO.net
Gateway to online cancer information by Sanofi-Aventis.
Community Health and Men’s Promotion Summit (CHAMPS)
404-881-0966
CHAMPS will provide a broad range of health information and screening services to adult men of the Metro-Atlanta area. The initiative focuses on the importance of men addressing their health and becoming more educated about overall healthier lifestyles.
Clinical Trials
1-800-4-CANCER
Information about federally and privately supported clinical trials of new diagnostic tools and treatments for various medical conditions, including all prostate diseases.
Georgia Cancer Foundation
770-396-7995
They are dedicated to improving the quality of life for cancer patients and their families through education, early detection and support.
Malecare
1-212-673-4920
Prostate Cancer, Support Groups and Prostate Cancer Treatment
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
1-212-639-2000
Comprehensive information about all aspects of cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment from
the world’s oldest medical center dedicated to cancer care.
National Association of State Prostate Cancer Coalitions
Provides support to existing state prostate cancer organizations; to facilitate the development of new state prostate cancer organizations; and to serve as a collective and collaborative voice to make prostate cancer a national health care priority.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
1-888-4-CANCER
A thorough discussion including screening, diagnosis, and treatment from the government’s National Institute of Health
National Cancer Institute: Prostate Cancer
1-800-4-Cancer
Comprehensive information from the US government’s National Institutes of Health about prostate cancer including support groups and resources, clinical trials, complementary and alternative medicine, statistics, diagnosis and treatment and a list of the major research centers for prostate cancer in the United States.
Zero – The Project to End Prostate Cancer
Information on awareness, outreach, and advocacy for prostate cancer.
People Living with Cancer
1-703-797-1914
The patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) – provides more than 50 types of cancer and their treatments, trials, coping and side effects. Additional resources include a Find an Oncologist database, live chats, message boards, a drug database and links to patient-support organizations.
Prostate Cancer Foundation
1-800-757-CURE
The world’s largest source of philanthropic funding for prostate cancer research. Also disseminates information to promote public awareness.
Prostate Cancer Research Institute
1-800-641-PCRI
Access to educational information on prostate cancer via Helpline plus articles from free “Insights” newsletter.
Pub Med:
National Institute of Health search engine to published medical journal articles.
The Georgia Cancer Coalition
404-584-7720
Their mission is to reduce the number of deaths in Georgia by accelerating prevention, early detection, treatment and research.
UsTOO International
Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network
ProstAware.org
ProstAware (“Prostate cancer awareness through music and technology”) is dedicated to educating the Atlanta area about prostate health and how everyone can participate in the battle against prostate cancer.
Veterans Administration (VA)
For a direct line, call Ron Hackney cell: 404-863-1552
 

Additional Resources For Other Languages

 

Informacion en Espanol de la NCI

1-800-4-CANCER
Comprehensive information about cancer in Spanish from the National Cancer Institute