WAPC Prostate Cancer Information and Resources

Chronic Disease Fund  

The Chronic Disease Fund is a charitable non-profit organization that helps patients with chronic disease, cancer, and other life threatening conditions obtain the life saving medications they need. You can reach them at 866-316-7263.

Patient Access Network Foundation 

The Patient Access Network Foundation offers help and hope to people with chronic or life-threatening illnesses for whom cost limits access to breakthrough medical treatments. You can reach them at 877-968-7233.

Advocacy Connector 

The Advocacy Connector makes it as easy as possible for you to find and contact the national and/or selected state advocacy groups most relevant to your needs.

Cleveland Clinic – Prostate Cancer Glossary

The Cleveland Clinic offers a thorough and easy to understand glossary on prostate cancer related terms.

NCI Designated Cancer Centers

Click on the link for a comprehensive list of NCI Designated Cancer Centers to find one in your area.

CANCERcare – www.cancercare.org

Professional support for people affected by cancer.

Cancer Care is pleased to announce the reinstatement of its national financial assistance program to men with any type of cancer diagnosis living anywhere in the United States.

This program provides limited financial assistance for transportation, home care, child care and pain medication. Funds are based on availability and applicants must meet Cancer Care ‘s financial and medical eligibility requirements.

Call 1-800-813-4673 to initiate a referral or visit our website to download an application .

Cancer Care is grateful to its many generous donors for making our financial assistance program available to men facing cancer across the U.S.

The Smilow Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Center

At the forefront of prostate cancer treatment and research. Learn more about clinical trials being conducted at Smilow here.

The “New” Prostate Cancer InfoLink Social Networkprostatecancerinfolink.ning.com/

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.

Of particular interest may be the wives and partners group.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Consumer Site – fda.gov/ForConsumers/default.htm

Timely and easy-to-read articles covering all FDA activities and regulated products.

American Cancer Society – www.cancer.org

American Cancer Society has a great resource to help you communicate with friends and family about cancer. They also have resources to help talk with children about cancer.

HisProstateCancer.com – Talking with a Sex Therapist

An excellent guide on how a sex therapist can help guide you and partner through this difficult time.

Malecare

Offers resources, support groups and information for gay men with prostate cancer.

Out With Cancer

Out with Cancer is the worlds first program for Gay, Lesbian, BI and Trans men and women who are diagnosed with cancer.

California Prostate Cancer Coalition

Dedicated to making prostate cancer a key public health care priority in California.

ProCure Treatment Centers, Inc.

Founded in 2005, ProCure is dedicated to bringing proton therapy to patients using a comprehensive approach which provides state-of-the-art proton therapy in a healing environment. They are working to make proton therapy readily available to more patients who would benefit from this highly targeted form of radiation therapy.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship is the oldest survivor-led cancer advocacy organization in the country, advocating for quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer survivors. NCCS believes in evidence-based advocacy for systemic changes at the federal level in how the nation researches, regulates, finances, and delivers quality cancer care.

Health Monitor

Health Monitor is the leading consumer health publisher, reaching more than 40 million people. Their goal is to help you better partner with your healthcare provider. Health Monitor provides information to make life healthier for those living with any health condition. If you’re caring for someone who is managing a condition, you’ll also find useful and encouraging advice. Visit their website for treatment options, tools to get and stay on track, delicious and nutritious recipes, strategies for an active life and more here.

 

National Cancer Institute – Prostate Cancer Guide

An overview of Prostate Cancer from the National Cancer Institute.

 

If you have suggestions for resources that may be helpful please email them to info@womenagainstprostatecancer.org.