Support Group for Prostate Cancer
Other Disorders of the Prostate
Assist individuals with information about Prostate Cancer and be of intellectual and emotional support to men diagnosed with this disease and those supporting them.
Advocate awareness of the necessity of annual Prostate Cancer testing in order to curb this disease at its onset; assist men newly diagnosed with Prostate Cancer to understand this disease and the variety of options available for treatment; encourage a positive mental outlook for survivors of Prostate cancer and those supporting them; and emphasize the importance of continued education to recognize the many effects of Prostate Cancer.
FIRST VISIT TO THIS WEBSITE?
TOO -- MAY HELP YOU!
- Did you know that one man in six
will eventually be diagnosed with Prostate
Cancer. If you are a man with elevated PSA, or Prostate
Cancer is suspected or you have been diagnosed, you are definitely in
need of information about treatment options. Us TOO is a place where
you can meet with peers, discuss your problems and benefit from the
experiences of others.
- If you're a man in your forties and have been hearing
about prostate cancer, you may want to learn more about this problem.
At Us TOO, you can attend a series of meetings, listen to a wide range
of speakers and become knowledgable enough to recognize potential symptoms
and, along with your physician, be prepared for early diagnosis and
treatment, offering the best possibility of a cure.
- You may be among the fortunate "five out of six"
who don't get prostate cancer. You should know there can be other bothersome
problems like benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), also called enlarged
prostate. BPH affects a larger percentage of men than does prostate
cancer. Most Us TOO meetings, will have a participating urologist who
can give you more detailed information about this and other problems.
- Incontinence is frequently a problem with men who have
had prostate cancer treatment. This disorder is a primary topic at some
of Us TOO meetings.
- Impotence is sometimes a problem for men who have undergone
prostate cancer treatment and is frequently one of the subjects covered
at Us TOO meetings. The causes of impotence are discussed along with
- Aside from cancer, there are other prostatic, urinary
or bladder problems discussed by physicians at Us TOO meetings. Also,
literature is available through Us TOO that can help you plan for successful
- If you have been diagnosed and/or treated for problems
related to the prostate, the Us TOO program can provide you with current
information and suggestions about follow-up treatments. Also, with the
knowledge you acquire, you may be able to help a friend.
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