The websites below may be accessed for additional information regarding Prostate Cancer:
www.ustoo.org - Website for Us TOO Intl., Inc., Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network - supporting the largest chapter membership worldwide of prostate cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers who support them. Headquarters for our Wichita, Kansas chapter.
TheProstateAdvocate.com - "Observations" by Prostate Cancer Advocate/Activist Charles (Chuck) Maack regarding understanding prostate cancer, its treatment, and the treatment of the side effects of most treatment options
https://www.recallreport.org/recalls-and-alerts/ - “Recall Report” was created to alert the public to the latest information on dangerous drugs and products. With hundreds of suspected or confirmed dangerous drugs and products on the market, the up-to-date information we provide on recalls, alerts, and side effects is vital to keeping your family safe.
ProstateHealthcenter.com - Health directory and information on the web.
www.advancedcancertherapies.com - Advanced Cancer Therapies/ACT, Wichita, Kansas:
Advanced Cancer Therapies (ACT) offers radiation oncology services and is well equipped to treat cancers including, but not limited to, breast, prostate, head and neck, colorectal, cervical, brain, bone, and lung. ACT provides the most personalized cancer care in Wichita with state-of-the-art precision technology and experienced radiation oncologists—all delivered in a relaxing, spa-like environment.
www.pcri.org - Website for the Prostate Cancer Research Institute. This website is among the finest in providing up-to-date information relative to most all prostate cancer treatment options and is a MUST VISIT website for all prostate cancer patients and activists.
www.prostateforum.com - Website for Charles (Snuffy) Myers, M.D., a well known, respected, and acclaimed Medical Oncologist who specializes in Prostate Cancer. Dr. Myers is the Director, American Institute for Diseases of the Prostate (AIDP) and President, Foundation for Cancer Research and Education (FCRE).
www.wichitaurology.com Wichita Urology Group (WUG)
www.freemedicine.com (free medicine for those qualifying)
www.malecare.com - Malecare is committed to designing and implementing contextual, culturally competent and proactive men's health care services, where ever there is need. Barriers are to be broken and the underserved deserve action. Our work for prostate, testicular and male breast cancer patients is presented in English, Chinese, Spanish, Hebrew, French, Portuguese, Russian and Italian. Access is available for gay men to communicate their concerns with each other on these issues.
www.cancer.prostate-help.org/capilgr.htm - An excellent on-line resource for all Prostate Cancer patients to better understand our disease and the many options of therapy.
www.renewintimacy.org - This is the website of Ralph and Barbara Alterowitz, authors of "Intimacy with Impotence - The Couple's Guide to Better Sex after Prostate Cancer" and "The Lovin' Ain't Over." Ralph and Barbara are certified sex therapists certified by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). Their books and presentations to groups have provided new understanding and improved relationships for couples everywhere.
www.dattoli.com - Website for Michael Dattoli, M.D., Radiation Oncologist, well known and respected by the Prostate Cancer medical and patient community as a pioneer in the research and development of cancer therapies utilizing brachytherapy and IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy). He is the founder of the Dattoli Cancer Foundation and the Dattoli Cancer Center & Brachytherapy Research Institute located in Sarasota, FL.
www.pcref.org - Website for Israel Barken, M.D., Urologic Oncologist who specialized in prostate cancer research and treatment for over twenty years. He currently serves as Chairman and Medical Director of his Prostate Cancer Research and Education Foundation (PCREF). He is available to provide individual counsel and also provides an "Ask Dr. Barken" weekly telephone call-in program. Please visit his website for further information.s
www.johnshopkinshealthalerts.com - Johns Hopkins Medical Center prostate cancer health alerts
www.psa-rising.com - Excellent Prostate Cancer reference website developed by Jacqueline Strax in memory of her spouse, Norman Strax (1935-2002).
www.victoryinthevalley.com - Victory in the Valley is one of Wichita's premier cancer support organizations for both patients and caregivers. They provide hope and help when it is needed most. As they note on their webpage: Our Mission: To accompany cancer patients and their families on their journey from fear and confusion to coping and confidence, and through emotional, spiritual and other support interventions, improve the quality of their lives and enhance the possibility of recovery.
https://www.verywell.com/conditions-4014770 - A compilation of a wide variety of health conditions providing explanation and suggestions as to “what to do.”
www.dilipraja.com - Urology Centre in Mumbai, India. Dr. Dilip Raja's Urology & Andrology Centre offer comprehensive urological services to diagnose and treat kidney stone diseases, urological cancers, incontinence, infertility, impotence, and other urinary difficulties. An internet search will note other accomplishments by Dr. Raja by entering in the search box "Dilip Raja."
www.urologyspecialistskc.com - Website of Urology Specialists, P.C., one of the urology practices within driving distance from Wichita providing Robotic Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy (RLRP). RLRP surgeon Justin Albani traveled to Wichita to describe this modern, less invasive, surgical removal of the prostate gland to our Us TOO chapter and chapter members have since opted for this procedure from Dr. Albani. Visit the PATIENT EDUCATION page and read about ROBOTIC SURGERY. Additionally on the ROBOTIC page there is a 3 minute video overview, a review article about the use of robotics in surgery, and a newsletter and newspaper article about the topic as well. There is also a WEB LINKS page on the PATIENT EDUCATION page that provides resources for all urology topics.
www.drug3k.com - Drug 3k - Online Drug Encyclopedia - Featuring detailed information on prescription and medications including description, image drug, use, dosage, storage, precautions, and side effects.
www.after-cancer.com/prostate - A United Kingdom website with a variety of prostate cancer information.&When entering the website, click on “Subscribe” in the upper right hand corner to open to all information.
www.mesotheliomahelp.org - Mesothelioma, an Asbestos Exposure disease: For those who would like to have a live chat with someone 24/7 regarding this disease, please visit this website. Other websites with information are www.mesotheliomafromnavy.com/veteran-benefits for military veterans, www.mesotheliomagroup.com, website of The Mesothelioma Group, as well as www.asbestos.com, website of The Mesothelioma Center. There are too many websites on the internet offering information regarding mesothelioma to list them all, so we limit our identification to no more than those identified. Though mesothelioma disease may be the most commonly associated cancer with asbestos exposure, the presence of asbestos fibers in the body can cause a number of other very serious and life-threatening cancers such as lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, and colorectal cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, asbestos exposure can also increase ones risk of developing kidney, throat, esophagus, and gallbladder cancer. In addition to these cancers, asbestos has been lined to breast, ovarian, and prostate cancer, as well as leukemia and lymphomas.
www.medivizor.com - MEDIVIZOR: If you have a serious medical condition, Medivizor can help. Upon registration we will help you find just what you need to know. You will receive updates about cutting edge research, new treatments, relevant clinical trials, and more – personalized just for you.
www.lungcanceralliance.org/get-information Lung cancer is a complicated disease. This website tries to make it easier to understand the basics about lung cancer, how it is diagnosed, the different types of lung cancer, and the various stages of the disease.
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ONCOLOGY NURSE consideration: The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) https://www.aonnonline.org/ is the largest national specialty organization dedicated to improving patient care and quality of life by defining, enhancing, and promoting the role of oncology nurse and patient navigators. Our organization of over 5,000 members was founded in May 2009 to provide a network for all professionals involved and interested in patient navigation and survivorship care services to better manage the complexities of the cancer care treatment continuum for their patients. We view our organization as one consisting of “professional patient advocates” and, to that end, we support and serve our members.
RECALL GUIDE: https://www.recallguide.org/ - Recall Guide is a free, non-commercial tool that provides access to information about FDA recalls, warnings, hazardous interactions, and other important information about your prescriptions and medications. Recall Guide constantly monitors over 68,000 over-the-counter prescriptions and medications to keep its users safe and conscious about their health. Depakote and Xarelto help many people but are unfortunately often in the news due to potentially dangerous side effects and recalls. These are just two of the many medications that Recall Guide can help prescribers continue to use while also being conscious of their safety.
SINGAPORE (Republic of Singapore): For residents of, visitors to, or those of outlying countries within easy reach of Singapore seeking a top Medical Oncologist to oversee the appropriate treatment if diagnosed with Prostate Cancer, Dr. Steven Tucker has spent many years in the United States of America specializing specifically in research and treatment of this insidious men’s disease and recognizing the need for such a specialist in Asia moved his practice to Singapore several years ago. I highly recommend this professional physician with special expertise to address the concerns of all men so diagnosed. Contact information: Tucker Medical Pte Ltd., 8 Sinaran Drive 04-03, Novena Specialist Center, Singapore 307470,
telephone +65 6659 6918,
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Incontinence Help: http://www.incontinenceliving.co.uk/10-ways-to-help-stop-leaks/i70
Consumer Dangers: consumerdangers.com
Medical Malpractice Concerns: www.malpracticecenter.com
A team of curators and librarians at forevercurious.org have provided the below list of cancer resources that may be helpful to patients having been diagnosed with any form of cancer:
BIGGEST LIST OF WAYS TO FUND CANCER TREATMENTS - Few things in life seem more unfair than the financial burden a cancer diagnosis can impose on a patient and their family:
Struggling with Drug Addiction? https://www.addictioncenter.com/rehabs/florida/
Alcohol and drug treatment programs:https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/ provides locations of their own facilities as well as locating resources hopefully near you. Just open this url and do some scrolling around to find how to locate resources more close to where you live.
Alcohol Detoxification and Sleep: https://www.mattressreviews.net/alcohol-detox-sleep/ - As anyone who’s been through alcohol detox can attest, sleep problems are one of the largest obstacles to recovery. Not helping matters is the fact that detoxing from alcohol isn’t an overnight process. It takes time for your body to adjust to living without alcohol, and you’ll experience sleep problems during that time. By the end of this guide, you’ll understand how alcohol disrupts sleep, what causes sleep problems during detox, and coping tips so you can sleep better during this tough time, and stick it through to the end.
GUMDROP TRIALS: A company that uses the acronym “GumDrop” for Genito-Urinary Multi-Disciplinary D.C. Regional Oncology Project, provides to those interested access to trials along the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region regarding PROSTATE CANCER, BLADDER CANCER, and KIDNEY CANCER.
Their website: http://www.gumdroptrials.org/. When opening either below and viewing the list of trials, click on “Location” to find contact information to learn whom to contact for further information.
Prostate Cancer Trials: http://www.gumdroptrials.org/prostate-cancer-trials/
Bladder Cancer Trials: http://www.gumdroptrials.org/bladder-cancer-trials/
Kidney Cancer Trials: http://www.gumdroptrials.org/kidney-cancer-trials/
Guide To Paying For Cancer Treatments: https://www.thesimpledollar.com/paying-for-cancer-treatments-personal-loans/
INCONTINENCE ISSUES - Incontinence is a complex issue. It can range from light leakage that requires wearing a simple liner to an extreme condition marked by a total loss of control. Understanding the causes of incontinence and being aware of the wide range of products available that offer protection and can rebuild confidence are keys to improving quality of life. https://www.parentgiving.com/elderly-care/caregiving/incontinence-issues/