Cancer Help UK
Reliable, easy to understand patient information from Cancer Research UK about all types of cancer
Wikipedia’s Article on Prostate Cancer
Wikipedia – the free encyclopedia.
Although they are very careful to review and check information, be aware that Wikipedia is written collaboratively by largely anonymous Internet volunteers who write without pay.
On subjects like this, it is unlikely to be inaccurate but always confirm the information they provide. They give links to foundations and research bodies.
National Cancer Institute
The US National Institutes of Health website.
Extensive research and information from the US.
The London Prostate Cancer Treatment Centre
Londons experts in prostate cancer have joined together to provide and support this web site, concentrating on information relating to prostate cancer, its diagnosis, staging and treatment options, together with facts relating to the disease itself.
The expert team is led by Dr Nick Plowman, Senior Clinical Oncologist to St Bartholomews Hospital, who has a long term interest in advances in the radiotherapeutic methods to treat prostate cancer both external beam conformal radiotherapy and seed brachytherapy and hormonal methods of therapy.
The web site aims to provide patients with authoritative and understandable information on the causes, symptoms and treatment of prostate cancer, and provides updates on the latest research into the disease.
The site is managed by Intuition Communication Ltd. Intuition manage the Private Healthcare UK site, providing easy access for the public to information about private healthcare services and facilities across the UK, and the Harley Street Guide, for patients from the UK and abroad who are seeking information about this centre of Londons medical expertise.
Alternative Approaches to Prostate Cancer
A helpful article by the Director of the Schachter Center for Complementary Medicine.
The site is ‘Healthy Net’ an American site supported by advertising and commercial sales.
Prostate Cancer Support – Stockport Area
Their aim is to provide help, support and information to men, who have been diagnosed with Prostate Cancer, and their families. They are themselves, made up of patients and those who care for them .
Doncaster Prostate Cancer Support
Patient Support group recently started. Contact Uro-Oncology Nurses Tina Soar or Julie Horseman on 01302 553222 for dates and times of meetings at the Doncaster Royal Infirmary.
Tackle is an organisation of UK patient-led prostate cancer support groups. It is the only UK-wide patient-led charity that acts and speaks for prostate cancer patients and their families. Membership of tackle is open to any patient-led support group. Their Prostate Matters newsletter is well worth reading.
You can also view and download it from the Downloads section on our Your Prostate tab.
Prostate Cancer UK – Formerly The Prostate Cancer Charity
The Prostate Cancer Charity was founded in 1996 in response to the urgent need to invest more in prostate cancer research and to raise public and political awareness of a long-neglected disease. We were established with the broad remit of improving the care and welfare of those affected by prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer UK is now the UK’s leading voluntary organisation working with people affected by prostate cancer.
UK Counselling Support Network
If you are in need of further counselling you may wish to try the Counselling Directory for someone near you. This only lists counsellors and psychotherapists who are registered with a recognised professional body or those who have sent us copies of their qualifications and insurance cover.
UK Therapy Directory
If you are searching for a particular therapy or would just like to see what is available to assist you in your particular situation, have a look at Therapy Directory. It only lists therapists who are registered with a recognised professional body or those who have submitted copies of their qualifications and insurance cover.
Other men’s experiences This may help you in choosing a particular treatment