NOW AVAILABLE … the new PCa Social Network PLUS app

Back in February this year we had told you about the development of a new type of social network that would (a) allow men to share information about their prostate cancer with each other and (b) collect that data to evaluate whether such networking improved patients’ quality of life. … READ MORE …

Can you help with this study of the value of prostate cancer social networks?

As many regular readers will be aware, The “New” Prostate Cancer InfoLink likes to be able to assist researchers who are studying various aspects of prostate cancer and the use of online educational and informational services in addressing the needs of patients and caregivers. … READ MORE …

US SSA makes some advanced prostate cancer patients eligible for CAL

According to a media release just issued by the US Social Security Administration (SSA), the agency has designated “Prostate cancer — hormone refractory disease — or with visceral metastases” as a disorder which will allow patients to be eligible for Compassionate Allowances (CAL). … READ MORE …

Social networking, science, and prostate cancer support

As many readers will be aware, we have a social network as an adjunct to The “New” Prostate Cancer InfoLink. We were therefore very interested in what appears to be the first published scientific paper on the application of social networking specifically to prostate cancer education and support. … READ MORE …