Contents of This Section
- What cancer cannot do
- Major US-based prostate cancer web sites and organizations
- Major ex-US prostate cancer web sites and organizations
- Us TOO’s suggested on-line prostate cancer resources
- Views from the “other side”: personal reflections about prostate cancer from two urological oncologists
- The “top 10” facts you need to know about prostate cancer
- Finding the prostate cancer specialist who is right for YOU
- How to pick a prostate cancer surgeon (by Arnon Krongrad, MD)
- How to select your brachytherapist (by Michael F. Sarosdy, MD)
- Nine tips for picking a radiation oncologist to treat your prostate cancer (by Matthew Katz, MD)
- How to pick a cryotherapy specialist
- Finding the medical oncologist who is right for you: one specialist’s opinion (by Andrew Armstrong, MD, MSc)
- Prostate cancer-related abbreviations
- Prognostic tools
- Online prostate cancer management systems
- Finding out about clinical trials
There are lots of useful things that you can do to seek out the best possible treatment and to really understand exactly what is going on if you find that things are getting more complicated than you were hoping for.
In this section we try to offer a variety of tips and tools that may be helpful to you. In particular, we have tried to give you some guidance about how to think about finding the best possible physicians to work with you and give you the very best treatment. This may or may not be possible for you, depending on things like where you live, your health insurance coverage, and your financial resources, but wherever you live and whatever your resources, you should always do your best to find the best possible doctors you can to help you if you have cancer.
If you know of other useful tips and tools from your own experience that you would like to share, please don’t hesitate to let us know. Your experience may be really valuable to others.