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Helpful Resources

Should I get tested for prostate cancer?

It’s important for men to talk about screening (testing) with their doctor. This video helps men understand their prostate cancer screening options.

Doctor and Patient

Questions to ask your doctor before you decide to get tested or treated for prostate cancer.

Medical Information

Men with prostate cancer and what you can do

Most prostate cancers grow slowly and don’t cause any health problems in men who have them.

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Your prostate cancer risk calculator

There are eight different calculators and the first two are designed for individual use without any medical knowledge.

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A Women and Partner’s Guide to Prostate Cancer

You know him best, and you can probably think of the best way to gently twist his arm especially when it’s a subject that he may be too embarrassed to mention to you.

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Types of treatments doctors use for people with prostate cancer

In cancer care, different types of doctors—including medical oncologists, surgeons, and radiation oncologists—often work together to create an overall treatment plan.

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Find and join a local support group

 While every prostate cancer diagnosis is unique, members of support groups often have similar feelings, worries, and concerns. 

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Latest statistics on prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the United States. The Data Visualizations Tool provides detailed statistics.

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A view a prostate cancer medical illustration

Click here to find a drawing of the main body parts affected by prostate cancer. 

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What is PSA?

There is a simple blood test to measure your PSA level and this may help to detect early prostate cancer.

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Prostate Cancer: Symptoms and Signs

Find out more about body changes and other things that can signal a problem that may need medical care. 

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What is prostate cancer?

Men who have a relative with prostate cancer are twice as likely to develop the disease, while those with 2 or more relatives are nearly 4 times as likely to be diagnosed. 

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