Resources & Helpful Links

Pacific Coast Urology Medical Center has provided this information for your convenience and is not responsible for the content on these sites provides an overview of how the prostate works, diseases of the prostate, including prostate cancer, and information about their diagnoses and treatments.

American Association for Cancer Research

The American Association for Cancer Research provides research grants and publishes several medical journals.

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society (ACS) can be a starting point for dealing with family members and other issues that may arise after a prostate cancer diagnosis. The site also includes information about the ACS and statistics about prostate cancer incidence rates.

Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR)

The CPDR is a prostate cancer research program funded by the U.S. Army that conducts research nationwide at U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force hospitals. The Web site explains the program and provides education and research updates.

National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation, a major voluntary nonprofit health organization, is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

(888) 937-6227
The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship is a grassroots network of individuals and organizations working on behalf of people with all types of cancer.

National Prostate Cancer Coalition
The project to end prostate cancer…ZERO.

Prostate Cancer Foundation

(800) 757-2873
Prostate Cancer Foundation, an organization dedicated to finding a cure for prostate cancer, is the largest private source for research funding for prostate cancer. It offers information on prostate cancer, treatment options, clinical trials and personal stories of survival.

The Prostate Pointers

Here you will find helpful patient education material on prostate cancer, compiled from a wide variety of medical sources.

Urology Care Foundation (The Official Foundation of the American Urological Association)
The Foundation is committed to promoting urology research and education.