There are numerous sites on the Internet with a wide variety of information on Prostate Cancer. Here are a few of the best.
The National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Groups
e-mail address:- firstname.lastname@example.org
The Federation’s Newsletter “Prostate Matters” can be downloaded direct from the Federation’s website.
Click on the following link to be taken straight to the download page. http://www.tackleprostate.org/newsletter-signup.php
National Helpline number 0800 035 5302.
Prostate Cancer UK
Helpline:0800 074 8383
Opening hours 10am-4pm Monday to Friday and 7pm-9pm Wednesday.
They also have a textphone service which operates on a different number 18001 0800 074 8383 , Monday – Friday 10am-4pm.
Tel: 020 8222 7622 – Fax: 020 8222 7639
Address: Prostate Cancer UK, Cambridge House, 100 Cambridge Grove, London, W6 0LE
Prostate Cancer UK produces an excellent set of leaflets. Ask them to send you their ‘Tool Kit’, which includes them.
The Big C Appeal
Norfolk & Waveney’s independent local cancer charity, funding research, treatment, equipment, care and support.
10a Castle Meadow, Norwich, NR1 3DE
Telephone: 01603 619900; Fax: 01603 619800
Talking to someone with cancer
The Sexual Advice Association
Helpline: 020 7486 7262 (old n. 0870 774 3571)
Orchid – Fighting Male Cancer
Tel: 0207 601 7167
Address: St Bart’s Hospital, London, EC1A 7BE
Produces a range of leaflets and factsheets free of charge to patients.
Cancer Research UK
Tenovus Cancer Information Centre
Tel:0808 808 1010
Kidderminster & District Prostate Cancer Support Group
Address: P.O. Box 3854 , Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 5WP
East Suffolk Prostate Cancer Support Group
Asbestos and Prostate Cancer
Doctors have found a higher level of incidence of prostate cancer among people who tested positive for the presence of asbestos. There has not yet been conclusive proof that asbestos directly causes prostate cancer, but we can’t ignore the possibility that it does increase the probability of developing it.