She's drawn on her very extensive professional media experience to create a friendly and easy to understand guide for partners and families of men who've been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Sections include Helpful Tips, Treatment Options, Your Sex Life, Managing Stress, Communication, and Prostate Cancer Books. National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health and it’s a big well-organised and easily searchable site. a not-for-profit organization providing information, counseling and educational meetings to assist men with prostate disease (and their spouses / partners) in making decisions about their treatment with confidence and support." "Us TOO was started by prostate cancer survivors in 1990 and continues to be governed by prostate cancer survivors for prostate cancer patients and survivors (and their spouses / partners and family)." "Us TOO chapter meetings are free and open to newly diagnosed patients, patients currently in their treatment regimen, survivors, family members, friends and healthcare professionals “Us TOO has over 330 Support Group Chapters Worldwide.” You can find information on their website about prostate cancer, treatments, clinical trials, prostate news, locations and contact details of their support groups, etc.
They run a forum called "Prostate Cancer" - look for a link to "Discussion Boards" on their Cancer Survivors Network index page who's address as at 12th June 2011 is If your partner or a man in your life has been diagnosed with prostate cancer - or his cancer has recurred - then you will find this website a valuable resource for both you and your loved one.
They have many other resources too for those involved with cancer so it's well worth exploring their site for additional information and support that may be relevant to your situation. His Prostate is created and edited by Dana Kababik. a professional writer who has more than 16 years of experience researching and writing web sites, educational brochures, videos, resource guides, newsletters, and magazines on numerous health conditionsincluding prostate cancer".
Here’s a description of one of them: “Patient to Physician (P2P) provides the opportunity to read focused discussion about clinical problems with prostate cancer.
Patients post questions with accompanying medical history and specialists in the field of prostate cancer offer ideas to discuss with your physician.” The site Prostate Pointers also has about thirty well set out forums on different aspects of prostate cancer, the most popular being “General discussion about PCa”.
She is also the wife of a prostate cancer survivor and says that His Prostate Cancer is a labor of love to help others who are battling this disease.
I myself never imagined that my husband would be diagnosed with prostate cancer at the young age of 49".
In its relatively short life, the Charity has played a key role in raising both public awareness of the disease and political debate about services and support……and there is now a real sense that for the cause of prostate cancer ‘the time has come.’ We are the largest and most comprehensive of the charities working specifically in the field of prostate cancer. A valuable source of reliable information on prostate cancer is the website of the USA Government's National Cancer Institute at If you are feeling a bit apprehensive at the moment, and you decide to check out some of the many sites on prostate cancer, here’s some reassuring info to take with you on your journey - I found it on the USA's National Cancer Institute website I mention below. By age 50, about one-third of American men have microscopic signs of prostate cancer.By age 75, half to three-quarters of men will have some cancerous changes in their prostate glands.I have numbered them for convenience only - it doesn't indicate an order of preference except that I do think that number one - the Prostate Cancer Charity website - is the best all-round site to visit first. It offers plenty of information and a variety of support services including active forums on various aspects of prostate cancer, and a database of over 35 UK support groups.They say “Prostate cancer - for so long a neglected health issue - neither understood by the public nor prioritised by politicians.