1) Prostate Cancer Patient Guide
The guide, which has been compiled with the contributions of top-tier doctors and researchers in prostate cancer, is a must-have resource for prostate cancer patients. It focuses all of the information available about contemporary prostate cancer research, treatment, and lifestyle factors into one consolidated document; and it is updated regularly.
It is for any man who has been newly diagnosed, who is in treatment, or is concerned about a rising PSA. Beyond that, it’s for any loved one or caregiver who wants to cut through the information noise and get directly to need-to-know information for prostate cancer patient navigation. (72 pages). The latest edition of the Guide is now available. Download the latest copy at: https://www.pcf.org/2018-
2) NCCN Guidelines for Cancer Patients
The US based National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has produced a comprehensive information manual on prostate cancer. It provides a thorough introduction to the disease, its treatment and possible side effects. Topics include: Basics, Staging, Treatment Planning, Overview of Cancer Treatments, Treatment guide for Monitoring, Treatment Guide for Systemic Treatment and Making Treatment Decisions. It also contains a comprehensive glossary of terminology.
3) Life on ADT (Androgen Deprivation Therapy) www.LIFEonADT.com
For people considering ADT (hormone therapy) this website is a must. One of the site’s authors is Dr. Richard Wassersug who is a member or our group. This information is also available through a workshop entitled Adapting to Androgen Deprivation Therapy. Dr. Wassersug conducts the Vancouver workshop which is offered through the Vancouver Prostate Cancer Supportive Care Program. http://www.prostatecentre.com/pcsc/pcsc-program-modules
4) Lifestyle Management Program for PC Survivors
The TrueNTH (Truenorth) Lifestyle Management program for prostate cancer patients and survivors is now available on-line throughout the country at no cost. The program provides access to consultants and resources in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and stress reduction. Click here for a description: PCCN TrueNTH Lifestyle Management and for the project poster use this link– TrueNTH LM Website Poster. This program is supported by Prostate Cancer Canada and funded by the Movember Foundation.