The websites below may be accessed for additional information regarding Prostate Cancer:
We are no longer adding to our Links webpage. The Links webpage was designed specifically for prostate cancer issues but we broadened it some years ago to provide information on other health issues for other “not-for-profit” organizations. We have concluded we have gone beyond our original intent for the webpage, had sufficiently covered most other health issues, but were inundated by a wide variety of health organizations to add their health issue (too often the same health issue but by different, competing, organizations). We have removed those links and will no longer be accepting further additions unless they are prostate cancer specific. We trust you will understand. Further, we are not regularly monitoring this Links webpage while permitting the links already present to remain. Please note that some links may no longer exist.
UsToo International - Website for UsTOO International, Inc., Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network - supporting the largest chapter membership worldwide of prostate cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers who support them. Headquarters for our Wichita, Kansas chapter.
TheProstateAdvocate.com - "Observations" by Prostate Cancer Advocate/Activist Charles (Chuck) Maack regarding understanding prostate cancer, its treatment, and the treatment of the side effects of most treatment options.
Wichita Urology Group (WUG) - The Wichita Urology Group is the region’s premier urology center. The group consists of 9 board certified/eligible physicians who are all members of the American Urologic Association, Large Urology Group Practice Association and numerous state and local medical organizations in Kansas, Sedgwick County and surrounding areas.
Via Christi Health/Ascension Clinic - Providing the complete scope of urological care, from preliminary testing, to precision surgical procedures, through follow-up and recovery. And with minimally invasive surgery available for some procedures, you can enjoy shorter recovery times and fewer complications.
Advanced Cancer Therapies/ACT, Wichita, Kansas - Advanced Cancer Therapies (ACT) offers radiation oncology services and is well equipped to treat cancers including, but not limited to, breast, prostate, head and neck, colorectal, cervical, brain, bone, and lung. ACT provides the most personalized cancer care in Wichita with state-of-the-art precision technology and experienced radiation oncologists—all delivered in a relaxing, spa-like environment.
Prostate Cancer Research Institute This website is among the finest in providing up-to-date information relative to most all prostate cancer treatment options and is a MUST VISIT website for all prostate cancer patients and activists.
Urology Specialists, P.C. - Website of Urology Specialists, P.C., one of the urology practices within driving distance from Wichita providing Robotic Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy (RLRP). RLRP surgeon Justin Albani traveled to Wichita to describe this modern, less invasive, surgical removal of the prostate gland to our Us TOO chapter and chapter members have since opted for this procedure from Dr. Albani. Visit the PATIENT EDUCATION page and read about ROBOTIC SURGERY. Additionally on the ROBOTIC page there is a 3 minute video overview, a review article about the use of robotics in surgery, and a newsletter and newspaper article about the topic as well. There is also a WEB LINKS page on the PATIENT EDUCATION page that provides resources for all urology topics.
Victory in the Valley - One of Wichita's premier cancer support organizations for both patients and caregivers. They provide hope and help when it is needed most. As they note on their webpage: Our Mission: To accompany cancer patients and their families on their journey from fear and confusion to coping and confidence, and through emotional, spiritual and other support interventions, improve the quality of their lives and enhance the possibility of recovery.
American Brachytherapy Society - Founded in 1978, the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) is a nonprofit organization that seeks to provide insight and research into the use of brachytherapy in malignant and benign conditions. The organization consists of approximately 1,500 physicists, physicians, and other health care providers interested in brachytherapy.
Dattoli Cancer Center - Website for Michael Dattoli, M.D., Radiation Oncologist, well known and respected by the Prostate Cancer medical and patient community as a pioneer in the research and development of cancer therapies utilizing brachytherapy and IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy). He is the founder of the Dattoli Cancer Foundation and the Dattoli Cancer Center & Brachytherapy Research Institute located in Sarasota, FL.
Dr. Dilip Raja's Urology & Andrology Centre - Urology Centre in Mumbai, India. Dr. Dilip Raja's Urology & Andrology Centre offer comprehensive urological services to diagnose and treat kidney stone diseases, urological cancers, incontinence, infertility, impotence, and other urinary difficulties. An internet search will note other accomplishments by Dr. Raja by entering in the search box "Dilip Raja."
Life Extension - A Primer on Prostate Cancer The Empowered Patient's Guide Second Edition by Stephen B. Strum, MD & Donna Pogliano.
Malecare - committed to designing and implementing contextual, culturally competent and proactive men's health care services, where ever there is need. Barriers are to be broken and the underserved deserve action. Our work for prostate, testicular and male breast cancer patients is presented in English, Chinese, Spanish, Hebrew, French, Portuguese, Russian and Italian. Access is available for gay men to communicate their concerns with each other on these issues.
Prostate Cancer Research & Education Foundation - Website for Israel Barken, M.D., Urologic Oncologist who specialized in prostate cancer research and treatment for over twenty years. He currently serves as Chairman and Medical Director of his Prostate Cancer Research and Education Foundation (PCREF). He is available to provide individual counsel and also provides an "Ask Dr. Barken" weekly telephone call-in program. Please visit his website for further information.s
PSA Rising - Excellent Prostate Cancer reference website developed by Jacqueline Strax in memory of her spouse, Norman Strax (1935-2002).
Recall Report - Recall Report was created to alert the public to the latest information on dangerous drugs and products. With hundreds of suspected or confirmed dangerous drugs and products on the market, the up-to-date information we provide on recalls, alerts, and side effects is vital to keeping your family safe.
Guide To Paying For Cancer Treatments: https://www.thesimpledollar.com/paying-for-cancer-treatments-personal-loans/
incontinence Iissues - Incontinence is a complex issue. It can range from light leakage that requires wearing a simple liner to an extreme condition marked by a total loss of control. Understanding the causes of incontinence and being aware of the wide range of products available that offer protection and can rebuild confidence are keys to improving quality of life.
Incontinence Help - 10 ways to help stop leaks.