NHS Direct Online has 'Best Treatment' sections on both prostate cancer and enlarged prostate. The Best Treatment resource, which the NHS is running in conjunction with the British Medical Journal, provides information on the most common health conditions including explanations of the pros and cons of elective surgery procedures, details of other treatments available, and advice on pre-and post-operative care. It is for a general readership.
UK Prostate Link
Launched in October 2005 and jointly funded by the Department of Health and members of the Prostate Cancer Charter for Action including the Men's Health Forum, it's an excellent searchable database of quality-assessed links to prostate cancer information on the internet.
Orchid Cancer Appeal
Web site: www.orchid-cancer.org.uk
Tel: 0207 601 7167
St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, EC1A 7BE
Its site contains useful information for men with testicular, prostate or penile cancer.
Prostate Cancer Charity
The Prostate Cancer Charity, First Floor, Cambridge House, 100 Cambridge Grove, Hammersmith, London, W6 0LE.
Prostate Help Association
Lincoln LN3 5DF
Prostate Research Campaign UK
6 Crescent Stables,
139 Upper Richmond Road,
British Prostatitis Support Association (BPSA)
BPSA is internet based only. Offers self help.
Prostate Cancer Research Foundation
Prostate Cancer Research Foundation, 1st Floor, 1-3 Worship Street, London EC2A 2AB.
Web site: www.1in4men.com
A commercial website which provides advice for men who have problems peeing, and for their partners.
The Urology Foundation
Web site: www.theurologyfoundation.org
Aims to improve the diagnosis, treatment and management of urological disease through the development and support of medical education and sponsorship of research.
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