Prostate Cancer - Provider Resources

Fact Sheets:

Provider Tools:

  • Recommendations for Health Care Providers on Prostate Cancer Survivorship CareMichigan Cancer Consortium: This webpage offers guidance to primary care providers managing prostate cancer survivors after treatment ends.  Two documents are available:
    • Recommendations for Prostate Cancer survivorship care – which details primary care management options for different prostate cancer survivorship problems.  (2013)
    • Surveillance for prostate cancer recurrence after treatment- algorithms detailing management of several common prostate cancer survivorship problems. (2013)

  • Early Detection of Prostate Cancer - American Urological Association Guideline (Reviewed and Validity Confirmed 2015)

  • Prostate Cancer Screening - U.S. Preventive Services (May 2012)

Websites of Interest:

  • National Cancer Institute — Prostate Cancer Home Page
    This webpage includes an overview of prostate cancer, along with information about treatment; prevention, genetics and causes; screening and testing; clinical trials; cancer literature; research and related information; and statistics.
  •  Prostate Cancer - Medscape Resource Center
    A collection of the latest medical news and information about prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment, and follow up. This resource center includes news, conference summaries, articles, editorials, journal scans, treatment updates, clinical management modules, and MEDLINE abstracts.
  • Center for Prostate Disease Research
    This Department of Defense site, Center for Prostate Disease Research, integrates basic and clinical science to develop promising detection techniques and treatment for prostate disease. Find information for patients, including links to support groups. Articles are available for professionals. There is also a Q & A section, for questions and answers between patients and doctors.
  • Prostate Cancer - Cancer Network
    This site offers a summary of news/commentaries, reviews, handbooks, and other materials covering the continuum of prostate cancer issues. Many pages of information are available and are organized under topics such as epidemiology and risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and psychosocial effects.

  • ProstateMD: Clinician's Information Source - American Cancer Society

    This site provides various tools for physicians that can serve as a resource when talking with patients about prostate cancer screening; it also provides details about what the national the guidelines recommend. Additionally, there are various links to journal articles and presentations that discuss prostate cancer screening and risk factors.


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