There is an enormous wealth of information available about prostate cancer, most of it free.

In addition to the resources listed below, there are videos, stories, toolkits, chatlines, blogs and translations on every aspect of prostate cancer, its treatment and its consequences.

PCRC's Free Treating Prostate Cancer Booklet 

Specially designed for people who have just been diagnosed. Request your free copy by completing this form.

Helplines

Talk to a nurse

Macmillan

0808-808-00-00 (9.00am-8pm Mon-Fri)

Cancer Research UK

0808 800 40 40 (9.00am-5.00pm, Mon-Fri)                

Email online using this form

Prostate Cancer UK

0800 074 8383 (9.00am-6.00pm Mon-Fri, 9.00am-8.00pm Wed)

If you prefer to email, text or chat online, go to

http://prostatecanceruk.org/get-support/our-specialist-nurses

Orchid

0808 802 0010 (10.00am-5.00pm, Mondays and Wednesdays)

Talk to a man with prostate cancer

The National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Groups Helpline Phone: 0800 035 5302 (9.00am-9.00pm, 365 days a year)  Helpline Email: [email protected]

Talk to a welfare or counselling or financial specialist

Macmillan

0808-808-00-00 (9.00am-8pm Mon-Fri)

Websites

There are thousands of pages of advice and support on the web.

It can get very confusing, so if you cannot find what you want on one of these, then use one of the free helplines to talk to a nurse or man with prostate cancer

UK

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Cancer-of-the-prostate/Pages/Introduction.aspx

http://prostatecanceruk.org/prostate-information?&_ga=1.7971898.944459189.1468225053

http://www.orchid-cancer.org.uk/prostate-cancer/what-is-orchid-doing/prostate-cancer-information/

http://www.theurologyfoundation.org/urologyhealth/prostate/prostate-cancer

United States

These are useful websites, but some information may not be relevant to the UK

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/

http://www.pcf.org/site/c.leJRIROrEpH/b.5779493/k.3D2F/Understanding_Prostate_Cancer.htm

Booklets

Macmillan list over 100 booklets and tells you where they are available. Go to their website at:

http://publications.macmillan.org.uk/?KeywordSearch=prostate&ResultsFilter=0

Prostate Cancer Support Groups

To find your nearest patient support group, go to

http://www.tackleprostate.org/find-a-support-group-near-you.php