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Hosting Celebrity Golf Classic 2004 Prostate Cancer Screening - Cash Prizes & Basketball

Genetic Study Searches for Cause of Prostate Cancer

Urban League President Urges Screening

100 Black Men Address Health Disparities by Veronica Mackey

Faith, Early Detection Saves Chip Murray by Veronica Mackey


IMPORTANT LINKS


Kansas City Call Online promotes NPFR  


Please note: These are simply pointers 
to Internet-based PCa resources,and should
not be regarded as any sort of recommendation or 
endorsement.

It's up to you to carefully weigh the information you find, and discuss it with your own physician. MAILING LISTS ==================== Physician To Patient The purpose of the p2p mailing list is to provide the prostate cancer patient or other interested parties with information from physicians about the treatment of prostate cancer. This is a moderated list without the high volume normally associated with mailing lists or the frequent off-topic questions. To subscribe, send an email To: majordomo@prostatepointers.org Subject: (blank or a dash) subscribe p2p end Within a few minutes, you should receive a confirmation message from majordomo. Please follow the instructions *exactly* in order to activate your subscription. IMPORTANT: Every message sent to p2p must contain a Prostate Cancer Digest. Instructions for preparing your digest are in the first issue of PCRI Insights, which you can get in .pdf format here: http://www.prostate-cancer.org/resource/insights.html The same instructions are also available as a webpage: http://www.prostatepointers.org/p2p/pcd.html ==================== The Circle Support for wives, families, friends, and significant others of men with prostate cancer -- and, of course, the men themselves. To subscribe, send an email To: majordomo@prostatepointers.org Subject: (blank or a dash) subscribe circle end Within a few minutes, you should receive a confirmation message from majordomo. Please follow the instructions *exactly* in order to activate your subscription. ==================== SeedPods A mailing list for those interested in brachytherapy (radioactive seed implants) as a treatment for prostate cancer. To subscribe, send an email To: majordomo@prostatepointers.org Subject: (blank or a dash) subscribe seedpods end Within a few minutes, you should receive a confirmation message from majordomo. Please follow the instructions *exactly* in order to activate your subscription. ==================== IceBalls A mailing list offering information and support to those interested in cryosurgery for prostate cancer. To subscribe, send an email To: majordomo@prostatepointers.org Subject: (blank or a dash) subscribe iceballs end Within a few minutes, you should receive a confirmation message from majordomo. Please follow the instructions *exactly* in order to activate your subscription. ==================== Prostate Problems Mailing List (PPML) An unmoderated forum which discusses problems and treatments related to men's prostate gland. Discussion includes symptoms, diagnosis, treatment alternatives, complications and personal impact. The intent is to help patients and their loved ones understand their illness and make informed treatment decisions; to encourage self-study of the effects and treatment of prostate diseases; and to support research into the cause and cure of prostate problems as well as encourage effective health care. To subscribe to the PPML: Choice 1 - Easiest - Access this URL: http://www.acor.org/prostate.html and follow the instructions Choice 2 - Send an email To: LISTSERV@LISTSERV.ACOR.ORG Subject: blank or dash Message: SUB PROSTATE Firstname Lastname (substitute your real name for Firstname Lastname) For help with subscribing - email PROSTATE-REQUEST@LISTSERV.ACOR.ORG ==================== Prostate Cancer Action Network A forum for discussing important issues affecting the care and treatment of prostate cancer survivors, and ways to bring about needed change. To subscribe, go to: http://www.prostatepointers.org/mailman/listinfo ==================== PROSTATE CANCER WEB SITES Prostate Pointers http://www.prostatepointers.org Prostate Cancer Profiler http://www.cancerprofiler.nexcura.com/Interface.asp?CB=66 Prostate Cancer Research Institute (PCRI) http://www.prostate-cancer.org/ Prostate cancer acronyms and abbreviations: http://www.prostatepointers.org/prostate/ed-pip/acronyms.html Prostate cancer glossary of terms: http://www.prostatepointers.org/prostate/ed-pip/glossary.html Physician to Patient http://www.prostatepointers.org/p2p SeedPods http://www.prostatepointers.org/SeedPods/ IceBalls http://www.prostatepointers.org/iceballs/ The Circle http://www.prostatepointers.org/circle/ Prostate Cancer Stages http://www.texascancercenter.com/prostate/stages.html http://www.phoenix5.org/staging.html "Comprehensive Management of Prostate Cancer" by Charles E. Myers, MD -- PCa Medical Oncologist http://www.hormonerefractorypca.org/myers425.htm National Prostate Cancer Coalition http://www.pcacoalition.org/ The Education Center for Prostate Cancer Patients http://www.ecpcp.org PAACT http://www.paactusa.org/ Prostate Cancer Resource Guide http://www.afud.org/pca/pcaindex.html National Cancer Institute's Prostate Cancer Home Page http://www.cancer.gov/cancerinfo/types/prostate The Hypertext Guide to Prostate Cancer http://www.hypertext.org Florida Cancer Education Network http://www.florida-cancer.org/ A Primer on Prostate Cancer http://www.phoenix5.org/Basics/DPprimer0918.html Phoenix5 http://www.phoenix5.org/ Prostate Cancer InfoLink Archive http://www.phoenix5.org/Infolink/index.html PPML website http://listserv.acor.org/diseases/prostate PPML archives http://listserv.acor.org/archives/prostate.html WellnessWeb Prostate Cancer Center http://www.wellnessweb.com/PROSTATE/prostate.htm Center for Prostate Disease Research http://www.cpdr.org/ Patients Helping Patients http://www.prostate-help.org/ Us Too! http://www.ustoo.org Prostate Cancer Action Network http://www.prostatepointers.org/pcan/ National Physician & Family Referral Project -- PCa in African-American Men http://npfr.50hoops.org

       


50 Hoops Promotions

Fox Chase Cancer Center  

Siteman Cancer Center   June 5, 2003. ST. LOUIS, MO – The Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine will sponsor the "50 Hoops" basketball tournament and health fair at the Missouri Black Expo Friday, August 2 and Saturday, August 3 at America's Center from 11am to 5pm.

 
St. Louis Today.com - St. Louis Post Dispatch Health Calendar  

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