Fighting Prostate Cancer Together
















Please note that these are simply pointers to Internet-based Prostate Cancer
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

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: (the easiest) Access this URL: http://www.acor.org/prostate.html and follow the instructions.

Choice 2:  Send an email to [email protected].  Leave the Subject blank or enter a dash. 
For the Message, enter SUB PROSTATE <Firstname Lastname>  Replace <Firstname Lastname> with your
First Name and Last Name.

For additional help with subscribing send an email to [email protected].

Physician To Patient (p2p)

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 [email protected]. Leave the Subject blank or enter a dash.
Enter the Message as follows:
    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 Adobe Acrobat .pdf format here:

http://www.prostate-cancer.org/resource/insights.html

The same instructions are also available at the 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 [email protected]. Leave the Subject blank or enter a dash.
Enter the Message as follows:
    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 [email protected]. Leave the Subject blank or enter a dash.
Enter the Message as follows:
    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.

RP (Radical Prostatectomy

A mailing list dedicated to the needs and concerns of radical prostatectomy patients. The sole purpose of this list
is to narrowly focus on the concerns of those who have already had an RP or have selected RP as their treatment.

To subscribe, go to http://www.prostatepointers.org/mailman/listinfo/rp.

IceBalls

A mailing list offering information and support to those interested in cryosurgery for prostate cancer.

To subscribe, send an email to [email protected]. Leave the Subject blank or enter a dash.
Enter the Message as follows:
    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.

CHB (Hormonal Blockade)

CHB offers discussion and support for patients interested in any form of hormonal blockade.
This includes: orchidectomy, medical hormonal blockade (lupron, flutamide, proscar, etc.) as well as food
supplements such as PC-SPES.

To subscribe, go to http://www.prostatepointers.org/mailman/listinfo/chb

EBRT (Radiation Therapy)

EBRT offers discussion and support for patients interested in any form of radiation therapy for prostate cancer.

To subscribe, go to http://www.prostatepointers.org/mailman/listinfo/ebrt

WW (Watchful Waiting)

WW offers discussion and support for patients interested in Watchful Waiting as a strategy for the management
of prostate cancer.

To subscribe, go to http://www.prostatepointers.org/mailman/listinfo/ww

Prostate Cancer and Intimacy

PCAI is an unmoderated mailing list for frank and open discussion of the sexual issues surrounding prostate cancer.

To subscribe, send an email to [email protected]. Leave the Subject blank or enter a dash.
Enter the Message as follows:
    subscribe pcai
    end

Within a few minutes, you should receive a confirmation message from majordomo. Please follow the
instructions "exactly" in order to activate your subscription.

Spirit

Spirit is a mailing list for those who want to share spiritual support as they live with prostate cancer.

To subscribe, go to http://www.prostatepointers.org/mailman/listinfo/spirit

Promise

A mailing list for those grieving a loss. Also offers help and support to those with a spouse, partner, or family
member in the last stages of life.

To subscribe, send an email to [email protected]. Leave the Subject blank or enter a dash.
Enter the Message as follows:
    subscribe promise
    end

Within a few minutes, you should receive a confirmation message from majordomo. Please follow the
instructions "exactly" in order to activate your subscription.


 

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