Understanding Prostate Cancer
PCF offers the following list of resources, in addition to www.pcf.org and resource guides for patients and their families.
- Financial Resources
- Finding a Doctor or Treatment Center
- Finding a Support Group
- Prostate Cancer Blogs
These lists are not exhaustive, but can be used as a resource in times of need. To suggest an update, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Mobile Commons, Sanofi US, the Prostate Cancer Foundation and Phase Five Partner to improve patient understanding and experiences with the new PROST8CARE™ Text Messaging Program.
PROST8CARE Provides Guidance and Support, with Timed Text Messages that Coincide with Each Patient’s Chemotherapy Cycle
Patient: Text “Prostate” to PROST8 (776788)
Caregiver: Text “Care” to PROST8 (776788)
Patients/Caregivers click here to learn more—This brochure provides the patient and caregiver with an overview of Prost8Care. Simple instructions on how to sign up are included along with the request for the unique patient treatment cycle information to ensure they begin the program at the appropriate starting point. The brochure also gives the patient a sense of what types of text messages they will receive and how often they can expect to see them.
Healthcare professionals click here to learn more—This brochure is designed for healthcare professionals and explains the benefits of Prost8Care. It encourages oncologists and oncology nurses to recommend Prost8Care to patients by providing an explanation of how the program could be a support tool for them throughout their chemotherapy treatment cycle. The brochure reinforces that the patient will be directed to their caregiver for specific symptom management advice. Instructions on how to enroll are also included.