PCF publishes a series of helpful guides as part of our commitment to connect men and their loved ones to the latest prostate cancer research information. You can order or download these guides here.

Wellness Guide

The Science of Living Well, Beyond Cancer

Whether you are a cancer survivor or someone who just wants to prevent any number of chronic diseases, PCF’s The Science of Living Well, Beyond Cancer, is an invaluable resource.

One in 3 people will be diagnosed with some form of cancer in their lifetimes. Everyone knows someone with cancer, but we all wish we didn’t. An aging population, combined with poor lifestyle choices, has resulted in an overall rise in chronic disease, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune diseases, and depression. The good news is that 42% of cancer is thought to be preventable. You can become a participant in your own health outcomes with a few of the simple lifestyle suggestions in this guide.

Prostate Cancer Patient Guide

Prostate Cancer Patient Guide

The updated 2019 Patient Guide is here. Compiled with the contributions of top-tier doctors and researchers in prostate cancer, it is a must-have resource for patients and families. It focuses all of the information available about contemporary prostate cancer research, treatment, and lifestyle factors into one consolidated document.

It is for any man who has been newly diagnosed, who is in treatment, or is concerned about a rising PSA. Beyond that, it’s for any loved one or caregiver who wants to cut through the information noise and get directly to need-to-know information for prostate cancer patient navigation. Lastly, as we are beginning to recognize the genetic underpinnings of cancer, this guide is for any family member who might want to understand how their shared genes affect their own short- and long-term risks factors—and whether they should be screened as well.

An Introduction to Prostate Cancer

An Introduction to Prostate Cancer

An Introduction to Prostate Cancer is designed to help men, their families, and friends quickly understand the risk factors for prostate cancer, find out how it is diagnosed, and review different treatment options. (8 pages).

Prostate Cancer Diet Recommendations

Health and Wellness: Living with Prostate Cancer, Diet Recommendations

Health and Wellness: Living with Prostate Cancer, Diet Recommendations
Making mindful dietary and lifestyle decisions is an important part of your life as a prostate cancer survivor. By applying the latest findings in diet, nutrition, and exercise, a prostate cancer diagnosis can be the beginning of your best, healthiest self. This companion guide to Health and Wellness: Living with Prostate Cancer provides specific diet recommendations.

Additional Facts for African American Men and their Families

Additional Facts for African American Men and Their Families

Additional Facts for African American Men and Their Families provides special facts and guidance regarding African American men and prostate cancer. Research shows a man of African descent is 76% more likely to develop prostate cancer than a Caucasian man, and more than twice as likely (2.2 times or 120%) to die from the disease. The guide includes personal thoughts from Charlie Wilson, D.L. Hughley and Snoop Dogg. (8 pages)

Maintaining Health During Androgen Deprivation Therapy

Maintaining Health During Androgen Deprivation Therapy

Long-term ADT is a cornerstone of prostate cancer treatment. There is a desperate need to better understand the physical and cognitive side effects of this treatment. Renowned expert Dr. Matthew Smith convened a global consortium of scientists and physician-scientists to contribute to this monograph using the most relevant data available.

Questions To Ask Your Doctor

Questions To Ask Your Doctor – This slim folder comes with 7 inserts with questions to ask your doctor. Each insert also provides room to jot down the answers.