Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Quality of care for Veteran’s includes raising awareness around important health topics. By highlighting some of the national health awareness campaigns each month, Veterans can get ideas, information, and resources on a variety of health matters.
There is no better time than September, during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, for men to talk with their health care providers about this disease so that they can make informed decisions about maintaining their prostate health. Although prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men, when detected early it also boasts some of the highest survival rates.
Below are resources that provide more information about prostate cancer and what you can do to stay healthy:
Veterans Health Library - Prostate Cancer
The Veterans Health Library provides basic education about prostate cancer as well as information about treatment options, medication, and living with prostate cancer.
American Cancer Society - Prostate Cancer
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. ACS provides a wide range of educational and support resources.
Prostate Cancer Foundation
The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating research globally. PCF resources include prostate cancer news, research, information, and caregiver and family support.