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Prostate Cancer Patient Education and Resources

There are many resources available to those diagnosed with Prostate cancer:

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Meets the first Wednesday of the month from 6-7:30pm. This is a free program at the Cancer Support Community of Ann Arbor in partnership with the U-M Rogel Cancer Center.

Learn more by visiting our support group calendar or call 734-975-2500.

from the U-M Rogel Cancer Center

Information about prostate cancer from Ganesh Palapattu, M.D., Chief of Urologic Oncology; Daniel Spratt, M.D., radiation oncologist; and Megan Caram, M.D., medical oncologist
NOTE: the video doesn't start immediately -- it will begin in 23 seconds

Areas of focus include external beam and internal (brachytherapy) radiation. Read/download the Radiation Therapy: Prostate Cancer transcript.

Topics include the importance of physical and sexual rehabilitation and emotional support. Read/download the Prostate Cancer Survivorship transcript..

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    Understanding prostate cancer biomarkers and how they help in prostate cancer treatment
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