For your reference, we have provided a list of recommended web resources as well as reliable national organizations.
American Urological Association
The American Urological Association
conducts a wide range of activities to ensure that more than 13,000
members stay current on the latest research and best practices in the
field of urology. An educational non-profit organization, the AUA
pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care
by providing a wide range of services, including publications, the
Annual Meeting, continuing medical education and health policy advocacy.
UrologyHealth.org was written and reviewed by urology experts in
partnership with the American Foundation for Urologic Disease. Visitors
can search by choosing from adult or pediatric conditions, or by
entering a condition using the search option.
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestion & Kidney Diseases
National Kidney and Urological Diseases Information Clearinghouse
3 Information Way
Bethesda MD 20892-3580
NIDDK Health Information - Urological Diseases
NIDDK Health Information - Kidney Diseases
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society
(ACS) is a nationwide, community- based voluntary health organization.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has state divisions and more
than 3,400 local offices.
1599 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta GA 30329-4251
National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute
(NCI) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of
eight agencies that compose the Public Health Service (PHS) in the
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
The Testicular Cancer Resource Center
National Association for Continence
Simon Foundation for Continence
The Simon Foundation for Continence
is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to providing
assistance and support to those suffering from urinary continence.
P.O. Box 835
Willmette IL 60091
Interstitial Cystitis Association
The Interstitial Cystitis Association provides support group assistance and information on inflammation or irritation of the bladder lining.
110 North Washington Street, Suite 340
Rockville MD 20850
1-800-HELP ICA (4357 422)
Fax: (301) 610-5308
The Interstitial Cystitis Network
The Interstitial Cystitis Network is a publishing company exclusively dedicated to interstitial cystitis and other pelvic pain disorders.
4773 Sonoma Highway, Suite 125
Santa Rosa CA 95409
Fax: (707) 538-9444
Kidney Cancer Association
The Kidney Cancer Association
is a membership organization made up of patients, family members,
physicians, researchers, and other health professionals involved in
1234 Sherman Avenue, Suite 203
Evanston IL 60202-1375
National Kidney Foundation
The National Kidney Foundation
The National Kidney Foundation, Inc., a major voluntary health
organization, seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases,
improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected
by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for
30 E. 33rd Street
New York,NY 10016
A guide for making a Prostate Cancer Screening decision
Is a PSA Test Right for You?
National Institutes of Health
MedlinePlus is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Patient Health International
Patient Health International information on prostate cancer.
AstraZeneca site for patients contains international information about conditions for which AstraZeneca provides medicines. The approved uses of medicine vary between countries. Information is available for US, UK and a number of other countries.
US TOO International, INC
US too International, Inc
US TOO is an independent network of support group chapters for men with
prostate cancer and their families. One of their goals is to foster
public awareness of prostate disease.
930 N, York Road, Suite 50
Hinsdale, IL 60521
American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine
ASRM is an organization devoted to advancing knowledge and expertise in
reproductive medicine and biology. The ASRM is a voluntary non-profit
1209 Montgomery Highway
Birmingham, AL 35216-2809
Resolve: The National Infertility Association
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
CDC National STD Hotline
CDC National STD Hotline
This information hotline is operated by the U.S. Centers for Disease
Control. Provides anonymous, confidential information on sexually
transmitted diseases (STDs) and how to prevent them. Also, provides
referrals ro clinical and other services.
National Herpes Hotline
National Herpes Hotline
A service of the ASHA''s Herpes Resource Center, this confidential
hotline is staffed by trained councelors who will answer your questions
about genital herpes or refer you to appropiate alternative resources.
919-361-8488 (not a toll free call)
(Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.., EST)
The Centerwatch Website is designed to be a resource both for patients interested in participating in clinical trials and for research professional.
A service of the National Institute of Health, clinicaltrials.gov
provides patients, families and members of the public with easy access
to information about the location of clinical trials, their design and
purpose, criteria for participation, and , in many cases, further
information about the disease and treatment under study. There are also
contacts to individuals responsible for recruiting participants for