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Stay up-to-date on the latest news about prostate cancer. Join our distribution list to receive periodic email updates and our monthly e-newsletter.

Advanced Cancer

AdvancedPC-ZERO-CoverAdvanced prostate cancer refers to cancer that has spread beyond the prostate or Stage III or Stage IV. There are new treatment options available today for men with advanced prostate cancer to help slow the disease. Research your options and work with your doctor and support network to make the right treatment decisions for you.

The best way to make an informed decision about your treatment is to learn as much as you can about your condition. There are several options for treatment available today and research is being conducted across the country to discover and make available new and better treatments. Ask questions and take notes on all of the options and choices applicable to you.

Knowing your stage and what it means is important. Stage III prostate cancer is also called locally advanced prostate cancer. At this stage, the cancer has spread just beyond the prostate to close by lymph glands or the seminal vesicles. Stage IV prostate cancer is also called metastatic prostate cancer. At this stage, the cancer has spread and metastasized to other organs such as the bone, liver, and lymph nodes.

Explore our website and resources to learn more about advanced prostate cancer, treatment options, clinical trials, and living a full life with the disease.

Click here to learn about our most recent campaign with the International Prostate Cancer Coalition, called Men Who Speak Up, to encourage men with advanced prostate cancer to talk to their doctors about their pain and symptoms.

Watch medical oncologist Alicia Morgans give an introduction to understanding advanced prostate cancer.

Financial Assistance for Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients

There are resources available to help men pay for their medications for treatment and other related expenses. Treatments may include oral drugs, injections, supportive care drugs or other medications and procedures. To help offset the cost of prescription drugs, patient assistance programs have been established. Other resources exist to help people navigate the ever-changing costs associated with cancer care today. Visit our Financial Resources section to learn about resources for support.

You can also contact ZERO360 for help finding financial assistance and other resources.

Advanced Prostate Cancer Resources

At ZERO we are dedicated to helping you live your best life possible and we have resources and information to help you and your loved ones throughout the advanced prostate cancer journey. Our advanced prostate cancer resources include print materials, online educational programs and co-pay assistance. Check out some of our resources listed below.

Managing Advanced Prostate Cancer BrochureAdvancedPC-ZERO-Cover

As part of our educational efforts at ZERO, we have developed this brochure to provide you and your loved ones with information about advanced prostate cancer, treatment options, managing side effects and other valuable information. Click here or on the image to the left to download a PDF of the brochure or email info@zerocancer.org to request printed materials.

Advanced Prostate Cancer Newsletter

Our bi-annual newsletter  is mailed to patients and survivors to deliver them the latest and most comprehensive overview on advanced prostate cancer. Download a PDF version of the latest issue of the newsletter here, or call or email info@zerocancer.org to request a mailed copy. You can view the first edition of the newsletter here.

2015-EDU-WEB-WebinarsAdvanced Prostate Cancer Webinars

We were able to partner twice with Dr. Tomasz Beer, the Director of the Knight Prostate Cancer Research Program at Oregon Health & Science University, to produce educational webinars on the state of advanced prostate cancer addressing a range of topics including determining disease stages, identifying treatment options, and managing side effects. You will be able to listen to both archived webinars, the more recent of which took place on September 25th, 2015, on our webinar library. There we also have other relevant webinars including ones on clinical trials and on bone health.

Patient Education Video Library

2015-EDU-WEB-VideosWatch our collection of educational videos on prostate cancer, featuring experts, patients, caregivers, and survivors speaking on a variety of issues relating to advanced prostate cancer, including bone health, treatment options, and the possibility of recurrence.

Online Information

NEW Resource: Advanced Prostate Cancer Fact Sheet

View our advanced prostate cancer fact sheet with information on treatments, and more.

NEW Resource: Advanced Prostate Cancer Q&A

These questions may help you to talk openly with your doctor about how best to manage your advanced prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Road Map

Put yourself in the driver’s seat to manage advanced prostate cancer by visiting My Prostate Cancer Road Map, an initiative of Janssen Biotech Inc in collaboration with ZERO and other partners.

MaleCare Support Group

Chat with other men who are also battling advanced prostate cancer. Advanced Prostate Cancer Support Group

Advanced Prostate Cancer Support Group

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