Prostate cancer

Innovations

State Legislation Promotes Use of Shared Decisionmaking Through Demonstration Project, Learning Collaborative, and Recognition of Decision Aids as Informed Consent 03/05/13

The state of Washington has passed multiple pieces of legislation to promote the routine use of shared decisionmaking, a process in which patients and physicians jointly decide on the best course...

Church-Sponsored, Barbershop-Based Program Enhances Access to Screenings and Followup Care for African-American Men in Harlem 05/26/09

The Barbershop Quartet is a church-sponsored program that provides African-American men with free health education and screenings for diabetes, hypertension, and prostate and colon cancers though...

Educational Programs Bridge Communication Gaps Between Providers and Deaf Community, Leading to Enhanced Knowledge About Cancer Among Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Patients 10/03/08

The University of California at San Diego Moores Cancer Center developed several initiatives to improve access to culturally competent care for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, including...

QualityTools

Talking With Your Patients About Screening for Prostate Cancer 07/12/13

This fact sheet for clinicians provides information to guide discussions on prostate-specific antigen screening for prostate cancer with male patients. Based on a comprehensive review of medical evidence, the fact sheet provides screening...

Comparative Effectiveness of Therapies for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer: Weighing the Options 11/04/11

This tool is an online continuing education program (CME) for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, case managers, health educators, and medical assistants. The course addresses key findings and clinical...

How to Use "I Statements" in Clinical Practice 09/03/08

In these short videos, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force members talk about “I statements” and how clinicians can apply them in practice when evidence is insufficient to make a recommendation for or against the provision of a preventive service...

Prostate Cancer Prevention - Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Health Professional Version) 12/17/07

This summary provides information to health care professionals on prostate cancer prevention.

This summary addresses the following topics:

  • Summary of evidence
    • Benefits from finasteride chemoprevention
    • ...
Understanding Prostate Changes: A Health Guide for Men 12/17/07

This booklet for men can help answer questions about prostate changes that happen with age, such as:

  • What are common prostate changes?
  • How are these changes treated?
  • What do I need to know about testing for prostate...

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