Early Detection, Treatment and Care
The National Alliance of Prostate Cancer Coalitions has adopted the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Prostate Cancer Best Practices Guide as its official guide regarding prostate cancer early detection, treatment, and care. The NCCN is the premier organization in the U.S. focused on supporting high quality evidence-based cancer care. The guide can be accessed here on the NCCN website.
Those accessing the guide must comply with the following language from NCCN: Access to the guide is governed by this legal language provided by NCCN: “Linked with permission from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Inc. © 2015 All rights reserved. The NCCN Guidelines for Patients® and illustrations therein may not be reproduced in any form for any purpose without the express written permission of the NCCN. To view the most recent and complete version of the NCCN Guidelines for Patients®, go online to NCCN.org.”
Informed Decision Making
NASPCC has joined with the California Prostate Cancer Coalition (CPCC) to develop best practices for informed decision making criteria for screening, treatment and quality of life options. CPCC has developed an Informed Decision Making laminate that incorporates those criteria and is designed to help men and their doctor with the informed decision making process. The laminate can be accessed here on the CPCC website.
Other Best Practices
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