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 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.
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
The National Association for Continence is a leading source for public education and advocacy about the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments, and management alternatives for incontinence.
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.
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 kidney cancer.
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 transplantation.
30 E. 33rd Street
New York,NY 10016
A guide for making a Prostate Cancer Screening decision
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.
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.
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 organization.
Resolve: The National Infertility Association
Resolve, The National Infertility Association has as its mission to provide timely, compassionate support and information to indivisuals who are experiencing infertility issues through advocacy and public education.
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.
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 each study.
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