Useful Links


For your reference, we have provided a list of recommended web resources as well as reliable national organizations.

American Urological Association

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. 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
(301) 654-4415
NIDDK Health Information - Urological Diseases
NIDDK Health Information - Kidney Diseases

Cancer (General)

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

The Testicular Cancer Resource Center is a charitable organization devoted to helping people understand testicular and extragonadal germ cell tumors.


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.
P.O. Box 835
Willmette IL 60091
1-800-23-SIMON (74666)

Interstitial Cystitis

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
(707) 538-9442
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.
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 transplantation.
30 E. 33rd Street
New York,NY 10016

Prostate Cancer

A guide for making a Prostate Cancer Screening decision

Trusted Health Information for You

Health Crossroads  

Is a PSA Test Right for You?

National Institutes of Health

Trusted Health Information for You

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

Reproductive Health

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.
1209 Montgomery Highway
Birmingham, AL 35216-2809

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.
(monday-Friday, 8a.m.-11p.m.,EST)

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)

Clinical Trials

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, 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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