ASSOCIATION OF CANCER ONLINE RESOURCES (ACOR)
ACOR offers about 100 mailing relating to cancer. While only a couple relate directly to PCa, there might be others at their site someone might want to subscribe to.
Each list shows # of current subscribers
Web site: http://www.acor.org
Moderated, archives, digest may vary with each list.
CIRCLE MAILING LIST (CIRCLE)
Described as "Support for wives, families, friends, and significant others of men with prostate cancer - and, of course, the men themselves."
About 400 subscribers (8/25)
Moderated list hosted and owned by Prostate Pointers
Web site: http://www.prostatepointers.org/circle/
Offers digest form. Archives available.
PROSTATE CANCER INTIMACY LIST (PCAI)
Described as "open and frank discussion about the problems associated with intimacy and prostate cancer."
Owned and hosted by Prostate Pointers
Unmoderated list. No digest or archives.
PROSTATE HELP MAILING LIST (PHML)
Don Cooley, under the name of Prostate-Help, has about 20 discussion
groups including a Newsletter on prostate cancer with a total membership
of around 3500. The master group is PHML in which all should join. You
can join the other groups (treatments, International, ladies and others)
as need arises.
To enroll in any of the groups go to www.phcagroups.org.
PROSTATE PROBLEMS MAILING LIST (PPML)
Described as "a medically-intensive mailing list focusing primarily on the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer."
Over 1,500 subscribers
Owned by "facilitators" and hosted at acor.org.
Unmoderated but closely monitored. Archives and digest form.
RP (RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY LIST)
Unmoderated list for radical prostatectomy patients. The sole purpose of this list is to narrowly focus on the concerns of those who have already had an RP or have selected RP as their treatment.
Send any questions to the list manager Bill Teer at firstname.lastname@example.org
A Web site and mailing list "offering information and support to those interested in brachytherapy for prostate cancer."
# of subscribers unknown (8/26)
Owned and hosted by ProstatePointers.org
Moderated. Digest available. Archives.
YANA PCA SUPPORT GROUP MESSAGE BOARD
The YANA (You Are Not Alone) Web site has a message board where greetings or questions and answers can be posted and read, rather than coming to your mail box. (See FAQ on difference between a message board and mailing list.) For more info at Phoenix5 about YANA and a link to their home page, click here.