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Prostate Cancer Information for Patients

This page provides helpful information about prostate cancer from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This includes:

  • Patient Education Publications available in PDF and most in Kindle and EPub format
  • Diagnosis and treatment Information about Prostate Cancer and links to related prostate cancer treatment topics.

Information and E-Book Publications from the National Cancer Institute

NCI's popular patient education publications are available in a variety of formats. Download one or more of these booklets to your e-book device, smartphone, or tablet for handy reference, or open them as a PDF directly in the browser. 

Understanding Prostate Changes: A Health Guide for Men

Explains prostate cancer symptoms, risk factors, the PSA test, and other prostate conditions including BPH and prostatitis.

Prostate Cancer - Treatment Choices for Men With Early-Stage Prostate Cancer

Covers the treatment options for early-stage prostate cancer, such as active surveillance, surgery, and radiation therapy, and helps men decide which treatment is the best for them.

Facing Forward: Life After Cancer Treatment

Covers both the physical and emotional post-treatment issues for cancer survivors.

Facing Forward: When Someone You Love Has Completed Cancer Treatment

Covers coping strategies to help cancer caregivers adjust their focus to the recovery phase once treatment is over for their loved one with cancer.

Diagnosis and Treatment Information on Prostate Cancer from the National Cancer Institute

Prostate cancer information for patients and caregivers written by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in easy-to-read language and reviewed and updated monthly by the NCI.

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Information for Patients

For more Prostate Cancer information from the NCI about treatments, approved drugs, and clinical trials, click or touch Learn More:

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How to download and view eBooks:


  • Open via the browser on your Kindle.
  • Or, select "Kindle." Then, use a USB cable to transfer the file to your Kindle.

Smartphone or tablet:

  • Via an ePubs app, select "Other eReaders" to download and view.
  • Via a Kindle app, select "Kindle" to download and view.
  • If you don't have an app, select "PDF."

Desktop or laptop computer:

  • Free software is available to read eBooks on your computer. Adobe Digital Editions is one option for ePub and Calibre is one for Kindle.

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