BETHESDA, Md--It's called "Know Your Options: The National Prostate
Cancer Education Program," and it's a joint effort by the National
Cancer Institute and US TOO International, the world's largest men's cancer
The two organizations have taken aim at men age 50 and older, and those
40 or over who are at high risk of prostate cancer, to increase their awareness
about the detection, diagnosis, and management of the disease.
The effort will include multicity symposia for health professionals
and lay audiences, the development of interactive software to provide information
about prostate cancer, and enhancement of US TOO's website (http://www.ustoo.com)
to help men sort through the complexities of prostate cancer management.