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Patient Support: Influential Prostate Cancer Bloggers

Often, the best insights for patients and families seeking support for a prostate cancer diagnosis come from survivors and others who have experienced the disease firsthand. Online blogs have become a valuable resource for patients who wish to connect to others in the cancer community for advice and emotional support.

We have identified a few influential bloggers who have used their blog as a platform to provide inspiration for prostate cancer patients and their families.

— Gabe Canales Only 35 when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, Gabe Canales was in the midst of his diagnosis when he founded the non-profit group Blue Cure Foundation, whose mission is to save lives by providing prostate cancer education for all men, young and old. Now a survivor and a passionate cancer-prevention advocate, he is a blogger at the Huffington Post where he covers the latest in prostate cancer treatment and prevention.

— Prostate Diaries As a prostate cancer survivor and private practice urologist, Dr. John McHugh offers medical insight into the disease, details treatment options and shares personal experiences all with a good dose of humor along the way through his blog.

— Prostate Cancer- Our Journey When Daniel Sencier was first diagnosed with prostate cancer in June 2010, he created his blog as a means of keeping his family and friends informed of his process. Four years on, the blog has turned into an engaging diary of Daniel’s life beyond cancer.

This is not intended as medical advice to replace the expertise and judgment of your health care team. It is intended to help you and your family make informed decisions, together with your doctor.