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If you know of a support resource that is not listed, please email the PCCNC Webmaster

Find a Group

Click on the blue ribbon closest to your location to find your nearest known prostate cancer support program.


Start a Group

The following organizations provide guidance and information for starting prostate cancer support groups. Local cancer centers can also provide assistance. Facilitators for established groups can also lend advice.
USTOO!
The American Cancer Society (ACS)
Patient Advocates for Advanced Cancer Treatments (PAACT)
Malecare

Online Support

Online support groups, social networks, mailing lists, and survivor recommended resources are listed on the right sidebar of this page.


Support groups are listed east to west across the state of North Carolina by regional area code.

Location Facilitator Monthly Meeting Time
Mountain - 828 area code
Transylvania
United Community Bank, Straus Pk.
Brevard
  Renie Cottingham
(828)452-5676
  4th Monday
6:30 pm
Haywood
Haywood Regional Medical Center
Waynesville
  Wayne Oak
(828)452-5676
  1st Monday
7:00PM
Henderson
Pardee Health Center by the Blue Ridge Mall
1800 Four Seasons Boulevard, Hendersonville
  Roger Varady
(828)692-3521
  3rd Thursday
6:30
Buncombe
Ray of Hope Non-denominational Church
441 North Louisiana Ave. in Asheville
  ABIPA
(828)251-8364
  2nd Saturday
12-1:30PM
Catawba
Contact Hani Nassar at (828)234-6330 and/or Gary Skinner at (828)466- 0064
Location Facilitator Monthly Meeting Time
Greater Charlotte - 704 area code
Mecklenburg
Buddy Kemp Caring House
242 Colonial Avenue, Charlotte
  Marcia Lampert, MSW
(704)318-0018
  2nd Monday
7:00-8:30
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
3301 Beatties Ford Rd, Charlotte
  Walter Burke
(704)297-0059
  2nd Tuesday
6:30-8:30
Rowan
Rowan Regional Medical Center
New Patient Tower 4th floor large meeting room
  Charles Glover
(704)210-5104
  3rd Thursday
6:00PM
Location Facilitator Monthly Meeting Time
Piedmont Triad - 336 area code
Forsyth
Forsyth Regional Cancer Center
3333 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem
  Karen Shearin
(336)718-0264
  2nd Tuesday
7:00 PM
Guilford
Wesley Long Hospital
Education Conference Room
  Robert Hamilton
(336)832-7950
  3rd Monday
7:00-8:00
High Point Regional Cancer Center
Resource Center
  Dale Guthrie
(336)869-5239
  4th Thursday
7:00-8:00
Rockingham
Morehead Hospital Conference Room
117 East King's hwy, Eden
  Harold Matthews
(336)623-3876
  2nd Monday
7:00
Location Facilitator Monthly Meeting Time
Greater Triangle - 919 area code
Lee
Contact Dan Kassick
Orange
Contact Rich Leber at (919)942-3181 and/or George Shepard at (919)610-6598
Durham
Duke
20 Duke Medicine Circle (off of Trent Dr.), Room 0N01
  Patrick Plumeri, MS, Counselor
(919)684-4497
  4th Monday
4:00-6:00
Lincoln Community Health Center
conference room B
Lincoln Community Health Center, conf. rm. B, Durham
  (919)956-4025   2nd Tuesday
6:30
Wake
Cancer Centers of NC
4101 Macon Pond Rd., Raleigh
  Phil Harris
(919)772-1047
  2nd Thursday
7:00 - 9:00
Martin Street Baptist Church
1001 East Martin Street, Raleigh
  Randolph Bazemore
(919)467-4440
  4th Friday
12:00 - 1:00
Johnston
Johnston Health Hospital
Medical Mall, 509 Bright Leaf Drive
  Rev. Melvin McPhearson
(919)300-1771
  1st Thursday
7:00PM
Location Facilitator Monthly Meeting Time
Cape Fear - 910 area code
Robeson
Gibson Cancer Center at South Eastern Regional Cancer Center
300 West 27th St., Lumberton
  Bob Braunstein
(910)738-7878
  3rd Tuesday
7:00 - 8:30
Cumberland
Cancer Center of Cape Fear Valley Medical Center   Patsy Page
(910)615-6791
  2nd Thursday
6:00PM
New Hanover
New Hanover Regional Medical Center
The Cameron Center
  George Gardner
(910)792-9953
  1st Thursday
6:00
Onslow
Onslow Memorial Hospital
Jacksonville
Joe Joyner
(910) 347-5583
3rd Saturday
8:00AM
Location Facilitator Monthly Meeting Time
Eastern NC - 252 area code
Warren
Contact Rev. Joseph Alexander at (252) 257-1951
Edgecombe
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church
Raleigh Road, Rocky Mount
  Marvin Rountree
(252)442-9452
  1st Saturday
10:30AM
Lenoir
Savannah Room
Near the Wellness Center at Lenoir Memorial
  Joe Jones
(252)526-9661
  3rd Tuesday
6:30PM - 7:30PM
Pitt
Hope Lodge
Welcome Drive, Greenville
  William Turner
(252)809-1245
  2nd Tuesday
6:30PM
Craven
The Golden Corral
on Martin Luther King BLVD, New Bern
  George Murray
(252)638-3479
  2nd Thursday
9:00AM

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LONG-TERM MANAGEMENT
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RESOURCES FOR ONGOING EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT
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Email Bob Cline, MD to join Dr. Cline's Prostate Cancer Updates Mailing List.

Dr. Cline is both a retired doctor and, as of 1995, a prostate cancer survivor.

NATIONAL RESOURCES
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Prostate Cancer InfoLink (a social network for prostate cancer survivors)
Newsletters & Mailing Lists
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ACOR PROSTATE list
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In the Know
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MaleCall
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PAACT Archive
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PC-REF Reporter
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PCRI Insights
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Prostate Forum
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Prostate Pointers
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PSA Rising
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Hot Sheets
Educational Conference Calls
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Ask Dr. Barken Every Tuesday 6PM to 9PM EST. Call 877-727-3301 to listen in and/or ask questions.
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CancerCare Connect Please note, you must pre-register for CancerCare calls at least one week in advance of the Workshop. For more information, call CancerCare at 1-800-813-HOPE (4673)
Patient Advocate Websites
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UsToo International
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MaleCare
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Phoenix5
FREE Resources for Advanced Cases
Definitions, Acronyms, and Glossaries
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Glossary of PCa Terms
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Acronyms and Abbreviations
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Glossary of Medical Terms
Patient Hotlines
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ProstateNet: 888-477-6763
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UsToo: 800-808-7866
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NCI: 800-422-6237
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ACS: 800-ACS-2345
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