Practical Courses to Develop Survivorship Skills
March Man-ness: to raise awareness of male cancers, including colorectal, prostate, penile, and testicular cancers.
June is Men's Health Month: celebrate the important men in your life with healthy events to raise awareness of the top health risks for men, including heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: we celebrate with our sister cause which shares similar statistics, risk factors, and impact on quality of life.
November is No Shave Movember: men all over the world celebrate and raise awareness by growing a stylish moustache - or by not shaving at all!
November 21 is Men's Health Night: light the night blue in honor of all those living with or lost to prostate cancer.
Advocate for Better Cancer Care
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 GroupThe 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.
The American Cancer Society (ACS)
Patient Advocates for Advanced Cancer Treatments (PAACT)
Online SupportOnline 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.
Create a LiveStrong Care Plan
RESOURCES FOR ONGOING EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT
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.
Prostate Cancer InfoLink (a social network for prostate cancer survivors)
Newsletters & Mailing Lists
ACOR PROSTATE list
In the Know
Educational Conference Calls
Ask Dr. Barken Every Tuesday 6PM to 9PM EST. Call 877-727-3301 to listen in and/or ask questions.
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
FREE Resources for Advanced Cases
Definitions, Acronyms, and Glossaries
Glossary of PCa Terms
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Glossary of Medical Terms
Books on Prostate Cancer Healthy Diet and Lifestyle Approaches
Read one man's journey to recovery:
The information and opinions expressed on this web site are not an endorsement or recommendation for any medical treatment, product, service or course of action by the Prostate Cancer Coalition of North Carolina or its officers and directors. For medical, legal or other advice, please consult appropriate professionals of your choice.
Prostate Cancer Coalition of North Carolina (PCCNC)
5905 Shamrock Road
Research Triangle Park, NC 27713