Local Support Groups
The Empowerment Network
www.theempowermentnetwork.net - 314-385-0998
The mission of The Empowerment Network, a non-profit 501 (c) (3) prostate advocacy organization, is to work to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable high risk, urban males ages 35+. The Empowerment Network enriches lives by using the power of the public and private sector to provide services to these neediest of men. Call for meeting times and location.
International Support Groups
ZERO-The End of Prostate Cancer
www.zerocancer.org – 1-888-245-9455
ZERO’s Mission is to end prostate cancer. They save lives by advancing research, stop the pain and suffering by encouraging action, and providing education and support to men and their families. They are committed to the future generation ZERO, the first generation of men free from prostate cancer.
American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org - 1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)
This is a national organization that works towards elimination caner while improving quality of life from those facing the disease. Their activities include research, public education, advocating responsible cancer legislation, and helping cancer patients and their families manage their conditions.
Nation Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
www.canceradvocacy.org - 1-888-650-9127
NCCS’s mission is to advocate for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer. Founded by and for cancer survivors, NCCS created the widely accepted definition of survivorship and defines someone as a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis and for the balance of life.
Patient Advocates for Advanced Cancer Treatments
www.paact.help – 1-616-453-1477
This is a website that offers up-to-date information patients as well as physicians on the management of prostate cancer. Information about new treatment options and links to additional sources can be found on this website.
Us TOO International
www.ustoo.org – 1-800-Us-TOO (1-800-808-7866)
This organization was started by prostate cancer survivors. They provide up-to-date and reliable information about prostate cancer and treatments.
The Prostate Cancer Foundation
www.pfc.org – 1-800-757-CURE (1-800-757-2873)
PCF is firmly committed to curing prostate cancer, the Prostate Cancer Foundation is the leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating prostate cancer research globally.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI)
www.cancer.gov – 1-800-4CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
The National Cancer Institute is part of the National Institutes of Health, which is part of the Federal Government’s principal agency for cancer research and training.
Urology Care Foundation
www.urologyhealth.org – 1-800-828-7866
The Urology Care Foundation is committed to promoting urology research and education. They work with researchers, healthcare professionals, patients and caregivers to improve patients’ lives. The Urology Care Foundation is the official foundation of the AUA (American Urological Association) and organization of roughly 20,000 Urologist.