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  * Dothan
    Wiregrass US TOO
    Affiliated with Southeast AL Medical Center
    Meets 1st Thurs each month, 7 pm
    Doctors' Bldg., 7th floor, SE AL Medical Center
    Dothan AL 36303
    Contact: Bill Moon, (334)794-3216
    Each meeting a program related to PC is presented by professionals. A Urologist is in attendance at all meetings. A general discussion and Q and A session follow. Published materials available at each meeting.

  * Gulf Shores
    US TOO PCa Survivor's Support Group
    Sponsored by South Baldwin Regional Medical Center in Foley
    Meets 1st Thurs each month except Sept when meet 21st
    40-50 attend; partners welcome (also have their own program)
    389 Clubhouse Dr. # DD-4, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
    Phone: Bill Sykes, Facilitator, (334) 968-1115


  * Statewide
There is a page of US TOO groups meeting throughout the state: Phoenix, Tucson, Sun City, Scottsdale, Lake Havasu, etc.


  * Statewide
The Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation has a good list of support groups in the state, listed by county.


  * Statewide
The California Prostate Cancer Coalition has an extensive listing of support groups throughout the state, listed by regions.

  * Fountain Valley
    Prostate Cancer Support Group
    Affiliated with Fountain Valley Regional Hospital
    Meets 1st & 3rd Tues., 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    11250 Warner Avenue, East Tower Cafeteria (4 story bldg. on S.E. corner of campus)
    Many spouses attend. An outside speaker is usually scheduled once a month.
    For info contact: Dani Daniels, LCSW, 714-966-8055

  * Fremont
    Prostate Cancer Survivors' Support Group
    No affiliation or web site. Monthly newsletter available.
    Meets each 3rd Thursday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm; co-ed
    2000 Mowry Avenue @ Civic Center Drive
    Washington Hospital, Main Auditorium, Fremont
    Contact Maurice Indig, or phone 510-657-0759.
    Cosponsored by Washington Hospital and American Cancer Society

  * Fullerton
    The Prostate Forum, Fullerton
    Affiliated with Us-Too, and Man to Man
    Meets 2nd Tues. & 4th Tues, 11AM -3PM; 6PM-9PM
    1st Presbyterian Church
    838 N. Euclid, Fullerton
    Companions & women are welcome. Prior to each of 2 monthly meetings we teach the newly diagnosed. Nationally renowned physicians speak regularly. All speakers are on videotape in our free tape lending library. Free to all.
    Contact Murray Corwin. (714) 607-9241,
    Web site at

  * Marin County
    Prostate cancer support group
    Meets each Tuesday evening 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    Medical library at Marin General Hospital
    Greenbrae on Bon Air Road
    Significant others are also welcome
    Call (415) 459-4668 for more information.

  * Palo Alto VA Prostate Support Group
    VA Palo Alto, Health Care System
    Meets 3rd Tuesday of every month, 11:00 to 12:30
    Bldg 101 Auditorium (1st floor near Chapel)
    Veterans, non-veterans & spouses welcome
    Facilitator - Bill Hrabko, (408) 996-7582

  * Redwood City Support Group
    Meet on the 1st Tuesday of every month from 2 to 3:30
    702 Marshall St., Redwood City
    For info call (650) 367-5998

  * San Jose Prostate Cancer Support Group
    Camden Lifetime Activity Center
    3369 Union Ave. (just North of Camden Avenue)
    (408) 559-8553
    Meets every second Wednesday of the month at 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

  * San Mateo Support Group
    Meet on the 3rd Thursday from 1 to 3
    Mid-Peninsula Medical Arts Bldg.
    1720 El Camino Real - Atrium Room, Burlingame
    For info call Freeman Bradley, 650-572-9035

  * Santa Barbara PCa Support Group
    Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday, 2:30-3:30
    Burntess Auditorium, Cancer Center of Santa Barbara, 300 W. Pueblo Street
    For information call: Mary Solis, 806 682-7300; Davis von Wittenburg, 805 969-7166
    Spouses and family members are encouraged to attend

  * Santa Clara County: African American Prostate Cancer Support Group
    This is a start-up group. To help us get going call Harold Manson (408) 226-3947 with suggestions:
       1. Where should we meet?
       2. How often should we meet?
       3. What time should we meet?

  * Santa Cruz County Prostate Cancer Support Group
    Affiliation: US Too, ACS
    Web Site URL:
    Meets Last Tuesday, 7-9 pm
    Dominican Hospital, Katz Cancer Resource Center
    Contact: Doug Thornton, (831) 724-6446,

  * San Francisco
    A drop-in support group for men living with and recovering from prostate cancer. Family members are welcome.
    Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 6 - 7:30 pm, UCSF
    Facilitated by Andrew Kneier, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist at the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center.
    Call 415.885.3693, for more information

  * San Francisco
    Gay Men's Prostate Cancer Support Group
    Affiliated with UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center
    A drop-in support group specifically for gay men who are dealing with prostate cancer. Family, friends, partners welcome.
    Web Site:
    Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:30
    Call (415) 353-2503 for more information

  * Silicon Valley Prostate Cancer Support Group
    Facilitator: Jim Pell, (408) 730-5869
    2500 Grant Road, Mountain View
    Meets every first Thursday of the month, 7:00-9:00
    Basement of El Camino Hospital. All rooms are on the ground floor of the main building.

 * Simi Valley US Too Prostate Cancer Support Group
    Meets every 2nd Wednesday, 7-9 pm
    Aspen Center, 2750 Sycamore Dr., Simi Valley
    Call Curtis Minor, 805-522-4782, for information


  * Florida Prostate Cancer Network
The web site seeks to list all Prostate Cancer Support groups in Florida plus much more valuable information.

  * Jupiter
    Jupiter Hospital
    2nd Wednesday of every month, 5:00 p.m.
    Call 561-743-5069 for more information.

 * Sarasota
    Man to Man
    Meets 4th Monday of month, 2 pm
    Auditorium of Sarasota Memorial Hospital, 1700 S.. Tamiami Trail (Rt. 41), Sarasota
    Free parking in the adjacent garage
    Info: Alan Stern (941) 378-5647, Fax 379-5647, E-mail:, Scott Styles 941-925-9132, Paul Zatz 358-0252
    The Sarasota group is where the M2M program started in 1990.


  * Atlanta
    Prostate Support Association
    Affiliated with Emory HealthCare
    Meets 1st Wednesday, 11:30 am-1 pm
    Emory Clinic, 1365 Clifton Rd., B Building, 5th floor Conference Room
    Additional Info: Companions, family members are invited. Programs range in subject matter from presentations by Emory faculty to discussions of the traits of survivorship presented by group members. The group has been in existence for 10 years , with several charter members involved.
    Contact: Kaye Coker, LCSW; 404-727-4328


  * Champaign
    Affiliated with: American Cancer Society
    Meets: 1st Thursday, 7 p.m - 8:30 p.m.
    Diversified Health Care Services, 510 West Park
    Companions are invited for every meeting. There is often a break out session for the female companions.
    Contact: Jim Williams, 217-352-3042,


  * Indianapolis
    Man to Man Education and Support Group
    Affiliated with American Cancer Society, St. Vincent Hospital
    Meets 4th Monday of month, except 3rd Monday in May & no meeting in December
    Meets From - To: 6:45 PM to 8:30 PM
    Meeting address: Cooling Auditorium, St. Vincent Hospital, 2001 W. 86th St.
    Additional Info: Attendance is typically in 30 to 40 person range; with roughly 25% being companions or family members, who are always welcome. Free parking available in hospital lot on North side of hospital. Meetings normally include a presentation by a healthcare professional on some aspect of PCa, followed by a Q/A session.
    Contact: Dick Waddell (317) 849-1022,

  * Well County Man-To-Man
    Affiliated with ACS Man-to-Man
    Meets 2nd Monday each month, 4:00-5:30 PM
    Wells County Council on Aging
    225 W. Water St, Bluffton IN 46714
    Additional Info: Spouses and significant others invited.
    Contact: William Weinhardt (secretary) 260-824-2986


  * Wichita
    US Too Chapter
    Meets 2nd Monday of each month
    Via Christi-St. Joseph Med Center, East Campus - 3600 E. Harry, Wichita
    Call John Huffaker 316-943-8274; Chuck Maack 316-682-5140; Jim McQuilken 316-524-8017; or Bill Cox 316-831-9580


  * Baton Rouge
    Robert D. Knepper Man to Man Group
    Affiliated with American Cancer Society
    Meets 1st Monday of each month, 7-9 pm
    May Bird Perkins Cancer Center, 4950 Essen Lane
    Contact Tammy Woods at
    Companions invited. The meeting consists of an invited guest speaker, question and answers, and personal discussions of new members and cancer survivors.


  * Berlin
    Man to Man Worcester County
    Meets 1st Tues. each month, 7-8:30 pm
    Atlantic General Health Center, Ocean Pines Offices
    11107 Racetrack Road, Berlin, MD.
    Call coordinator John Hannigan 410-208-6296 or co-coordinator Bill Molloy at 410-208-9555

  * Bethesda
    Suburban Hospital
    Meets 3rd Mon. of the month, 7-8:30 pm, Conf. Room 6 & 7
    For PCa patients, survivors and family members
    (301) 896-3939

  * Salisbury
    VFW Prostate Cancer Support Group of DelMarVa
    Meets VFW Post 194, 821 E. William Street, Salisbury
    2nd Tues. of the month; noon for lunch; 1:30 for meeting
    call Rev. Ernest Kavadas 410-835-2850 and/or Bill Lamond Jr. 410-749-3976


  * Statewide
This site was not on line when checked on 12/8, 12/9/00, 1/19 and 1/31/01, 3/2/01.
    The Massachusetts Department of Health Web site has a list of support groups through the state. Checking on 8/27/00, it says the list was last updated on 10/98 but it is worth checking.


  * Grand Rapids
    The "Survivor's Association" - For PCa men and their companions
    Meets 7 pm first Tuesday each month, Sept-June
    Usually at Kent Community Hospital
    Phone 616-356-4349 for information

  * Kalamazoo
    Prostate Support Group
    No current affiliation
    Meets monthly last Wed, 7 pm
    West Michigan Cancer Center, 200 N. Park St
    Phone 800-999-9748 or 616 373 7488


  * Prostate Cancer Coalition of North Carolina
    Stories and events at their Web site.

 * Prostate Cancer Support Group of Lee County
    Affiliated with Man-to Man; US Too
    Meets 2nd Wednesday, 11AM to 12:30 PM
    Enrichment Center, 1615 South Third Street     Sanford NC 27330
    Contact: Bob Cline, 919-774-6685.
    Spouses invited when outside speakers attend. Open support meetings are for survivors only. Call for further info.


  * Prostate Cancer Support Association of New Mexico, Inc. (PCSA of NM)
    Meets 1st & 3rd Saturday each month, 12:30-2:30 pm
    40-50 attending from nearly 500 members (8/30/00)
    Bear Canyon Senior Center, 4645 Pitt NE, Albuquerque
    Phone (505) 254-7784, Fax (505) 254-7786
    1(800) 2-Suport (toll-free in New Mexico)
    PCSANM office is at 909 Virginia NE #109, Albuquerque, NM 87108
    Web page at

  * Belen
    Affiliated with PCSA of NM
    Meeting Location: 120 South 9th St.
    For more information call: Patricia Gragor, (505) 861-1013

  * Carlsbad
    Affiliated with PCSA of NM
    Meeting Location: 2522 West Pearse St.
    For more information call: Dr. Carlos Hadzic, (505) 885-1557

  * Grants
    Affiliated with PCSA of NM
    Meeting Location: Cibola Senior Center, 1150 Elm Drive
    For information call: Dorie Sandoval, (505) 285-3922

  * Santa Fe
    Affiliated with PCSA of NM
    Meeting Location: Cancer Treatment Center of Santa Fe 455 St Michaels Dr.
    For info call: Bob Mallin, (505) 466-4242

  * Socorro
    Affiliated with PCSA of NM
    Meeting Location: 1228 Hilton Place
    For information call: Jack Lancaster, (505) 835-4766 or Monette Ford, (505) 835-1190


  * Hurley
    Man to Man, Kingston
    Affiliated with American Cancer Society
    "PCa 101" for newly diagnosed and family meets first Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in the ACS conference room at 95 Schwenk Drive in Kingston
    General meeting 3d Tuesday, 4:30-6, Hurley Reformed Church Hall with professionals speaking 6x/yr and sharing sessions other 6
    For info contact: Ron Koster 845-331-8300 or 1-800-233-5049

  * New York City
    Meets monthly in several locations, for spouse/partners, gays, transgendered.
    Mon Men only 6pm St. Vincents Hospital Cancer Center, 325 W. 15th
    Tues Men & Women 5:30pm Lenox Hill Hospital, 100 E. 77th, Conf Room #1
    Tues Men only 7 pm Beth Israel Hospital, 10 Union Sq East, 4th floor
    Wed Men & Women 6 pm NY Presby Hospital, 16 W. 60th, Suite 470
    For more information call 212-844-8369 or send email to
    The Web site has information about speakers etc.

 * New York City
    US TOO!
    Affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering/NY Presbyterian- Cornell Chapter
    Meets 3d Thursday, 6-7 P.M. Lecture and 7-8:30 small groups
    Partners/Family/Friends invited to Monthly lecture and small group discussions following meeting
    Memorial Sloan Kettering, Hoffman Auditorium, 1275 York Ave
    For info call Karrie Zampini, 212-717-3527

 * New York City
    Cancer Care Inc.
    275 7th Ave., N.Y, N.Y. 10001
    Meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month 5:30-7 pm
    Contact: Floyd Allen, C.S.W. (212) 712-6121
    Web site at

  * Woodbury, Long Island
    Affiliation: Cancer Care of Long Island
    Web Site URL:
    Meets 1st and 3rd Wed, 6 to 7:30 PM
    20 Crossways Park North, Suite 110, Woodbury
    Contact: Win Boerckel, CSW,MSW, 516-364-8130 ext. 106,
    All services are free of charge, including group and individual counseling. Groups are led by professionally trained oncology social workers. An informal group for wives and partners meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month.


  * Prostate Cancer Coalition of North Carolina
    The "Patient Resources" section of their Web site lists a number of support groups in the state with information on each, e.g., Catawba County, Charlotte, Duke University, Hendersonville, High Point, Lee County, Pinehurst, UNC Chapel Hill, Wake County, Waynesville and Wilmington.

  * Chapel Hill
    Prostate Cancer Support Group
    Meets First Wednesday of each month from 4 - 5 p.m.
    Chapel Hill Senior Center
    Call Anne Washburn 966-3097

  * Mecklenburg County
    Lake Norman Prostate Cancer Coalition
    Call a member of the group at 892-6871 weekdays 9-5 to learn about their gatherings
    Presbyterian Hospital US TOO
    Call 384-5223 weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for details about their monthly meetings

  * Raleigh/Wake County
    Wake County Prostate Cancer Support Group
    Affiliated with ACS, US Too, Rex Hospital
    Meets 7-9 pm, 2nd Thurs of Month except for December, July and August
    Rex Cancer Center 4420 Lake Boone TX., Cancer Center Auditorium, Raleigh
    Contact: Bob Anderson. 919-846 8442 or
    Companions are always welcome.


  * Cincinnati
    Small groups for men and women meet 2nd Wed each month 7-9 pm
    Large co-ed group with speaker/feature meet last Wed, 7-9 pm
    Wellness Center, 4918 Cooper Road. 513-791-4060
    Web site has copies of past newsletters
    Or Robert 513-321-1693 for more info

  * Columbus
    James CCC PCa Support Group
    Meets last Wednesday of each month; months alternate men only
    Jacmes Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ohio State University
    Call (614) 293-5066, (614) 293-4646 or Toll Free: 800-293-5066
    The James CCC has a Web site with a calendar of events.


  * Oklahoma City
    US Too of Central Oklahoma
    Affiliated with US Too
    Meets 3rd Monday, 6-7:30 pm
    Alternates between Deaconess Hospital and Integris Baptist Medical Center. Call for meeting location.
    Wives/Partners are encouraged to attend.
    Contact Dulce Bramblett 405-604-4298


  * Florence
    Affiliated with American Cancer Society
    Meets 1st Monday, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    Conference Room C, Peace Harbor Hospital, 400 9th Street
    Companions are welcome. Several attend on a regular basis.
    Contact: Bob Horney, (541) 997-6626,


 * The Central Pennsylvania Support Site
    Newly started by Bob Southard, who was diagnosed in 1994.


 * The Rhode Island Cancer Council
    Their site lists support groups in the state by city and type of cancer and has two for PCa.


  * Amarillo
    Amarillo PCa Support Group
    Meets first Thursday of every 3d month, 6-8 pm
    Luby's Cafeteria on Coulter
    Contact Ed Sellers or Dick Miller 806-355-0806
    Our objective is to reduce anxiety and provide hope by offering support.It is not our intent to offer medical advice, but rather a friend sharing from the heart. Anyone with an interest in PCa is welcome.

  * Dallas
    Name: Another Closet
    Meeting frequency: TBA - now forming
    Contact: Russell Windle 972-235-0257,
    A support group for Gay men dealing with Prostate Cancer in the Dallas/Ft.Worth, Mid-Cites area of North Texas.


   * Everett
    Man-To- Man of Everett, WA
    Affiliation: American Cancer Society
    Meets 3rd Wednesday/month, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., men only
    Medical Building, Colby Campus 14th & Colby, Everett
    Contact: Larry Prigg, 360-568-2548,



     * Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, offers group education, discussion and support for men with prostate cancer. Volunteer coordinators invite speakers, publicize meeting schedules and make local arrangements for monthly meetings. Wives and partners of Man to Man members are invited to the Man to Man meeting the first month of each quarter. The other eight months they meet as a group separately. More information at the ACS site.

 * US TOO!

One of the most successful independent support networks, US TOO operates through the Internet and their Web site to offer

     * An 800 number for questions
     * Papers on treatments and a comparison of side-effects
     * Extensive list of members and groups around the United States and Canada
     * A program with a Web site for partners of men with PCa.



 * YANA - You Are Not Alone
One of the sites best for the recently diagnosed or the veteran, YANA comes with a slight sense of humor. (They use the walnut as their emblem and explain why.) Their site offers:
     * First-person stories including stories from partners
     * Treatment choices and side-effects
     * "Mentors" who can help you
     * And for some irreverent humor, visit "Troop C".
     * YANA is at (Think "You are not alone now.")


 * Canadian Prostate Cancer Network (CPCN)
    A vital Canadian resource. Their support groups section seems to have over a hundred groups and allows searching by city or province.

 * Manitoba Prostate Cancer Support Group
    Articles, their newsletter and further Canadian resources at their Web site.

 * Montreal West Island PCa Support Group
    Meets 7:30 pm every 4th Thursday of the month except July, August and December
    Sarto Desnoyers Community Center
    1335 Lakeshore Drive, Dorval, Quebec
    Contact Helpline 514-694-6412

  * Nova Scotia
    Groups in Halifax and Cape Breton are listed at a Web site with meeting dates/times and phone numbers. Or check the Canadian Prostate Cancer Network (CPCN).

  * Owen Sound [Ontario] PCa Support Group
    Affiliation: CPCN and US Too
    Meets 3rd Wed, 7 to 9pm
    St Andrews Presbyterian Church, companions & friends welcome
    Contact: Colin Campbell, 519 371 4779,

  * Vancouver Island
    A number of support groups on VI are listed at the Web site of the Vancouver Island Prostate Cancer Research Foundation


  * UK (local and national)
    The Prostate Cancer UK Web site has an excellent list of local and national support groups.

  * London
    The Prostate Cancer Charity offers information, support, UK (and other) links and a London telephone number for questions.


  * Dublin
    Men Against Cancer (MAC)
    Sponsored by the Irish Cancer Society (ICS)
    A toll-free support phone line
    See MAC Web page at the ICS site for more information


  * Haifa
    You Are Not Alone (YANA)
    6 pm, last Thursday of every month, companions invited
    Meetings in Hebrew and English, if required
    Israeli Cancer Association, Bldg. 5
    Contact: Lenny Hirsch, phone 04-8371773


  * Auckland
    The Prostate Awareness and Support Society (PASS) offers support to men who have prostate problems. Phone numbers, email and postal addresses are at the site.


    Scottish Association of Prostate Cancer Groups
    Their Web site lists groups meeting throughout Scotland
    The site also has links and other information
    Warning to Netscape users: Navigation buttons on the left do not show on the home page. Can be fully accessed only with MS Explorer. (confirmed again 12/1/00)


     * Wynberg, Western Cape
    Affiliation: National Cancer Association of South Africa
    Meets: Last Thursday, 18.00 - 19.00; partners welcome
    Southern Cross Hospital, First Floor Seminar Room
    Contact: Terry Herbert, (021) 788 6280,


    Välkommen till ProLiv: Patientförening fôr prostatacancer
    The Web site is in Swedish, with no English.

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