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National Organizations

Patient Advocates for Advanced Cancer Treatment (PAACT) - provide brochures, monthly mailing, information 

Dia de la Mujer Latina - Women play a critical role in helping the man in the process of information discovery and treatment decision-making.

CancerCare - provides free professional support services to anyone affected by cancer - 1.800.813.HOPE(4673)

The New Prostate Cancer InfoLink - An information and sharing site for patients, survivors and patient advocates. The main site has a unique online Q & A feature that many, especially the newly diagnosed, will value. To visit the Social Network follow this link.

Vital Options - an international cancer support network using live radio and Internet broadcasts to provide information fostering a global cancer dialogue.

Cancer Information Service - National Cancer Institute phone help line staffed by professionals to answer specific questions - 1.800.4CANCER

Gilda's Club - a free community where men, women and children living with cancer, and their families and friends, come together for emotional and social support as an adjunct to medical care. Phone: 1.888.GILDA-4-U.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance - pharmaceutical manufacturers site designed to help patients without prescription coverage to obtain the medications they need.

The Medicine Program - an organization that provides assistance in obtaining needed medications at a discount through participating pharmacies around the country.

Family Caregiver Alliance - a public voice for caregivers providing programs of information, education, services, research and advocacy to support families caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

CancerCare - provides free professional support services to anyone affected by cancer - 1.800.813.HOPE(4673).

National Family Caregivers Association - supports, empowers, educates, and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for a chronically ill, aged, or disabled loved one. 1.800.896.3650.

The Wellness Community - dedicated to providing support, education and hope for all people affected by cancer ­ at no cost. 1.888.793.WELL(9355).

Association of Oncology Social Work: provides extensive listing of where to find an oncology social worker, support center, etc. for those times when you need help in working it out.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship - Promotes the reality that a cancer diagnosis is NOT a death sentence; provides an extensive set of online tools with their Cancer Survival Toolbox.

Patient Advocate Foundation: - a national non-profit organization that aids the patient in dealing with issues of access to care, insurance coverage, job retention and debt crisis

US TOO International: - information and support supplied by a network of survivors

Man to Man: affiliated with the American Cancer Society.

Local Organizations

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) - a non-profit organization that brings together the best of internationally renowned cancer research and care institutions: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Medicine, and Seattle Children's. SCCA's main purposes are to provide first-rate patient care and facilitate leading-edge cancer research.

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services - resources for cancer prevention, early detection and treatment in New Jersey.

Maine Coalition to Fight Prostate Cancer - developed by a group of prostate cancer survivors and their spouses to raise awareness of prostate cancer and the importance of early detection.

The Prostate Cancer Coalition of New Jersey - committed to eliminating suffering and death from prostate cancer for all New Jersey men and their families.

Thapelo Institute - a Chicago - based organization that focuses on the diseases and medical conditions that disproportionately impact African-Americans.

American - Italian Cancer Foundation - organization that provides free breast and prostate cancer screenings to medically underserved women and men in New York City.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute The Dana Farber Cancer Institute provides expert, compassionate care for children and adults with cancer.

Prostate Cancer Coalition of North Carolina The Prostate Cancer Coalition of North Carolina is a community of people dedicated to the defeat of prostate cancer.

Pennsylvania Prostate Coalition committed to raising awareness, providing education and advocacy in PA and the United States

IMPACT  - improving Access, Counseling and Treatment for Californians with Prostate Cancer

Malecare - largest private support organization in the Tri-State New York area; weekly support meetings in various locations.

Man To Man Sarasota - support groups affiliated with the American, a nationally distributed newsletter highlighting presentations and issues directed to their Florida constituency call 1.941.365.2858

Lifelines - A Bergen County (NJ) informational and emotional patient and family support group. For additional information, call 201-505-9653 or email:

Foreign Organizations

Europa Uomo - The European Prostate Cancer Coalition Europa Uomo is the European advocacy movement for the fight against prostate cancer. Europa Uomo's objective is to increase awareness on prostate cancer in Europe. Europa Uomo is a European coalition of patients supporting groups for prostate diseases in general and prostate cancer in particular.

Nepean/Blue Mountains Prostate Cancer Support Group - An Australian organization whose mission is the promotion of the cause of support for those who have prostate cancer to ensure that they know they are not alone.

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia - The mission is to help men, their families and their friends overcome the effects of prostate cancer and make informed decisions about preserving and protecting their health.

Canadian Prostate Cancer Network - a bi-lingual site providing general prostate cancer information and support group listing in Canada.

Can-Survive Hope & Survival Network - Australian site provided by a double cancer survivor to give emotional and practical support to patients and their families "Life has meaning only in the struggle; So, let us celebrate the struggle."

On Line Sharing

Prostate Problems Mailing List - a moderated forum of patients and professionals in which to discuss symptoms, treatments, and problems associated with managing the disease. In addition, you can subscribe to their mailing list, which provides a daily digest of opinions, questions, etc.

Shared Experience - first hand accounts of prostate cancer patients.

Family-Friendly-Fun - a site devoted to enhancing the quality and enjoyment of life for families with special needs.

Special Transport Services

Air Flight West - provides free transportation to medical treatment for people in the Weatern United States who cannot afford public transportation.

Corporate Angel Network - organization that provides free transportation for medical treatment using empty seats on corporate aircraft on business flights.








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