People in support group

Who We Are & What We Do

  • We are a volunteer-based, not-for-profit Support Group for prostate cancer patients, survivors and their families.
  • We are a branch of the Prostate Cancer Canada Network (PCCN).
  • Our group is run by prostate cancer survivors to help other men diagnosed with, and living with, this disease.
  • Our mission is to provide understanding, hope and information to prostate cancer patients and their families through education, support and advocacy.

 

Fellowship & Support

  • We give help to the recently diagnosed and provide support to those living with prostate cancer.
  • We demonstrate concern, acceptance, caring and understanding.
  • We share experiences and promote empathy.

Information & Understanding

  • We assist individuals and their families to cope with, and understand the nature of, prostate cancer.
  • We share our personal experiences.
  • We provide education, knowledge and support through peer counseling and open and honest discussions.

Education

  • We provide a forum for medical experts and other healthcare professionals to inform us about treatment options, as well as lifestyle activities that enhance recovery and quality of life.

Advocacy & Awareness

  • Part of our mission is to help raise the level of prostate cancer awareness and the benefits of early diagnosis and treatment.
  • We help raise the level of prostate cancer awareness in the community by pro-active participation in local events and programs.