About the Support Group
In partnership with the National Alliance of State Prostate Cancer Coalitions (NASPCC), CancerCare is offering a 15-week online support group is for people diagnosed with prostate cancer who are currently receiving treatment. In this group led by an oncology social worker, patients give support to each other and share resources and information.
- Reduces feelings of loneliness, anxiety and distress
- Helps you learn new ways of coping
- Increases feelings of hope and empowerment
- Provides you with practical information about treatment and resources
- Helps you communicate better with your medical team and loved ones
To join this group, you will need to complete our online registration process. After joining this password-protected group, you can read and post messages 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
At this time, CancerCare’s online support groups are only available to people residing within the United States (including Puerto Rico and U.S. territories).
William Goeren, LCSW-R, ACSW, OSW-C, SEP
Director of Clinical Programs, CancerCare
Free Professional Support Services
CancerCare helps individuals, families, caregivers and the bereaved cope with the emotional and practical challenges of cancer. Our services include counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications and financial assistance. All of our services are provided by professional oncology social workers and are offered completely free of charge. To learn more, visit www.cancercare.org.
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