All of our patients have access to theSheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center, which offers a wide array of support and educational services. Patients and loved ones may work with a coordinated group of social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, patient navigators, pain management specialists and spiritual care providers at the center, as well as participate in programs such as music therapy, meditation and many others.
American Urological Association
The American Urological Association (
) is the premier professional association for the advancement of urologic patient care, and works to ensure that its members are current on the latest research and practices in urology.
800-ACS-2345866-228-4327 for TYY
The American Cancer Society has many national and local programs, as well as a 24-hour support line, to help cancer survivors with problems such as travel, lodging and emotional issues.800-ACS-2345866-228-4327 for TYYThe American Cancer Society has many national and local programs, as well as a 24-hour support line, to help cancer survivors with problems such as travel, lodging and emotional issues.
City of Hope
Patient Support Groups and Community
Support groups at City of Hope for patients with specific types of cancer or specific needs. View our calendar for specific groups and meeting times.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of 19 of the world's leading cancer centers, is an authoritative source of information to help patients and health professionals make informed decisions about cancer care.
National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is a leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating research globally. PCF is a primary source for new standard-of-care and research information. PCF connects patients, loved ones, care providers and scientists to critical updates, the latest developments, best practices and news from the treatment pipeline.
Prostate Cancer Survivorship Program
The Prostate Cancer Survivorship Program provides specialized follow-up care for patients who have completed surgical treatment for localized prostate cancer. Patients who participate in this program are seen every 6 to 12 months in a clinic specially designed to meet the follow-up needs of prostate cancer survivors.
866-477-6788 (toll free)
A national organization committed to men’s health, the Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC) - formally the
Prostate Cancer Education
Council - is one of the nation’s leading resources for information on prostate health. PCEC is dedicated to saving lives through awareness and the education of men, the women in their lives, as well as the medical community about prostate cancer prevalence, the importance of early detection, and available treatment options, as well as other men’s health issues.
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services National Institutes of Health (NIH)
301-402-9612 for TYY
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is one of the world's foremost medical research centers, and the federal focal point for medical research in the United States. The NIH, comprising 27 separate institutes and centers, is one of eight health agencies of the Public Health Service, which, in turn, is part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
Us TOO International
(800) 80-Us TOO (800-808-7866)
Us TOO International is a grassroots, registered 501(c)(3) non-profit prostate cancer education and support network of 325 support group chapters worldwide, providing men and their families with free information, materials and peer-to-peer support so they can make informed choices on detection, treatment options and coping with ongoing survivorship.
Women Against Prostate Cancer (WAPC) is a national organization working to unite the voices and provide support for the millions of women affected by prostate cancer, and their families. WAPC advocates prostate cancer education, public awareness, screenings, legislation, and treatment options.
ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer, provides comprehensive treatment information to patients, education to those at risk and conducts free prostate cancer testing throughout the country. Zero increases research funds from the federal government to find new treatments and funds local grants to end the disease.