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PROSTATE FORUM SUPPORT GROUP

Offering Help and Hope to men with Prostate Cancer

The mission of the Prostate Forum of Orange County is to offer help and hope to men by providing prostate health information.

"It's prostate cancer." Hearing those words can be frightening, but there is hope. We are a group of men who are living with prostate cancer. We are unpaid volunteers who can help you navigate through the process of diagnosis, treatment, and support.  Come talk and learn with us.

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Talk:  Participate, Understand

Come to online meetings to talk with others who are living with Prostate Cancer.

  • A Newly Diagnosed group meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:00 Pacific Time.

  • The Advanced/Recurring group meets on the 4th Tuesday, also at 5:00 Pacific Time.

Meetings are open to everyone: prostate cancer affects people across all races and sexual or gender orientation.

Learn: Information, Resources, Actions

Take charge of  your health. Fight fear with facts. Advocate for Yourself

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TAKE CHARGE
EDUCATE YOURSELF

Prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer among American men. In the United States, more than 2 million men have had prostate cancer and more than 233,000 men are diagnosed with the disease each year. But more men die with it than from it.

News and Events

Newsletters

In his recent newsletters, Dr. Metzger talks about studies that report some encouraging developments in the treatment and management of P Ca.

Presentation: Dr. Jonathan Epstein: Second Opinions and Biopsies

At PFOC we usually recommend that you get a second opinion on your biopsy results from Dr. Jonathan Epstein, Professor of Pathology, Oncology and Urology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Epstein, a recognized leader in the field of urological pathology, discussed second opinion and biopsies with the Active Surveillance Patients International (ASPI) group on April 29, 2023. You can find the presentation on the ASPI site at aspatients.org/meeting/as-101-episode-5-second-opinions-and-biopsies.

Upcoming Support Groups

The next support meeting for Newly Diagnosed is on Tuesday, June 13 and for Advanced/Recurrent P Ca is on Tuesday, June 27.  Details in the calendar below.

The May presentation is moved to June 1.

Calendar of Events 2023

Click on any event below for meeting details, including the Zoom link, and to add the event to your calendar.

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Join Us!

about us

Prostate Forum of Orange County, an affiliate of Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education & Support Network, is one of the longest running support groups in Orange County, CA.  

Founded as a non-profit organization in 1992,  we are an all volunteer organization with all meetings and informational materials free to everyone. 

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Email: prostateforumoc@gmail.com

Phone: 1-714-459-2058

Mailing Address:

Prostate Forum of Orange County, CA

1519 East Chapman, #380

Fullerton, CA 92831

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Subscribe to receive notices about meetings with featured speakers and upcoming events

Our services are free, but we can always use help. 

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