ACS to Offer Prostate Cancer Support Group

he American Cancer Society (ACS) will offer a prostate cancer education and support group called Man to Man®. The program will kick-off at 5 p.m. August 3 at the ACS Cancer Resource Center, located inside the SOMC Cancer Center, 1121 Kinneys Lane, Portsmouth.

“The American Cancer Society’s Man to Man® program helps men and their families cope with prostate cancer,” Anna Cardenas, volunteer coordinator and board president for the ACS Cancer Resource Center, said. “Man to Man® provides a comfortable setting among peers for discussion, education and support through the recovery process.”

The Man to Man® support group will meet on the first Tuesday of every month. Specialists in various fields related to prostate cancer will share information on medical topics and quality of life issues. American Cancer Society trained facilitators will lead the group.

To register, please call the ACS Cancer Resource Center at (740) 356-7606. Registered participants will then be contacted by a Man to Man® facilitator for more information.