Welcome To The California Prostate Cancer Coalition Website
The California Prostate Cancer Coalition (CPCC) is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) coalition of doctors, prostate cancer survivors (and families), nurses, support groups, and others concerned about prostate cancer in California. On this website, we have attempted to provide information and answer some of the many questions you might have regarding prostate cancer.
FIND A SUPPORT GROUPS
A prostate cancer support group is a group of two or more people with a common interest who come together to deal with a shared concern or problem involving prostate cancer.
What is Prostate Cancer?
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer other than skin cancer in American men. The Cancer Facts & Figures for 2023 put out by the American Cancer Society estimates that more than 26,970 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in California with about 4,090 dying from the disease.
Prostate Cancer Topics
The most important step for newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients is to become educated about prostate cancer and treatment options. Most Prostate Cancer is slow-growing, and you don’t need to make a decision immediately.
Our goal is to help you get the answers to your questions so you can make informed decisions about prostate cancer.
This series helps patients become informed so that they can think about their care, discuss their case with their doctors and others, and join in effective, informed decision-making.