The California Prostate Cancer Coalition (CPCC) is a coalition of doctors, prostate cancer survivors (and families), nurses, support groups and others concerned about prostate cancer in California. In this website, we have attempted to answer some of the many questions you might have regarding prostate cancer. What is Prostate Cancer? What do I need to know about Prostate Cancer? I have been diagnosed with prostate cancer; now what do I do? Much has been written on the subject of prostate cancer including medical articles, research reports, and feature news articles. These have addressed prostate cancer occurrence among the male populations, research toward a cure, prostate cancer screening, prostate cancer treatment, and prostate cancer survival. This site provides resources on all of these prostate cancer considerations. Our goal is help you get the answers to your questions so you can make informed decisions about prostate cancer.
We are dedicated to saving men’s lives by making prostate cancer a key public health priority in California
Disseminate information relating to prostate cancer.
Advocate for prostate cancer legislation and funding.
Perform outreach to and involve all communities.
Overcome barriers to proper care and treatment.
Officers & Board of Directors:
|Merel Grey Nissenberg, Esq.||President – Attorney at Law|
|Earl H Jones, Jr.||Treasurer, PC Survivor|
|Larry Barman||PC Survivor|
|Barry Chauser, MD||Dept. of Rad. Oncology, Seton Medical Center|
|Murray Corwin||Prostate Forum, Fullerton|
|Bill Doss||CPCC Advocates, Volunteer Lobbyist, PC Survivor|
|Joe Ferrara||PC Survivor|
|Arthur Lurvey, MD, FACP, FACS||PC Survivor|
|Carol Marcusen, LCSW||Clinical Social Worker, USC/Norris|
|Beverly Nicholson, RN, CNS, AOCN, MSN||Prostate Cancer Support Group Facilitator|
|Joseph E. Scherger, MD, MPH||Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage|
|Erlinda Pasillas-Paterson||Support Group Leader, Kaiser Permanente|
|Wesley Sholes||President CPCC Advocates, PC Survivor|
|Sam Wells||Sec/Treas CPCC Advocates Volunteer Lobbyist, PC Survivor|
|Arthur “Tony” Blain, MD, MBA||Chief Medical Director of Clinic Operations and Deputy Health Officer Department of Public Health|
|Peter Scardino, MD||Chairman of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center|
|Larry Lucchino||President of the Boston Red Sox|
|John Claster||Former President of Claster Television, Inc.|
|Ernie Bodai, MD||Kaiser Permanente|
|Glen Harrington||Director Emeritus|
|Harry Pinchot||Director Emeritus|
|Lew Musgrove||Director Emeritus|
|Stephanie Baker||Daughter of the late Bill Baker, Deceased|
|Ralph W. de Vere White, MD||Director, UC Davis Cancer Center|
|Jeffrey Kaufman, MD, FACS||Private Practice, Orange County; AUA Officer|
|Jonathan E. McDermed||Pharm D|
|Mack Roach, MD||UCSF, Dept. of Radiology|
|Eric Small, MD||UCSF, Medical Oncology|
CPCC is a 501 (c )(3) nonprofit public benefits corporation (FIT 94-3349907)