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Where can I find specific information about prostate cancer?

St Helens Cancer Support Group run a specific monthly support group for Prostate Cancer, held on the first Saturday of every month (from 10am to 12pm at 93 Corporation Street) and available to patients and their partners/Carers.

The Prostate Cancer Charity provide specialist information for men affected by prostate cancer and their friends and family. Their helpline (0800 074 8383) is staffed by experienced specialist nurses to provide information about all aspects of prostate disease – they are able to provide emotional support and also signpost callers to other organisations that may be able to provide additional help. They also have an online community to talk to other people with prostate disease.

Prostate Action (formerly Prostate UK and Prostate Cancer Research Foundation) fund research and education into all three prostate diseases and have a wealth of information on their website.

Further information about prostate cancer, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and living with the condition can be found via the specific Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support pages.