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Support Groups
In Texas

This page lists prostate cancer support groups within the State of Texas. Support groups in some areas come and go; therefore the list may not be complete. Particularly, the American Cancer Society dropped its support for Man to Man groups in 2013. It is unclear whether or not all of the groups listed as Man to Man are still active.

Underlined Chapters are members of the
North Texas Prostate Cancer Coalition (NTxPCC)

Texas Us TOO Support Groups

Austin: Austin Us TOO; Bob Wright 956-457-9378

Beaumont: Us TOO SE Texas;  Kurt Ploeger 409-833-7446

Dallas: Us TOO Medical City DallasPhillip ForemanBruce Stahl

Dallas: Us TOO UREF SGAngela Clark  214-345-5030

Galveston: Us TOO Galveston; Bill Buffum 409-392-0367

Georgetown: Us TOO Georgetown (Sun City)/Williamson Co TX; Edmond Quillen 512-943-0028

Houston: Tex Us TOO; Peter Sterling  713-972-0840

Houston: Us TOO Memorial Hermann SW; Cindy Scott  713-456-6842

Jourdanton: Us TOO SW Reg. Med. Ctr.; John Staha  830-570-7012

Kerrville: Us TOO Hill Country Chapter; John Dietrich 830-792-3790

McAllen: Us TOO McAllen; Bob Wright 956-457-9378

Plano: Us TOO TH Presbyterian-Plano; 6200 Parker Rd.; Tower A; Oak Room; Tom Dillon 972-998-5221

San Antonio:  Us TOO Alamo Chapter; Johnny Staha  830-569-5516

Sherman: Us TOO Texoma; Thomas Nuckols, PhD   903-893-5725

Temple:  Us TOO Temple; Pandora Ashley  254-724-32638

Texas PC Support Groups – Independent

Some are still listed as Man-to-Man; ACS has discontinued support for Man-to-Man Groups

Amarillo: Man to Man, 877-227-1618

Cypress: Man to Man, 877-227-1618

El Paso: Man to Man, 877-227-1618

Fort Worth Prostate Cancer Support Group at Texas Health Methodist Hospital,  Gayle Wilkins  817-250-1868

Galveston:  Man to Man, ACS, 877-227-1618

Texas Center for Proton Therapy Prostate Support Group, at the Irving Proton Center, Lauryn Lane 469-513-5500 (office)

 

Other Texas Cancer Support Groups

Tyler: Trinity Mother Frances Health System, “I CAN SURVIVE”, Jill Dickerson, 903-579-9860; 

Tyler: East Texas Medical Center Brenda McBride, 903-596-3080;  

Tyler Contact for Prostate Cancer Support

Terrence Ates
Manager, Tyler Prostate Cancer Awareness Program (TPCAP)
Chair, Smith County Tobacco Education Coalition
office: 903-565-5926
cell:    903-343-5451

Terrence Ates

Other Cancer Support Groups in Tyler

1) Trinity Mother Frances Health System –
I CAN SURVIVE – general cancer support group that meets on the first and third Thursdays of every month at noon.  The building is the North Park Plaza (910 East Houston Street) and the room is #200.  When you first enter the main entrance, you will turn to the right, walk past the cafe/coffee area, and through a glass door.  Signs will lead you to the correct room.  The principal contact person is Jill Dickerson – (903) 579 – 9860;    
jill.dickerson@usoncology.com
 
2) East Texas Medical Center –
General cancer support group that meets every Wednesday at 2:00 pm.  The building is the ETMC Pavilion, which is located on 801 Clinic Drive, which is the street that runs directly in between East Texas Medical Center and Trinity Mother Frances Hospital.  When you enter the Pavilion, you will go straight down the hallway until you come to the last room on the left.  The principal contact person is Brenda McBride – (903) 596 – 3080.

East Texas Medical Center – contact person is Brenda McBride, bjmcbride@etmc.org