Riverside Medical Clinic Charitable Foundation

Prostate Cancer Family Support Group

Prostate Cancer Family Support Group

Prostate Cancer Family Support Group

What is Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer begins when cells in the prostate gland start to grow out of control. The prostate is a gland found only in males. It makes some of the fluid that is part of semen.

The size of the prostate can change as a man ages. In younger men, it is about the size of a walnut, but it can be much larger in older men.

Some prostate cancers grow and spread quickly, but most grow slowly. In fact, autopsy studies show that many older men (and even some younger men) who died of other causes also had prostate cancer that never affected them during their lives. In many cases, neither they nor their doctors even knew they had it.

Source: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostate-cancer/about/what-is-prostate-cancer.html

About the Prostate Cancer Family Support Group 

Riverside Medical Clinic Charitable Foundation’s Prostate Cancer Family Support Group provides a forum to encourage education, support and discussion about various prostate cancer-related topics, including available treatments, managing side effects, and the benefits of diet, exercise and other lifestyle modifications. Members have time to interact with other prostate cancer patients to share their experiences and receive mutual support. 

While the Prostate Cancer Family Support Group usually meets on the Lower Level of the Riverside Medical Clinic’s Main Campus at 7117 Brockton Avenue in Riverside on the second Thursday of each month, during this time due to COVID-19, we have moved our support groups online for the time being.

Virtual meetings are FREE, and participants are welcome from all medical groups. Spouses, partners, adult family members, and close friends are welcome to attend.

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April 2021

“Spring Fling” Support Group Virtual Bingo Night

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT

You are invited to RMCCF’s “Spring Fling” Support Group Virtual Bingo Night, Thursday, April 22, at 6 PM, PDT. Prizes and a good time are on the agenda for the evening! 😉 Family members are encouraged to join! Please RSVP to Cheryl@RMCcharity.org, or call 951-682-2753. Please provide in your RSVP: Name, Email, Phone, # of players BINGO DETAILS  Please plan to meet on ZOOM on your computer/laptop, as well as have a 2nd device (cell phone/tablet) handy to play your…

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May 2021

Technology Aids for Caregivers

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

Online Support Group Presentation (FREE and open to the public) Date and Time: Wednesday, May 12, 2021, @ 10 AM, PDT  Topic: Technology Aids for Caregivers Presenter: Jennifer S. Lee, Field Project Coordinator & Trainer, Front Porch | Center for Innovation and Wellbeing Webinar Description: At the Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing, our mission is to explore innovative uses of technology to empower individuals to live well, especially into their later years. We welcome all caregivers to learn about…

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If you have any questions on this or would like to receive a phone call or text for the next meeting please feel free to contact the Foundation Program Coordinator by email or (951) 321-6513. Thank you!