Prostate Cancer Support Edmonton

About Us

Dedicated to Community Support Public Awareness

Prostate Edmonton Peer Support Society (PEPSS) is an Edmonton based prostate support society dedicated to peer support of men diagnosed with prostate cancer or living with the complications of the disease.

Our goals



We are a co-ed community dedicated to providing support to both men and women.


Our support group seeks to provide insight into the best available resources on the internet.

Elevated PSA From Screening: What to Do?

An article on the VeryWell website by Mark Scholz, MD. It provides some very useful information for men who have been informed that their PSA level is elevated. Keep scrolling down the page to find a number of interesting articles. This is an American website, not all the tests it mentions may be available in Alberta or northern Canadian communities.

Prostate Cancer UK Publications

An excellant, very thorough set of publications on all aspects of prostate cancer. Covers testing, treatment options, treatment side effects, and advanced prostate cancer. Very interesting are the sections on the advantages and disadvantages of each treatment option. The information can be viewed online or downloaded as PDF files. Be aware that some of the information is specific to the United Kingdom, you can just ignore those parts.

Prostate Cancer Canada

A CRA registered charity. Their mission is to raise funds for the development of programs related to awareness, public education, advocacy, support of those affected, and research into the prevention, detection, treatment and cure of prostate cancer.

Edmonton Area Urologists

Get in contact with a local urologist via the Alberta Urology Institute. Please note, most urologists require a referral from your doctor.

Canadian Cancer Support Groups

National, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Mayo Clinic - an American perspective

The Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit American academic medical center focused on integrated health care, education, and research.

Malecare for Prostate Cancer

A USA organization originally formed to provide support and information for gay men with prostate cancer, it has expanded to provide info for all men and for other men's cancers. Pages in other languages: 中國語文, español, Francais, עברית, Italiano, Portugues, Русский

Donations & legal information

Talk to a member that has received prostate cancer treatment

You may not want to ask questions at a group meeting. You may want to speak with someone having the same issues. You may want to talk with someone who has gone through the same treatment you are considering. Or after treatment, you may be dealing with complications.