My wife Wendy is a participant in an online woman’s group for spouses and partners of men with prostate cancer. Gail, a co-leader of the group called PCa_Women@yahoogroups.com has posted information that I feel is important to all of us, so I wish to share it with you.
Women Against Prostate Cancer (WAPC) is a grassroots organization of women volunteers who have been adversely affected by prostate cancer. Its volunteers are advocates, widows, health care professionals, and caregivers who have decided to work in collaboration with other organizations and entities in fighting the issues presented by prostate cancer.
Specifically, the organization provides support for women and their families affected by prostate cancer by offering access to resources and supportive programming. WAPC is designed for women to be able to harness the power of their voices about prostate cancer and advance national and state-based policy, media, and educational efforts in our fight.
According to their web sight their mission statement is:
“Women Against Prostate Cancer (WAP