Blue is to prostate cancer as pink is to breast cancer.


Us TOO Rochester is an affiliate chapter of Us TOO International.

Affected by prostate cancer?

Us TOO. 

We know what you're going through and may be of help.

About Us TOO Rochester - Local support for prostate cancer

Our Mission

To make unbiased information about screening, diagnosis and treatment options accessible to those affected by prostate cancer, including military veterans, no matter where they receive care and at no cost. 


Us TOO Rochester collaborates with a variety of experienced providers and community groups who donate their time, knowledge and energy helping to achieve our mission.  


 VIDEOS: (YouTube)

One Survivor to Another

About Us TOO Chapters
Rochester's Blue Glove Dance

Our Effort

Us TOO Rochester is the regional affiliate of Us TOO International, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, providing Support, Education, and Advocacy for those affected by prostate cancer in Monroe and surrounding  counties of the Finger Lakes region.


There are no paid staff at Us TOO Rochester. All events are open to the public. [EIN 36-3723349]

Our SEA-Blue Ribbon Walk

Was a HUGE success!

You can view  the event photo albumm HERE.


With your help, the 4th Annual  SEA-Blue Ribbon Walk  & Prostate Cancer Health Fair brought greater awareness to the need for early detection. And, after expenses,  raised $15,000 for local prostate cancer education programs at UsTOO Rochester.


 Thank you to each  of our sponsors and every participant. We are most grateful.

  






What we do

Support Meetings

Us TOO Rochester conducts peer support meetings on the second Thursday evening of most months. Spouses and significant others are encouraged to attend. Walk-ins are welcome for these open discussions. Check the chapter calendar below for dates, time and location.

Educational Seminars

Us TOO Rochester collaborates with local medical providers and health care agencies to schedule patient education seminars where subject matter experts share important information regarding prostate cancer.  Check the chapter calendar below for the next seminar scheduled, or send Email to: ustoorochesterny@gmail.com

News You Can Use

Us TOO International provides free access to unbiased information about screening, imaging, treatment and research regarding all stages of prostate cancer. Check 'us out!

Newsletters: Here

Website: Here

MEETINGS, SEMINARS & EVENTS

No upcoming events.

Be Informed. Ask your provider . . .

About your options

NOTE: Men should abstain from sex and bicycle riding for 48 hours prior to a PSA blood test. Always seek a second opinion from an alternate provider at an alternate institution. 

About Radiation

 NOTE: Many report no side effects; but there is potential for radiation burn, fecal or urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction, urethra or bladder strictures, bladder or other cancer caused by radiation. Side effects, if any, may not appear until 2-5 years later. Many also note success with rehabilitative therapies.  Patients considering radiation as primary treatment need to know that surgery following radiation is more complicated and may present additional challenges. Always confirm number of visits, duration & cost per visit. Also, ask about:

About Surgery

 NOTE: Many report no side effects; but there is potential for fecal or urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction, urethra or bladder strictures. For most, those side effects, if any, continue to improve over 2-5 years. Many also note additional success with therapy.  Patients considering radiation as primary treatment need to know that surgery following radiation is more complicated and may present additional challenges. Also, ask about:








FOR MORE READING:

 Visit our chapter's online library that lists books and publications recommended by survivors, providers and others.

Click HERE.

Sponsors & Volunteers

Successful chapter events require your help. If you would like to volunteer or want to sponsor a prostate cancer awareness event, provide your email address and click on "Count Me In". Or, complete the form below with your specific request.

Contact Us - We want to hear from you

Send Message

Affected by prostate cancer? 

Get to know the folks at Us TOO Rochester. You'll be glad you did. Use the form above to send us a message. 

The local Chapter Leaders at Us TOO Rochester will welcome you.