There are a number of support groups in Scotland to support men and their families who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer.  As prostate cancer affects more than just the man, many support groups welcome wives, partners family members and carers.  Groups tend to be self-help groups run by men for men, their families and carers. Some of the support groups also have nominated people to answer questions about treatments and their experiences and some operate a buddy system.

There are support groups covering:


Maggie’s Aberdeen offer a monthly Prostate Cancer Networking Group – this takes place every 4 weeks.

For details please contact Maggie’s Aberdeen on 01224 645928 or by emailing or simply drop into the centre and collect a copy of our timetable.

Ayrshire & Arran Prostate Cancer Support Group

The group meets at Ayrshire Cancer Support, 5 Dundonald Road, Kilmarnock, KA1 1EQ on the last Friday of every month at 10 m -11.30am.

Please contact Ian Cassel on 07943 477365 for more information.

Dumfries and Galloway

There is a support group for those with all cancer types (including prostate cancer) which meets at the Macmillan Centre in Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary on the first Tuesday of each month (except January) from 7 to 8.30pm.’

For further details contact Claire Drummond (Cancer Information and Support Centre) on 01387 241 978  or email

Prostate Buddies D&G

There is a support group based in Dumfries, set up to help men who have recently been diagnosed with, or are concerned about, Prostate Disease or Prostate Cancer.  Prostate Buddies D&G hold open meetings on the last Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9pm at the Dumfries Baptist Church Centre, Gillbrae Road, Dumfries, DG1 4EJ, beside Gillbrae Medical Practice. Partners or a family member will also be welcome to attend.

Prostate Buddies D&G are pleased to say that the Prostate Partners Group which was launched in 2023 hosts their meetings for partners of patients suffering from P.C. on the same night and in the same venue as our regular monthly meetings as above. We are proud to say this additional support group has become very popular.

For further details contact or

Dundee, Angus & North Fife

The group meets on the first Tuesday of every month in Maggie’s Centre, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee from 6pm -7.30pm.

Please contact Maggie’s Dundee on 01382 632 999 or by email on

Edinburgh & the Lothians

The Edinburgh group meets at the Maggie’s Centre, The Stables, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU from 6.45pm every second month.

For more information contact 07933 260 066 or

The West Lothian group

Crofthead Community Centre, Templar Rise, Livingston, EH54 6DG starting at 7 pm.

For more information contact: Gordon Stuart 01506 651388 or Duncan Wallace 07772 844452

For further information please see the Edinburgh and Lothians Support group website


The prostate cancer support group is available for men at any point in their prostate cancer diagnosis, whether at point of diagnosis, during or after treatment or living with active cancer, all are welcome. The group meets on the third Friday of the month and is facilitated by one of the Maggie’s team. It is a well attended group, often by men who were initially reluctant to come along only to be surprised about how much they could learn from each other.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Maggie’s Fife on 01592 647 977 or email

Forth Valley

The Prostate Cancer Support Group meets on the 3rd Friday of every month at 1pm at Maggie’s Forth Valley. It’s a facilitated support group offering a safe and supportive space to talk to others about the challenges and successes of living with a prostate cancer.

Anyone interested in coming along should contact Maggie’s Forth Valley directly on 01324 868 069 or

Men’s group – Maggie’s Glasgow

The group meets in Maggie’s Glasgow, Gartnavel Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow. This is an informal drop in group that meets in the centre every Thursday from 10am-11.30am. The group is open to men who have or have had a cancer diagnosis, including prostate cancer.

Please contact for further information.

East End Glasgow Prostate Cancer Support Group

The group meets in the Players Lounge Celtic Park Football Stadium , Parkhead, London Road, Glasgow on the first Tuesday in the month 1.45 -3.15 pm.


Inverness Maggie’s Highlands Prostate Cancer Support Group

The group meets online on Zoom on the last Thursday of every month, 5pm – 6pm

Please contact Pamela Wright on 01463 382900 or email 


The group meets at Maggies Centre, Monklands Hospital, Airdrie on 3rd Thursday of each month 10.00am – 12 noon.

For more information contact Neil Armstrong

Perth & Kinross Prostate Cancer Support Group

The group meets at the Salutation Hotel, South Street, Perth on the first Tuesday of every month at 7.30pm except January, July and August.

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