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Early Detection Saves Lives.

Get Educated. Get Tested For Prostate Cancer.

Survive. THRIVE!

About Us

The Empowerment Network

TEN STL efficiently and effectively reaches populations of uninsured, underinsured, diagnosed and undiagnosed males (aged 35 years and over) and their families to:

  • Heighten awareness of prostate and related cancers

  • Increase PSA testing/screening

  • Provide treatment referrals, education, resources and support Increase volunteerism.

Learn More About Us...

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A Message from the Founder

Mellve A. Shahid, Sr.


You Are
Not Alone

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TEN in the STL

Media and In-The-News


Save The Date

TEN 15th Anniversary Celebration


Father's Day 2023

This year was not an ordinary Father's Day...

The life-changing journey of one St. Louis man's quest to find his father.

The incredible story here...

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National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Celebrating all September long..

Have you heard our newest radio spots airing all over the STL area?

Listen to all three here...

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Be informed.

Survivors Newsletter

Stay updated with news and information you can use. The monthly SURVIVORS newsletter: insightful, encouraging, lively, entertaining and relevant. Packed with articles, photos, video links, prostate health data and more. 


Visit our Newsletter page for our current edition, or to enjoy any of our archived editions.

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How you can help.

Learn how you can support the work to empower men during their journey.


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Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Saturday: By Appointment Only

Sunday: Closed

The Empowerment Network, Inc
6000 West Florissant Ave
St. Louis, MO 63136

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