The New Sun Newspaper

Ed Van Overloop is a 17-year survivor of prostate cancer that in the Spring of 2005 became stage-4 terminal. Ten years ago he formed a North Jersey cancer support group focusing on integrated and alternative therapies. Starting with 5 original members, it has grown to a well-known active group with an email mailing list of over 400 people, and meetings with attendance from 50 to 200 people.

The CARE Support Group is the only Alternative group that is recognized and listed in the NJ support group listing. Meetings are held once per month in Ridgewood, NJ. (For more info, email

Ed is a long-retired Electrical Project Engineer who was 77 in April of 2005. He and his wife Gloria have 3 grown children and 2 grandchildren and live in Northern NJ.