Orchid exists to save men's lives from testicular, prostate and penile cancers
through pioneering research and promoting awareness
Orchid offers everyone affected by or interested in male cancer an extensive range of services. As a health or social care professional you may wish to use our services or to refer clients. Currently we offer an information service staffed by specialist Male Cancer Information Nurses, a portfolio of publications which are independently reviewed and evidence based, a series of specialist Factsheets, research updates, an award winning DVD ‘Know Your Balls…Check Em Out’, resource packs, display materials, a dedicated website and newsletter low-down. Our services are free of charge.
The specialist Male Cancer Information Nurses offer support in a variety of ways – via email, over the telephone, in print and face to face at Roadshows and health information days. You can contact them at email@example.com or on 0203 465 5766.
Meet Rob Cornes and Katherine Mutsvangwa...
Rob Cornes has been a Uro-oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist since 2003.He has met thousands of men affected by male cancer over the last 10 years, acting as their keyworker; providing them with information and support throughout their cancer journey. He has also helped run PHASE a large support group for men and their families who have been affected by prostate cancer in Essex.
Katherine currently works as a Research / Oncology Nurse in genito- urinary cancer at Barts and The London NHS Trust. She is able to provide support and treatment for men who are undergoing chemotherapy for both testicular and late stage prostate cancer.
Orchid offers a wide range of patient information on male cancer (see below), including our stand alone Testicular Cancer Booklet and Informative Testicular Awareness Z-Card.