Orchid exists to save men's lives from testicular, prostate and penile cancers
through pioneering research and promoting awareness

 

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More to do: Identifying and tackling the unmet need in prostate cancer care

Orchid has today published a major new report outlining significant areas of unmet need within prostate cancer provisions in the UK. The report highlights shortfalls in the quality of information and support offered to men with prostate cancer compared to other cancers and makes specific recommendations to drive change and improve prostate cancer services and overall quality of care.†

Read the report here††

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The Orchid Christmas Bauball Dash

Join Orchid for a 2k dash on Wednesday the 10th of December and an evening of festive family fun at the world famous Spitalfields Market in the heart of London.

Runners will be given a bauble costume to run in that they can then keep. The event is open to all ages and abilities, and we ask each runner to raise a minimum sponsorship of £100. Food, drink, festive entertainment and even live reindeer also provided....

†Read more and register here

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Run the London Marathon for Orchid


Each year more than 35,000 runners take to the streets of London to take part in the biggest and best race in the world: the London Marathon. For one weekend in April, the capital is awash with fun runners in lycra, fancy dress rhinos and men running with fridges on their backs. If you want to be part of this unique experience, there is only one thing to do-join the Orchid London Marathon team.

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If you or someone you know is worried about testicular, prostate or penile cancer, please call our Nurse Specialists at the Orchid National Male Cancer Helpline. Download the posterhere

0808 802 0010

helpline@orchid-cancer.org.uk

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Please complete Orchid's online survey

Are you affected by prostate cancer? Do you care for someone affected by prostate cancer?

If so, please take part in our confidential Prostate Cancer Survey. The survey will help us learn more about the levels of information and support which are available to men and their families. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LMVXT2G††

Launch of OrchidísTravel and Study Awards 2014

Orchid is pleased to launch Travel and Study Awards 2014 for young researchers and healthcare professionals working in the area of male cancers. Grants of up to £1,000 are designed to support ongoing professional development and can be used to contribute to the costs of registration, travel and accommodation at approved meetings or conferences. Further information on the Awards and an application form can be found in our Research Programme section or at†http://www.orchid-cancer.org.uk/346/Research-Grants

Asda man up for male cancer and raise over £400,000!

A BIG THANK YOU to all Asda Colleagues who got involved in 2013 and helped raised an amazing £409,354. Congratulations to Asda Top Fundraisers, Carol from Wakefield Depot, Moira from Wigan Depot, Rhoda from North East Clothing, Jo from†Pwllheli and Val from†Llangefni.† † † † †

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