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  • Orchid Research Grants 2017

    Orchid funds research to improve our understanding of male specific cancers: testicular, prostate and penile. This includes identifying new ways to detect and stage disease, new treatments and novel strategies to improve survival. Orchid is now inviting full applications for research grants. These will be available to researchers based in the UK and Ireland to […]

  • Prostate Cancer Clinical Trial

    The PROVENT study is a clinical trial for men diagnosed with prostate cancer who are on active surveillance. It aims to test whether Aspirin and/or Vitamin D3 have the potential to stop low and intermediate risk prostate cancers from developing into high risk cancers. Homerton University Hospital. University College London Hospital, St Bartholomew’s Hospital and […]

  • Orchid funds blood cell discovery that identifies patients with aggressive prostate cancer

    Patients who have aggressive prostate cancer could be identified by a highly accurate and simple blood test, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The research discovered rare cells in the blood that could be used to identify patients who are 10 times more likely to die of their prostate […]

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