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  • Achievements and Impact

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    the Awareness Week with over 335,000,000 OTS (opportunities to see) including 16 national media mentions. Highlights include features in The Independent, The Sunday People, The Mirror, Huffington Post, The Weekly…

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    www.orchid-cancer.org.uk and allows better and more relevant ads to be displayed to you. To learn more about, and control 3rd party remarketing, visit www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices. Media Math This cookie collects behavioural…

  • Trustees

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    …meant that some of the cancer cells had survived the standard chemotherapy treatment. Over the next three months the doctors tried to identify these cells with every known test- including…

  • Penile Cancer

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    Cancer of the penis is very rare in the western world; there are around 630 cases in the UK each year. It is most often diagnosed in men over the

  • Meet the team

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    the UK. Evelyn Henderson – Male Cancer Information Manager Evelyn Henderson has worked in the NHS for over 40 years. She worked in the cancer unit in Edinburgh for 12…

  • Diagnosis and Investigations

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    …of the penis and then a radioactive dye injected. X-rays will be taken of the area to visualise the lymph nodes in the groin. Once the lymph node nearest to…

  • Adjusting

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    them physically. For more information on testosterone levels and replacement therapy please click here.   The surgery was on the 19th of August and it’s now the 21st. The first…

  • Male Cancer Awareness Week 2019

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    …father with prostate cancer may double a man’s risk compared to men with no family history of the disease A ge – the older a man gets the greater the

  • Lymph Node Dissection

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    …to filter these substances then the lymph fluid will move further along the drainage system. Cancerous cells which break off from an organ which has cancer can also travel in…

  • Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy (non localised penile cancer)

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    …of administering certain drugs over a period of days which is then repeated over a period of weeks or months. Like all medical treatments chemotherapy can have side effects. These…