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  • 6th June 2019

    Orchid teams up with Savoo for Men’s Health Week   For Men’s Health Week, between the 10th and 16th of June, we’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with fundraising platform Savoo, helping us to raise even more funds to fight male cancer. You can raise free donations for Orchid to help fight male […]

  • Support Orchid this Christmas with E-Cards.

    26th November 2018

    Bring Christmas cheer to your  friends and family and support our vital work sending e-cards through DontSendMeACard.com. Sending e-cards leaves you with more time to spend with loved ones this festive season, does your bit to help the planet and very importantly, helps us to continue to fight male cancer. The website and concept is […]

  • #Orchidimpact

    21st November 2018

    #OrchidImpact   What we’re doing to help fight men’s cancers   On International Men’s Day we reflect on the challenge facing male cancers and the role that Orchid plays in helping to raise awareness of male cancers, provide support to men and their families and support research into finding better diagnosis and treatment options.   […]

  • A day in the life of an Orchid Nurse

    21st November 2018

    Orchid has a team of Male Cancer Information Nurse Specialists who help and support men and their families through some of the most difficult times in their lives, but who are these nurses and what do they actually do? Here’s our nurse, Rob Cornes, explaining his role and what he sees as the big challenges […]

  • New Joint Campaign with CoppaFeel!: Balls, Boobs, Pecs – They all need a check’ !

    20th November 2018

    7 in 10 Brits say cancer education should be mandatory as charities launch Balls, Boobs, Pecs – They all need a check Leading national cancer charities, Orchid and CoppaFeel!, are launching a new campaign to deliver breast and testicular cancer education in schools as the Department of Education prepare to put health education on the […]

  • Prostate cancer conversations

    22nd October 2018

    “Manversation: the campaign for prostate cancer conversations” is a national campaign to equip and motivate men with a diagnosis of prostate cancer, to have important conversations about advanced prostate cancer symptoms, if and when they appear. If you know someone with prostate cancer and you notice a change in their ability to carry out day-to-day […]

  • Men’s clothing company supports Orchid in the fight against male cancer

    13th July 2018

    Orchid is delighted that My Bollox is supporting the charity by donating 25% from every pair of boxers shorts sold when customers select ORCHID for their chosen charity.  Please visit www.mybollox.co.uk/shop to buy yours now and support Male Cancer.  Simply click on the pair(s) you want, select ORCHID from the drop down box and follow […]

  • Testicular cancer survivor tells his story

    6th June 2018

    Allen Darnell was diagnosed with Testicular Cancer in 2000, long before he started working with Morrison in 2005, and very few of his colleagues knew his story. He was brave enough to film his experiences to help in the fight against male cancer and encourage others to take ownership of their health. Orchid would like […]

  • London Marathon 2018 Success

    18th May 2018

    Twenty three runners, beat the heat and crossed the finishing line of this year’s London Marathon. To date, they have raised a staggering £62,000 and as a small charity, the funds raised will have a real impact on our work. If you would like to be part of our 2019 London Marathon team, we would […]

  • Report reveals 4 in 10 prostate cancer cases are diagnosed late and an impending crisis in prostate cancer provision

    9th April 2018

    A new report – Prostate Cancer: Britain’s Growing Problem – published by male cancer charity, Orchid, highlights a worrying trend in late prostate cancer diagnosis and calls for urgent action by men, healthcare professionals and UK health chiefs to avert a “ticking time bomb in terms of prostate cancer provision”. The report reveals that: • […]