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  • New Prostate Cancer Roadshow for African and Caribbean Men comes to Lewisham

    30th January 2017

    Orchid and Cancer Black Care will be bringing their Prostate Cancer Awareness Roadshow for African and Caribbean men to Lewisham High Street, in front of the Lewisham Shopping Centre on Wednesday 8th February 2017 from 9am-5pm. The Roadshow aims to raise awareness of the signs, symptoms and risk factors amongst men, their families and anyone […]

  • Date for your diary: #givingtuesday 2017 takes place on Tuesday 28 November

    24th January 2017

  • Date for your diary: Orchid Male Cancer Awareness Week 3-9 April 2017

    24th January 2017

    Orchid Male Cancer Awareness Week 3-9 April 2017 is an annual campaign to raise awareness of male specific cancers – testicular, prostate and penile cancer. Community Roadshows, information sessions, distributing leaflets and posters, talking to the media about a personal experience of male cancer and fundraising events (Orchid River Run on the 5 April) are […]

  • Helpline Services

    21st December 2016

    Please note that on Monday 6 February 2017 the Orchid National Male Cancer Helpline will not be available.

  • New Book ‘Music is Medicine’ Released to Help People Going Through Medical Treatment

    7th December 2016

    Orchid Ambassador John Osborne, has published a book to help people who are undergoing medical treatment through music. Having been diagnosed with penile cancer in early 2016, John realised that specially chosen pieces of music can have a positive effect on people who are going through complex medical procedures. John said, “As a musician I […]

  • Support Orchid with E-Cards from DontSendMeACard.com

    29th November 2016

    Orchid has expanded the ways you can support our work by donating money when sending e-cards through DontSendMeACard.com. The website and concept is simple and fuss-free: 1. Choose a charity 2. Compose an e-card 3. Donate the cost of sending greeting cards to us. Click here to start making your e-cards! Sending e-cards leaves you […]

  • #CheckYourPockets for Orchid this #Giving Tuesday

    28th November 2016

    Tuesday 29th November is #GivingTuesday, the day to dig deep and #CheckYourPockets for any unusual lumps and bumps! We want you to put your hand in your pocket for any coins, notes and cards you might find and to have a route around to check for any unusual bumps or lumps that you might be […]

  • Penile Cancer Z-card

    Orchid launches new penile cancer awareness campaign #indenial

    8th November 2016

    New research carried out by Orchid reveals that only 6% of adults in the UK would recognise one of the most common signs of penile cancer.  Furthermore over 72% of adults were likely to confuse the signs or penile cancer with a sexually transmitted disease. This is despite cases of the disease increasing in recent […]

  • 2016 Christmas Cards now available to order!

    11th October 2016

    Have a look at the Orchid Christmas cards available this year here. Once you have made your selection, you can: Post the order form to: Orchid, 3rd Floor, 231-233 North Gower Street, London, NW1 2NR Email the form back: info@orchid-cancer.org.uk Phone our office: 02037457310 Mon-Fri 9-5.30 Thank you for supporting Orchid in Fighting Male Cancer. All profits from […]

  • Orchid receives fantastic donation from Bawbags Underwear

    27th September 2016

    We are delighted to have received a donation of £5,000 from long term Orchid supporter, Bawabags Underwear. Bawbags presented the wonderful donation to the charity at The Red Bull Air Show, held at Ascot in August. To help present the cheque, Bawbags were joined by cyclists Danny, Ali and Duncan from Danny MacAskill’s Drop and […]