Latest news from Orchid

  • Orchid Helpline

    27th March 2020

    We understand that at this critical time, our hard working NHS colleagues may not be able to answer as many patient queries as normal regarding male cancer; its risks and treatments. Orchid  have therefore temporarily increased their National Male Cancer Helpline by introducing a Friday service. You will now be able to call our National Male Cancer Helpline […]

  • Orchid Services Update

    26th March 2020

    Dear Friends and Supporters, We wanted to update you on how we’re responding to the challenges of coronavirus (COVID-19) and how we are ensuring we give you the best possible service and support at this difficult time. In the light of recent developments, we are writing to let you know that the Orchid Cancer Appeal​ […]

  • COVID-19:guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

    23rd March 2020

    For the latest COVID-19 advice for vulnerable people please click here  

  • COVID-19 Advice

    16th March 2020

    The COVID-19 virus is obviously causing concern all over the world and may be particularly worrying for someone living with cancer. For advice on cancer treatment and COVID-19 the following information may be useful and reassuring please click the link below.   For general up to date advice on COVID-19 please see the Department of […]

  • Statement from Rebecca Porta (CEO) on the passing of Robert Lane CBE

    11th February 2020

    “We are very sorry to announce the sad and unexpected passing of Robert Lane CBE, Orchid’s Chairman of Trustees. His fellow trustees, our staff and the wider Orchid community are all shocked and deeply saddened by this news and our thoughts and prayers are with Robert’s wife and children at this very difficult time. Robert […]

  • Male Cancer Awareness Week 20 – 26 April 2020

    10th February 2020

    Orchid Male Cancer Awareness Week, 20 – 26 April 2020, is an annual campaign to raise awareness of male specific cancers. Bringing together men, their families and friends, health and social care professionals, schools and universities, workplaces, decision makers and the media, this important campaign is helping to change the lives of those affected by […]

  • New website

    8th October 2019

    We are in the process of developing a new website to launch shortly. This will include new resources, features and additional content. We will keep you posted.

  • 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 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 […]