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  • Orchid Nurse Study Day – An Introduction to Testicular and Penile Cancer 30/4/2019

    9th January 2019

    Orchid are pleased to announce that they will be holding a study day for junior nurses in association with the British Association of Urology Nurses (BAUN). This will be an ideal opportunity for nurses with an interest in these rare cancers, working outside of a speciality, to learn about the diagnosis and treatment of these […]

  • Orchid Penile Cancer Booklet

    Penile Cancer Workshops

    9th January 2019

    Orchid  have received funding from the Big Lottery to provide 4 regional penile cancer meetings in 2019. These are intended to bring together those affected by penile cancer for peer support along with some of the regional surgical teams who will provide talks on treatment and its long term effects. The initial dates will be 7th […]

  • Orchid Has Moved Office to Gray’s Inn Road

    3rd January 2019

    Dear Supporters, Firstly, we at Orchid would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year and best wishes for 2019. The Christmas period was very busy for all the staff as we moved office. We are now based in Gray’s Inn Road near Chancery Lane underground station. After a few years in Euston we have […]

  • 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 […]