Latest news from Orchid

  • RIP John Barton Orchid Trustee and Treasurer

    7th December 2021

    It is with sadness that Orchid announces the death of former long serving Trustee and Treasurer, John Barton. Our thoughts and sympathy are with his family at this difficult time.

  • RIP Roger Hunt MBE, Member of the 1966 winning England World Cup Team.

    1st October 2021

    RIP Roger Hunt MBE, Member of the 1966 winning England World Cup Team. Roger was a valued supporter of Orchid for many years. The thoughts of everybody at Orchid are with Roger’s family and friends at this sad and difficult time.

  • Orchid Tissue Bank Renamed

    29th September 2021

    Orchid is delighted to announce the renaming of The Orchid Research Tissue Bank as The Robert Lane Tissue Bank in memory of Robert Lane CBE, Orchid’s Chair of Trustees. Robert’s family, colleagues from CMS Cameron McKenna, Orchid Trustees and guests gathered together on 27th September at the Barts Cancer Institute to hear Professors Dan Berney […]

  • First International Penile Cancer Awareness Day September 20th, 2021!

    20th September 2021

  • Orchid are working with Savoo

    13th September 2021

    We are excited to announce that Savoo are running a promotion with Bodybuilding Warehouse for male cancer awareness week. Orchid Male cancer will receive +2% extra donation. 56% Off Bodybuilding Warehouse Discount Codes & Voucher Codes ( It couldn’t be simpler, just use Savoo’s voucher codes and search engine via the Orchid link and help raise […]

  • Orchid Awareness Week 2021

    8th September 2021

    Orchid Awareness Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of prostate, testicular and penile cancer. This year it runs from 13-19 September and will have a focus on penile cancer with the launch of a new animated short film. Be sure to follow us on social media!  

  • We Are Recruiting!

    18th August 2021

    We are recruiting Volunteer Community Champions for the Overcoming the barriers to engaging with prostate cancer project. If you are interest please visit the project page

  • Virtual Conference on Penile Cancer

    16th July 2021

    Orchid are proud to be working with several men affected by penile cancer, The Global Society of Rare Genitourinary Tumours, and Australian charity Check Your Tackle to create a virtual zoom conference on penile cancer. This will aim to provide insight and practical help for men with the disease and the Health Care Professionals who […]

  • Orchid Male Cancer Checklist

    7th July 2021

    It is often difficult to talk about your concerns regarding male cancer. Orchid have therefore created a checklist to help men start the conversation with their GP. To download a copy please click here

  • Orchid Annual Report

    28th June 2021

    Orchid is delighted to announce that our Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2019-2020 are now available to download or read online. The Report includes a summary of what Orchid has achieved during the last financial year and some of our future plans. We would like to thank everyone who supported us so generously and […]