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  • Orchid Male Cancer Awareness Week 3-9 April 2017

    14th March 2017

    Orchid Male Cancer Awareness Week takes place from the 3-9 April 2017. This annual campaign, now in its ninth year is an opportunity to raise awareness of male specific cancers – prostate, testicular and penile cancer – and to provide practical advice, support and information on the detection, diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. Our […]

  • Orchid CEO announced as guest speaker at Patient Symposium

    6th March 2017

    Orchid’s Chief Executive, Rebecca Porta will be speaking at the Patient Symposium organised by Europa Uomo and Tackle Prostate Cancer. The event takes place at the Excel Centre on the 28 March as part of the 32nd annual EAU (European Association of Urology) Congress which is attended by over 14,000 healthcare professionals. You are invited […]

  • Schools Fundraising Pack

    1st March 2017

    We are so proud to announce the launch of our brand new Your Privates Schools Fundraising pack, providing plenty of fun ways to fundraise. It is available to download online here

  • 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 […]

  • #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 […]