Support Groups

We pleased to co-facilitate a number of support groups for male cancer. If you would like to find out more about these groups, please see the details below.

A diagnosis of prostate, penile or testicular cancer can affect different people in different ways. Lots of people find that meeting others living with the same disease and talking about it in a safe environment can really help them on their cancer journey.


African Caribbean Prostate Cancer Support Group

Specifically for prostate cancer.

Please contact for more information.

Men vs Cancer

This support group is open to all men affected by prostate, testicular or penile cancer.

Location: St Joseph’s Hospice, Mare Street, London E8 4RT or virtually.

Please contact Madhu on 020 8510 5191 or email


  • Tuesday 10 January 2023  2pm-3pm
  • Tuesday 14 February 2023 2pm-3pm
  • Tuesday 14 March 2023 2pm-3pm
  • Tuesday 11 April 2023 2pm-3pm
  • Tuesday 9 May 2023 2pm-3pm
  • Tuesday 13 June 2pm-3pm
  • Tuesday 11 July 2023 2pm-3pm
  • Tuesday 8 August 2023 2pm-3pm
  • Tuesday 12 September 2023 2pm-3pm
  • Tuesday 10 October 2023 2pm-3pm
  • Tuesday 14 November 2023 2pm-3pm
  • Tuesday 12 December 2023 2pm-3pm

Testicular Cancer Support Group

Meets on the last Monday of every month either face-to-face or virtually. Also maintains a large online closed Facebook support group.

Please email for further information.

Penile Cancer Support Group Manchester

Orchid is delighted to be supporting this new initiative by The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.

Location: Maggie’s Centre, The Robert Parfett Building, Kinnard Rd, Manchester, M20 4QL


  • Wednesday 1st February 2023 – 3pm-4.30pm
  • Wednesday 5th April 2023 – 3pm-4.30pm
  • Wednesday 7th June 2023 – 3pm-4.30pm
  • Wednesday 2nd August 2023 – 3pm-4.30pm
  • Wednesday 4th October 2023 – 3pm-4.30pm
  • Wednesday 6th December 2023 – 3pm-4.30pm

Penile Cancer Support Group Scotland

There is an online penile cancer peer support group in Scotland. It is open to both patients and their partners. To find out more please email or call the Orchid National Male Cancer Helpline on 0808 802 0010.

Online Penile Cancer Support Group

Penile Cancer Awareness and Support is the largest online group we know. Men and their partners who have been affected by penile cancer post questions and answers on a regular basis. This group can be accessed here. It is a closed group (requires a Facebook login and membership request).

To find out more please email or call the Orchid National Male Cancer Helpline on 0808 802 0010.


UCLH Penile and Urethral Cancer Support Group

University College Hospital (UCLH) in Euston Square holds a penile and urethral cancer support group. For a link to their website, click here .

The meetings are both educational and supportive and are open to all men regardless of their treatment journey. There is no need to book and you can dip in and out of meetings as you wish.

For more information about the penile cancer support group, contact Clare Akers, Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) or Sadie Molloy, Clinical Nurse Specialist on 07852 219921 or email

If you have any queries about our support groups for male cancer, please contact us.