• Localised


    …treatment. However some specialist centres are using these techniques to treat localised disease and therefore they have been included in this section.   Last reviewed April 2021. Next review 2022….

  • Changing Lives Evaluation Report-An Independent evaluation of Orchid’s Big Lottery Fund supported project – Changing lives: engaging with Black African and Black Caribbean men at risk of, or affected by, prostate cancer.


    …has successfully engaged with over 8,000 black men at risk of prostate cancer, over 200 black men with prostate cancer and over 400 healthcare professionals from 7 boroughs in London….

  • Deciding Treatment


    …score less than or the same as 6 with a clinical stage of T1–T2a Intermediate risk PSA between 10-20 and Gleason score of 7 or a clinical stage of T2b-T2c…

  • Staging Penile Cancer


    …nodes (please see information above). N0 Lymph nodes do not contain cancer cells. N1 There is a lymph node in the groin which has been affected. N2 There are lymph…

  • Total Penectomy


    …  To read personal stories of men who have been affected and treated for penile cancer please click here Reviewed March 2021. Next review 2022.   References available on request….

  • Diagnosis


    …urologist may only need to take a small number of biopsies from the prostate.       Last reviewed April 2021. Next review 2022.   References available on request.  …

  • Events Calendar


    Events 2021 Normally we would be offering a host of events for which you could join in with and help raise funds for Orchid. However, due to Covid-19 and associated…

  • Meet the team


    …the higher incidence of penile cancer in Scotland. If you would like to contact a member of the Orchid team please don’t hesitate to call us on 020 3745 7310….

  • Hormone Therapy


    …by a reduction in the PSA level of up to 90% or more. For instance a PSA level of 50 may fall to a level less than 2.5 usually within…

  • Types


    …urethra which can affect the penis. They will often be treated in the same way as more common types of penile cancer.   Last updated February 2021. Next review 2022…..