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  • Localised

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    …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.

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    …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

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    …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

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    …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

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    …  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

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    …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

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    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

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    …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

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    …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

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    …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…..