Useful Website Links
Prostate Cancer UK - the leading UK charity dedicated to helping those with Prostate Cancer
The National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Groups - aka Tackle Prostate Cancer
Knowledge Empowers - this booklet is published Tackle Prostate Cancer. It contains essential information about prostate cancer, its diagnosis, and treatments. It is no substitute for profesional medical advice. However, it does provide important background information in a very clear and readable form.
National Health Service - Prostate Cancer Pages
Movember True North True North. - 'True North is a global prostate cancer program, proudly funded by Movember. Our mission is to transform the way you make informed decisions, receive care, manage symptoms and share lived experiences — by supporting and guiding you through every step of the prostate cancer journey.'
Orchid. Orchid is the UK’s leading charity working on behalf of anyone affected by or interested in male cancer – prostate, testicular and penile cancer.
British Association of Urological Surgeons - Find out about surgery and your surgeon
Macmillan Cancer Support - provide physical, financial and emotional support to help you live life as fully as you can
Cancer Research UK - povides statistics and details of clinical trials as well as PC information
Individual Support on a one to one basis:
Prostate Cancer UK Specialist Nurses 0800 074 8383
Prostate Cancer One to One Support https://prostatecanceruk.org/get-support/one-to-one-support
Tackle National Helpline 0800 035 5302
Macmillan Cancer Support 0808 808 00 00
Orchid National male cancer helpline 0808 802 0010
Solihull Prostate Cancer Support Group 07593 514 686
Prostate Cancer Support Groups in the surrounding area
There are several other support groups in the local area:
- Coventry & North Warwickshire Prostate Cancer Support Group : (Coventry, Nuneaton, Hinckley and Rugby areas)
- South Warwickshire (Stratford on Avon)
- Kidderminster and Worcestershire Prostate Cancer Support Group (Worcestershire and Shropshire)
- Sutton Coldfield (Sutton Coldfied and area) firstname.lastname@example.org
However, in general, you can find local support groups using either the Tackle Prostate Cancer or Prostate Cancer UK web sites (see above)
National Prostate Cancer Audit You can see Healthcare Trust Data in this national clinical audit of the care that men receive following a diagnosis of prostate cancer
Predict Prostate An individualised prognostic model for men newly diagnosed with non-metastatic prostate cancer
Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT). IAPT services are for people with mild, moderate and moderate to severe symptoms of anxiety or depression living in Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire. They have spoken at our group and some members have accessed their services.
Free BUPA Specialist Counselling through Macmillan: Through Bupa, Macmillan are offering up to six counselling sessions, free for people struggling emotionally because of cancer. Within days, people who are eligible can receive specialist, remote support: