Every year over 50,000 men in the UK will be diagnosed with prostate, testicular or penile cancer. Of these men over 49,000 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, over 2,300 will be diagnosed with testicular cancer and over 660 will be diagnosed with the rare penile cancer. Sadly, these numbers are increasing. (Figures: Cancer Research UK Professional, no of new cases between 2015-2017).
Orchid is the UK’s leading charity working on behalf of anyone affected by or interested in male cancer – prostate, testicular and penile cancer. Established in 1996 Orchid exists to save men’s lives from male cancer through a range of support services, education and awareness campaigns and a pioneering research programme.
We offer a comprehensive, free of charge, information service staffed by specialist Male Cancer Information Nurses including:
60 Gray’s Inn Road
Phone: Helpline: 0808 802 0010
Charity no: Charity Commission No. 1080540