Getting Help - some of the many resources that are available
Prostate Cancer UK has produced some short videos about different types of support, knowledge and information for men with prostate cancer. We list a selection below for you to look at.
Keep Healthy: with Focus on Food
Keep Reaching Out: with Black Health Initiative
Keep Fit: in the Gym
Keep Talking: Men and Maggie's
Keep Fit: with Prostate Cancer UK and Age UK
Joining a Support Group
A Canadian TV channel filmed a report on the Medical Detection Dogs at Great Horwood. This included an interview with our Treasurer, David Tomlinson, and some scenes were shot at one of our regular meetings. Click the button below to see the report (Parts 1 and 3 are most relevant to our group):
A Woman's Guide to Prostate Cancer
This useful guide was recently launched by Tackle. You can access it
Expenses claim for MKPCS
Click to download a claims form if you wish to claim for expenses that you may have incurred in connection with our work. Note that if you are not a committee member you must first obtain authorisation from the committee.
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Prostate Cancer UK
Helpline: 0800 074 8383 or text the word NURSE to 70004b for a PCUK nurse to ring you back.
Address: Prostate Cancer UK, Fourth floor, The Counting House, 53 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QN
Prostate Cancer UK produce an excellent set of leaflets. Ask them to send you their ‘Tool Kit', which includes the leaflets.
Prostate Cancer Federation (Tackle)
Tel: 0207 228 5952 01243 527650
Macmillan Cancer Support
Freeline: 0808 8080000
Address: 89 Albert Embankment,London,SE1 7UQ
Cancer Support at Milton Keynes University Hospital
The hospital's Cancer Centre has a Cancer Helpline run by Nan Davey. It operates from Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. The direct number is: 01908 997634.
Cancer Black Care
The UK's leading support service for black and minority ethnic communities,
The Prostate Centre
32 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8GT
Tel: 020 7935 9720
A private clinic dedicated to the diagnosis and management of all prostate problems.
Travel Insurance Companies that some Prostate Cancer Patients have found useful (not an exhaustive list)
Tell: 0345 90 80 161
Tell: 0845 250 5350
Tel: 020 3829 3875
The Continence Foundation
The Impotence Association
Helpline: 0207 486 7762
Orchid National Male Cancer Helpline
Tel: 0808 802 0010
Cancer Research UK
Tel: 020 72420200 switchboard
Tel: 0300 1231022 support services
Nurse: 0808 800 4040
Lorraine E.K. Grover
Therapist in Sexual Wellbeing
Tel: 01494 670 181
Healthwatch Milton Keynes
Helps improve local health an social care services an make sure they work for you.
Tel: 01908 698800
A place for help with any of the problems small or large associated with cancer for both sufferers and partners/carers.
Nutrition and cancer
Patient support group in Surrey linked to Royal Surrey, Frimley Park Hospitals, St. Luke's cancer centre and research in University of Surrey
Provides quality-assesed links to information on prostate cancer