January 19, 7.30, BAWA, Southmead Road, Filton BS34 7RG: speaker to be announced. Buffet after talk.
We have changed our helpline to a mobile, 07585 963535
£1,000 gift - thanks
Our chairman, Malcolm Gamlin, gave a presentation to Weston Lions about our work and the Lions have given us £1,000 from the proceeds of their Beer and Cider Festival, where we have a stand. They have also donated £3,000 to Prostate Cancer UK.
The Energise exercise sessions to help people recover from cancer are active in Bristol, WsM, Portishead and Clevedon. Details:
Prospect has an awareness poster to put up in clubs and pubs.
We have a projector and can give talks to groups. Mike Broxton has spoken at 5 Probus meetings.
Drug approved but...
Know your risk
Prostate Cancer UK has a new infographic and booklets
A NEW emotional support service is being offered to people affected by cancer, called Macmillan Skype Buddy. To use it, you need Skype and an email account. The charity is also looking for volunteers to train as buddies. See www.skype-macmillan.com
www.myprostate.eu is now also available in English and prostate cancer patients can exchange information and help each other with treatment decisions.