January 19, 7.30, BAWA, Southmead Road, Filton BS34 7RG: speaker to be announced. Buffet after talk.
The Prospect stand at the Sovereign Centre, Weston, will be on November 10 not the 7th. It will be open from 9am to 5pm to promote prostate cancer awareness. Members will talk to the public and hand out literature.
£1,000 gift - thanks
Chairman Malcolm Gamlin gave a presentation to Weston Lions about our work and the Lions gave us £1,000 from the proceeds of their Beer and Cider Festival, where we have a stand.
The Energise exercise sessions to help people recover from cancer are active in Bristol, WsM, Portishead and Clevedon. Details:
We 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.