On April 23 Elizabeth Thompson, Consultant Homeopathic Physician UHB, will give an introduction to homeopathic medicine and go through its uses in helping with side effects from prostate cancer treatment. At BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol BS34 7RG (7.30pm). There will be a buffet and time to catch up.
Santa Cruz gift
Prospect was presented with £1,500 raised by the Santa Cruz VW Christmas rally at Keynsham, and we thank them for their generosity.
We have bought projector equipment and can offer talks to interested groups.
Bristol 2013 Run for the Future raised £13,000 for prostate cancer research and awareness. Next run: September 14.
Training in dealing with the public and manning information stands is offered by Prostate Cancer UK. See www.prostatecanceruk.org The charity has also updated its factsheets on chemotherapy and hormone treatment in 2014.
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.