Friends of Prostate Sufferers - Prostate Cancer Support Group

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Shown below is a list of Council Members plus some photos taken at one of our monthly meetings.

Alvan Pope

Council President

Urologist at Charing Cross and Hillingdon Hospitals

Julian Shah

Council Vice President

Specialist Urologist at UCH

Bob Arthy

Council Chair

Patient - post treatment - now Retired

Derek Towner

Council Webmaster

Patient - post treatment - now Retired

Phil Nisbett

Council Member

Patient - post treatment

David Cottingham

Vice Chair

Patient - post treatment

Jim Spence

Founder Member

Patient - post treatment - now Retired

Dr Caroline Whittaker

Council Member

Local GP

Upcoming Events

14Mar 2018

March FOPS Support Group Meeting (Wed 14th March 2018)

Wednesday 14th March 2018

At the FOPS Support Group we all have at least one thing in common - we've all had prostate cancer a... Read more...

16Apr 2018

7th FOPS Prostate Roadshow

Monday 16th April 2018

Free PSA Test - Donations Welcome Venue: The Junction, Christchurch, Chorleywood, WD3 5SG. Monday ... Read more...

18Apr 2018

April FOPS Support Group Meeting (Wed 18th April 2018)

Wednesday 18th April 2018

At the FOPS Support Group we all have at least one thing in common - we've all had prostate cancer a... Read more...

30May 2018

May FOPS Support Group Meeting (Wed 30th May 2018)

Wednesday 30th May 2018

At the FOPS Support Group we all have at least one thing in common - we've all had prostate cancer a... Read more...

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Personal Stories

Jim's Story It was quite a shock to be diagnosed with prostate cancer in November 2008. I had been to the Doctors with a waterworks problem as many men do. I got up a lot at night but had had this problem a long time. I had various tests but no improvement on my water works. So at 71 years of age I decided to h... Read more...

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