Friends of Prostate Sufferers - Prostate Cancer Support Group

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About Us

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

Our Aims

The FOPS greatest accomplishment is that, working together, we have helped, and will keep on helping, men affected by Prostate Cancer (also known as 'Tiger Cancer') turn themselves away from their personal precipices and get their lives back together. Learn more...

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Personal Stories

Bob's Story Passing water had became more and more of a strain, hence an appointment for a check up was made. "Your PSA is 18" said the doctor "and I'd like to examine your prostate, so up on the couch please. Hmm - your prostate is rather large, I'd like you to see a specialist." Hence in May 2008, my saviour,... Read more...

Upcoming Events

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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