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NewsFOPS review of 2011

31st December 2011

Dear FOPS and Friends of the FOPS,?? 2011 has been a rather eventful year. Due to the kindness of Arthur the owner of the Bedford Arms, whose twin brother passed away in his seventies from prostate c[...]

EventOshwal Health Awareness Day

13th November 2011

The FOPS will be at the Oshwal Centre and will be offering free PSA tests and advice by courtesy of the Fulford Charitable Trust SCREENING FOR THE HEALTH OF YOUR PROSTATE The Friends of Prostate Suf[...]

EventThe PROSTATE ROADSHOW

2nd June 2011

The PROSTATE ROADSHOW organised by the FOPS on 2nd June at Chorleywood Memorial Hall was a RESOUNDING SUCCESS IF you came along - THANK YOU - We hope you found it worthwhile and we also hope to repea[...]

NewsOne Year On

31st December 2010

The Founding Fathers As 2010 came to a close it seemed appropriate to review our achievements and to focus on how we can best advance our aims of support and awareness in 2011. Firstly we should b[...]

NewsThe Riskman Trial - Improving the performance of prostate cancer screening in the UK

19th December 2010

Summary The proposed “Riskman” randomised controlled trial will evaluate a significantly improved approach to prostate cancer screening focussing on how we screen and who we screen. If su[...]

EventThe Great Drag Race

29th August 2010

Montamba Productions Ltd had contacted the FOPS some time ago to participate in making a documentary tracking the battle and recovery of Prostate sufferers. They decided the FOPS guys were too advance[...]

Personal StoryJim'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 [...]

Personal StoryDerek's Story

Feb 2010 I am married, retired and spend part of the year in Cyprus. While I was there I went for a routine “Well Man” check up in April 2006 aged 60. All was well except my PSA (whatever[...]

Personal StoryUplifting Stories

On the 21st and 23rd of December Dennis, a local popular garage owner, was told at Watford General hospital he had a PSA of 112 and then on retest 119. This blew his mind and in his words gave him 'hi[...]

Upcoming Events

20Feb 2019

February 2019 FOPS Support Group Meeting (Wed 20th Feb 2019)

Wednesday 20th February 2019

From 7.30pm to 9.00pm at The Junction, Christ Church, Chorleywood At the FOPS Support Group we all ... Read more...

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Personal Stories

Larry's Story Related by Bob Larry was working on re-roofing Achloa in Highland Perthshire. We got talking and he asked me what I was doing. ?"Working for a charity now I'm retired" I said.? "Having been diagnosed with aggressive prostate cancer about two years ago, I would be in a terminal care unit now, if I h... Read more...
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