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EventConcert of the Year

5th March 2012

A charity entertainment festival held in Chorleywood has been dubbed the "best event in a generation" by organisers. The Friends of Prostate Sufferers (FOPS) held the event in the Chorleywood Memoria[...]

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[...]

About UsOur Support Group

If you have arrived on this page because you are concerned about prostate cancer, then we, as a support group, are here to help you! If any of the below relate to you, then please do feel free to c[...]


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[...]

Upcoming Events

3Apr 2019

FOPS 2019 AGM at the Bedford Arms Chenies 7.30pm

Wednesday 3rd April 2019

The 2019 FOPS AGM at the Bedford Arms, Chenies Read more...

10Apr 2019

April 2019 FOPS Support Group Meeting (Wed 10th April 2019)

Wednesday 10th April 2019

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

5Jun 2019

June 2019 FOPS Support Group Meeting (Wed 5th June 2019)

Wednesday 5th June 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

Roger's Story It was late 2008 when I ventured to my GP mentioning having to get up more frequently at night. So, the first PSA test, which at the age of 60 came back at 4.5. There followed 4 more PSA tests over two years with the last one being 6. With my GP retiring I was allocated a new doctor, who just happen... Read more...
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