Welcome to Norfolk & Waveney Prostate Cancer Support Group

The group was set-up:-

To improve AWARENESS of prostate cancer among men at risk.

To provide the essential INFORMATION on all aspects of the disease and its effects, and to help in improving diagnostic/treatment procedures within the Norfolk & Waveney areas

To give an opportunity for both patients and carers to SUPPORT each other, so meeting a need, not always fully provided by the medical profession and other agencies.

The Group is run, entirely by volunteers and is totally self-financing, relying on public donations and its own fundraising activities. We offer, at a local level, the opportunity to receive support and meet others who are affected by prostate cancer. In this way we aim to provide a service to complement any medical treatment which you might have to receive.

We hold four OPEN MEETINGS each year, which are held regularly, on a Monday at the Benjamin Gooch Theatre, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, (7.00pm till 9.00pm), with attendance, car parking and refreshments being free. These meetings, usually with a speaker, offer an opportunity to meet others with prostate cancer and to find out how we might help you.

Four-times-a-year ‘Meet & Chat’ events, are held at the Big C Centre, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, (7.00pm till 9.00pm). We also have similar events, three-times-a-year, at the Louise Hamilton Centre, James Paget Hospital, Gorleston, which are on a Saturday (11.45am -1.15pm)

At these events, held in a relaxed, friendly environment, prostate patients, family members and friends can meet and chat with fellow patients and share their feelings and the treatments they have undergone, on their mutual cancer journey.

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