Useful Links

There are numerous sites on the Internet with a wide variety of information on Prostate Cancer. Here are a few of the best.

The National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Groups
e-mail address:-

The Federation’s Newsletter “Prostate Matters” can be downloaded direct from the Federation’s website.

Click on the following link to be taken straight to the download page.
National Helpline number 0800 035 5302.

Prostate Cancer UK


Helpline:0800 074 8383

Opening hours 10am-4pm Monday to Friday and 7pm-9pm Wednesday.
They also have a textphone service which operates on a different number 18001 0800 074 8383 , Monday – Friday 10am-4pm.
Tel: 020 8222 7622 – Fax: 020 8222 7639

Address: Prostate Cancer UK, Cambridge House, 100 Cambridge Grove, London, W6 0LE
Prostate Cancer UK produces an excellent set of leaflets. Ask them to send you their ‘Tool Kit’, which includes them.

The Big C Appeal

Norfolk & Waveney’s independent local cancer charity, funding research, treatment, equipment, care and support.
10a Castle Meadow, Norwich, NR1 3DE

Telephone: 01603 619900; Fax: 01603 619800


MacMillan Support

Talking to someone with cancer

The Sexual Advice Association


Helpline: 020 7486 7262 (old n. 0870 774 3571)

Orchid – Fighting Male Cancer

Tel: 0207 601 7167

Address: St Bart’s Hospital, London, EC1A 7BE

Produces a range of leaflets and factsheets free of charge to patients.

Cancer Research UK

The CancerHelp UK Team
Expert, easy to understand information about cancer and cancer care.
Tel: 020 7121 6699

Tenovus Cancer Information Centre

Tel:0808 808 1010

Kidderminster & District Prostate Cancer Support Group

Address: P.O. Box 3854 , Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 5WP

East Suffolk Prostate Cancer Support Group


Asbestos and Prostate Cancer

Doctors have found a higher level of incidence of prostate cancer among people who tested positive for the presence of asbestos. There has not yet been conclusive proof that asbestos directly causes prostate cancer, but we can’t ignore the possibility that it does increase the probability of developing it.