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Every year North Oxford Golf Club hold a charitable event day involving golf, a good meal and a lot of fun.  The organiser Paul Baker deserves tremendous thanks from OPCSG for his efforts this year: with a mixture of humour and good-...

October 2017

Many thanks to the customers of Waitrose in Witney.  Every month the Waitrose Community Matters scheme gives away £1000 to local causes, with the amount depending on the number of tokens customers cast for each organisation.  On 11...

October 2017

Oxfordshire Prostate Cancer Support Group

Newsletter October 2017

October 2017

Prof. Simon Leedham,  Director, Centre for Personalised Medicine, Cancer Research UK, Clinical Scientist, and Dr.

September 2017

The next group meeting is scheduled for Monday 11 September, 6.30 for 7.00 p.m.

August 2017

Thirsty?  The King’s Arms pub in The Moors, Kidlington, is having a beer and cider festival this weekend.  They are using the occasion to spread awareness of prostate cancer, distributing information materials from OPCSG.  Why not drop...

August 2017

Oxfordshire Prostate Cancer Support Group

Newsletter August 2017

August 2017

Prostate Cancer UK has initiated a series of Facebook live discussions.  The first was on Advanced Prostate Cancer.  They have sent us the following message:

August 2017

Shopping in Witney? At Waitrose? In August? If so you can cast a token in support of OPCSG, which is one of three nominated charities to benefit from the votes of shoppers this month.

August 2017

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, supported by UCare, has produced a new 10-minute video guide to the nature and procedures of radiotherapy treatment.  It will be helpful to any man preparing for the treatment.  It can...

July 2017

Over the last weekend in June OPCSG was involved in two memorable events.  On Sunday around 100 people enjoyed the annual cruise in a Salters steamer on the Thames from Wallingford.

July 2017

At a meeting of Witney Rotary Club on Monday 26 June the outgoing President Steve Holborough handed over a most generous cheque for £2608 to OPCSG Chairman John Grundy.  This represented the tremendous fundraising effort that Steve had...

July 2017

Oxfordshire Prostate Cancer Support Group

Newsletter June 2017

June 2017

Human Story Theatre's next production in 2018 will be about prostate cancer, and OPCSG will be involved.

June 2017

The next group meeting is scheduled for Monday 12 June, 6.30 for 7.00 p.m.

June 2017

Oxfordshire Prostate Cancer Support Group

Newsletter May 2017

May 2017

OPCSG continues to benefit from the activities of Witney Rotary Club and its associates.  On top of the recent Race Night (over £1000 raised), Rotary held a coffee morning which raised £232.  The Lord Kitchener pub in Curbridge (through...

May 2017

This year’s cruise is scheduled for Sunday 25 June, departing from Wallingford Bridge at 2.30 for three hours.  As always, the cruise will feature a jazz band and cream teas.  The cruise has already been very well...

May 2017

Tackle, the umbrella group National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Groups to which OPCSG is affiliated, held a symposium in March which included presentations on developments in PCa diagnosis and treatment, bone marrow health,...

April 2017

I have recently had the privilege of meeting a remarkable cancer survivor who is using his professional skills to benefit Cancer Research UK.

April 2017