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PCaSO (Prostate Cancer Support Organisation – Dorset Branch)

PCaSO (Prostate Cancer Support Organisation – Dorset Branch)

Practical help and support groups

We meet on alternate months (Jan, March May etc.) on the last Wednesday of that month at 7 for 7.30 pm at St Marks Church Hall, Talbot Woods, Bournemouth, BH10 4HY. We always have a guest speaker who will present a topic associated with prostate cancer (examples are: Lifestyle, treatments, side effects and their management, new avenues of research). At each session there is an opportunity to ask questions which may arise. There is also an opportunity to exchange experiences and to find out further information on a whole range of topics from other members and from up-to-date literature. PCaSO Prostate Cancer Network is a patient-led Support organisation with Branches covering Dorset, Hampshire and Sussex, whose aims are to improve the diagnosis, treatment, care and support to those affected by prostate cancer.

Cancer type(s):

Prostate cancer

Services offered: Comprehensive and up-to-date information on all aspects of prostate cancer. We provide a local helpline for anyone requiring information on 01202 580436. PCaSO Dorset has now established Free PSA testing events throughout the county and to date, has tested over 2,000 men. All events are advertised in the local press and magazines.

We offer:

  • Befriending
  • Cancer information materials
  • Complementary therapies
  • Counselling
  • Dietary therapy
  • Financial support
  • Home visiting
  • Hospital visiting
  • Information
  • Internet use available
  • Professional counselling
  • Provision for deaf/hard of hearing
  • Telephone helpline

Catchment area:

We cover the whole of Dorset and hold regular free PSA testing events at church halls, golf clubs, village halls, social clubs, masonic halls and sport centres.

  • Opening times:

    Please contact group for further details

Interested in joining us?

Just come along to our next meeting, or get in touch with us on the details below.

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