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Contact us using the online form for more information and see a map of where we meet

 

 

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About the Group

The South Dorset Prostate Cancer Support Group was established in 2010 by Barry Newman in conjunction with Alison Lowndes, Cancer Nurse Specialist at Dorset County Hospital. Since then we have grown and now have more than 40 members.

In August 2014 Barry Newman lost his 15 year battle with this disease and sadly passed away. In his honour and memory the group has been renamed as New-Man Prostate Cancer Support

 

How the Group is run

We are not funded by the NHS, or other organisations.
We are a self help group and rely upon donations and fund-raising for our on-going activities.
We provide information and practical ideas and, but we are unable to give medical advice.
We produce and distribute newsletters to all members on a regular basis.
We are active in promoting prostate cancer awareness in our local communities, and have a programme of providing free PSA tests to men aged 45 and over.

Our Aims

Image 02To provide a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere for men who have prostate cancer (and prostate related conditions) and their families and friends, To enable them to share their experiences and obtain and offer support.
To listen to each other and respond with sensitivity.
To provide free, information, mutual support and fellowship to all.
We do not give medical advice or make recommendations.
To enable those waiting for surgery, and other treatments to meet people who have recovered to help to relieve anxiety.
To provide members and their families, with the latest information on the treatment and care of men with Prostate Cancer.
To make sure that everybody understands and respects confidentiality
To work in co-operation with the health care professionals
To improve prostate cancer awareness of men who live in Weymouth, Dorchester, Bridport, and surrounding areas.