South Lakes Prostate Support.

04 March 2024

Public posts from @tbpcsg@vivaldi.net South Lakes Prostate Support.
  • 25 February 2024

    They say March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers, or perhaps it was just my Granny who said that.

    It will also bring St Patricks day, (mind the snakes) and Easter. A busy month.
    However amongst other things, March also brings our Kendal meeting on Friday the 1st of March, which also happens to be the first Friday in March. For those who dont know, We meet in the CancerCare Building on Blackhall Road, Kendal from 10am until Noon, A chat, A brew and a biscuit or two.
    All welcome, doesnt matter where you live.

    On the 12th of March, We have our meeting at

    ...
  • 07 February 2024

    Bentham Town Hall on Thursday the 8th of Feb, 7:30 til 8:30pm.
    A 'drop in' for those who find it easier to get to. All welcome.

    A chat and a brew, with a biscuit or two.
    Please tell yer mates and share.
    We talk about Prostate Cancer and find it can help to listen to others or air your concerns.
    tbpcsg.org

    Bentham, North Yorkshire UK.

  • 28 January 2024

    February should warm up a bit, just hang onto your hat !

    Friday the 2nd of February in Kendal we have our Drop in from 10am until Noon, A chat, a Brew and a Biscuit or two.

    CancerCare Bulding on Blackhall Road, Kendal LA9 4BT Right across from the Multi Story Car Park.

    Thursday the 8th of February in Bentham, We are having a drop in for a chat in Bentham Town Hall. Station Road, High Bentham. From 7:30pm until 8:30pm

    Tuesday the 13th of February at CancerCare, Slynedales, Lancaster LA2 6ST.

    The Speaker for February the 13th, is Ossama Ibrahim,...

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Our group was formed by prostate cancer sufferers not medical professionals in response to the need for support by patients, wives, partners and friends.  That was in 2003 and we have given that support in many forms ever since.

We’re all very shocked when we get the initial diagnosis but meeting members of our group will help you to realise that we all have a positive outlook and lead a full life.  In addition, you will find in our group, members in various stages and varieties of treatment who are prepared to share their experiences.  Many joining us find it helpful to hear these experiences (in private if necessary) to ease their concerns about their own treatment plans.

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We hold regular meetings in Lancaster and Kendal to keep members informed about prostate cancer, its treatment, research projects and related matters with speakers who are highly experienced and knowledgeable medical professionals.  We also have speakers on topics of general interest.  You will have the chance to speak to all of these presenters

Come along to our meetings to find out more for yourself and feel free to bring your wife, partner or friend.  You’re all welcome, but until you join us, read more of our website for a variety of useful information about us, prostate cancer and related matters as well as associated organisations.


We are one group but meet in two venues, So you will see references to the SOUTH LAKES group,
That is our Kendal meeting, It tends to run as a drop in, You are welcome to walk in to either location,
Doesnt matter if you live in Morecambe or Ambleside. Actually, we really dont care where you are from, Just walk in and say Hi. .
 

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Video Clips from Prostate Cancer UK.

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Our meeting locations.

Our meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month from 6 til 8pm.  

In CancerCare.               SlynedalesLocation
Slyndales
Slyne Road
Lancaster
LA2 6ST

Phone: 01524 381820

     

 

 

 

 

   Our KENDAL, or South Lakes group meet on the first Friday of the month at CancerCare,  Blackhall Road, Kendal LA9 4BT  from 10am until Noon.

CancerCareKendal

 

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