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FACE-TO-FACE MEETINGS CANCELLED due to Covid-19 outbreak. We now offer on-line meetings and buddying. Contact us to find out more >>>

Prostate Cancer UK has an on-line group discussion to provide support for men on active survellance. Find out more >>>

Prostate Cancer UK has advice for men with prostate cancer that are at higher risk as a result of the Coronavirus. Find out more >>>

Where can I get more information about prostate cancer and how it can affect men who have sex with men differently?

Support groups and communities

There are a small number of groups in the UK that specifically cater for LGBT people with prostate cancer, and their partners and carers, including:

Out with prostate cancer in the Manchester area

Dorset walnut group

Eastbourne walnut group

The prostate cancer charities have specific information and forums for LGBT people:

Macmillan's LGBT Lounge

Prostate Cancer UK's on-line forums for gay and bisexual men and for Trans women

Contribute to Prostate Cancer UK's on-line community

Read the blog by one of our group members

Read a guest post on the Macmillan website by an older gay man with cancer.

Contact us


Other related charities and support groups

Staffordshire Cancer LGBT - Macmillan Cancer Support working in partnership with Disability Solutions talking about cancer with LGBT communities to address health inequalities in Staffordshire

Orchid charity - charity for a range of male cancers

Carers UK - support group for carers

Pelvic radiation disease association - association for those affected by the late effects of radiation therapy


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Simon Faulkner

07947 826 853


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DISCLAIMER: LGBT Walnut a non-profit support network, that aims to share our experiences of prostate cancer with members of the LGBT community. The information on this website is for information only, and we do not offer medical advice. If you have any medical or health questions you should contact your own GP or other healthcare professional.

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