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Originally founded in 2000, CHAPS is a registered charity which aims to be an advocate for all Men’s Health issues and for Prostate Cancer in particular.

The Men’s Health Charity

Who We Are:
Founded in 2000, CHAPS is a registered Charity which aims to be an advocate for Men’s Health in general and for Prostate Cancer in particular.

What We Do: 
  • Raise awareness of men’s health issues and provide the essential information men need to know to stay healthy.
  • Run general health screening events in Essex and Suffolk.
  • Run prostate cancer screening events across the UK.
  • Campaign for a national prostate cancer screening service.

Why We Do It:
70,000 UK men die prematurely every year at one-and-a-half times the rate of women from a range of problems, most of which are entirely preventable. One in 5 men die before 65! The case for better provision of resources devoted to improving the health and well-being of men therefore seems indisputable. For instance, there is no organised NHS screening programme for prostate cancer although prostate cancer is the commonest major male cancer in the UK.

We aim to stop this by raising awareness and providing screening services for:
  • Cardiovascular disease and diabetes in the NHS Health Check
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Skin cancer
  • Prostate cancer


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Prostate Diseases and Prostate Cancer

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NHS Health Check

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Health in the Workplace

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Latest News & Events

European Experts Advocate Population-based Screening – April 2020

The European Association of Urology have now published a position paper in the journal Europ…

09 July 2020 | News

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European Association of Urology backs Prostate Cancer Screening

Please find below an article which we hope you may find of interest.

09 April 2020 | News

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NSC Submission

Prostate Cancer (PCa) screening with the simple blood test PSA aims to detect PCa at an earl…

09 February 2020 | News

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Metropolitan Grand Lodge

  • Thursday 04 Mar 2021
  • 10:00-14:00
  • Freemasons Hall (WC2B 5AZ)

Metropolitan Grand Lodge

  • Wednesday 31 Mar 2021
  • 10:00-14:00
  • Freemasons Hall (WC2B 5AZ)


The Who, Why, What, And How Of Prostate Cancer Screening


Key Issues And How To Get Advice


What All Men Need To Know


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The Master Weaver’s House


01206 321253


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