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What's new on Cancer Care Map this week


What's new on Cancer Care Map this week


There are now 640 care and support organisations featured on our Cancer Care Map. From Orkney in the North to Cornwall in the South, we are adding new organisations every week that are offering help to families affected by cancer across the UK. Here are just a few of a latest that have been added, offering vital support to people when they need it most.

The Leukaemia Care Helpline is a great resource offering a nationwide helpline for anyone affected by blood cancer. As well as calling them you can also chat to an advisor on WhatsApp with any questions or concerns you may have.

In Barnet, the Cherry Lodge Cancer Care Centre provides information, support groups, complementary therapies and psychological to people affected by cancer including families and carers. The service provides welfare and benefit advice and also offers a befriending service to provide practical and emotional support.

Another fantastic resource for anyone undergoing surgery for breast cancer is an organisation called Nicola Jane that specialises in a range of post-surgery pocketed bras, swimwear, prostheses and clothing; all carefully designed especially for you, whether you have had a full or partial mastectomy, lumpectomy or reconstructive surgery. As well as localised fitting services in some regions, they have a helpline and online shop,

We are adding more and more organisations each week. To find out what's available in your area visit our search page, or if there are organisations you would like us to add to the map, please get in touch with us here.


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30 January 2020   •   KateB

The Cancer Care Map team are always on the lookout for local and national services offering care, support and practical help for people living with cancer across the UK.  Here’s a quick look at just a few of the growing number of services on the map.

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Guest blog: what is Oncology Massage Therapy?

20 January 2020   •   KateB

A guest blog by Susan Findlay, Oncology Massage Therapy course provider.

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