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"5 Minutes with Macmillan Integrated Cancer Care Team" | Your Cancer Services

01 July 2020   •   by David A

In light of the strange times of COVID-19, many organisations are continuing to evolve in order to offer the best care and support to those living with cancer. The Macmillan Integrated Cancer Care Team in Guildford now have a range of virtual offerings to all patients with cancer being treated at the Royal Surrey County Hospital. They currently hold a weekly virtual coffee morning that allows anyone affected by cancer in the Guildford area to meet others in similar situations, as well as "Healthy on Hormones," a new group session being offered to gentlemen on hormone treatment for Prostate Cancer. We caught up with Nicola Porter, a Macmillan Dietitian, to find out more...

Tell us a little about MICCT...

The MICCT was established in 2019 to offer services to those living with and beyond cancer in the Guildford & Waverley area. With the unprecedented times of Coronavirus this...

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Support for Carers | Help and Support

12 June 2020   •   by David A

With an estimated 1.1 million carers in the UK supporting people living with cancer, we know that finding the right help and support can make an incredible difference to both the lives of patients and their carers. You'll find hundreds of services on our Cancer Care Map that do just that, but to mark Carer's Week, we'd like to highlight just a few of the organisations that offer help, guidance and respite with carers in mind.

Carers Lewisham

In the heart of Lewisham in London, this organisation provides a range of services including advice, information and emotional support as well as opportunities to...

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Cancer: A Carer's Perspective

05 June 2020   •   by David A

Caring for a loved one who has been diagnosed with cancer is something that many people across the UK take on on a daily basis. Whilst it's done so willingly, the role of carer can come with its own struggles as well as rewards. Ahead of Carer's Week 2020, We spoke to Angela, a Citizen Ambassador for Cancer at Healthwatch Surrey, who became a carer for her husband in 2010, when he was diagnosed with renal cancer.

"I didn’t consider myself his carer initially as he didn’t need any caring! His first words to me after the diagnosis were, “You don’t need this”.

Of course, I reassured him we were in this, whatever that may be, together… But how was I to know...

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