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Read the blog posts below from organisations listed on the site to find out more about them as well as cancer care related articles in the news. If you would like to write a piece for inclusion, please contact us at hello@cancercaremap.org
 
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"5 Minutes with " Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support"

"5 Minutes with Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support" | Your Cancer Services

21 September 2020   •   by David A

With no local cancer care centre near East Devon and West Dorset, Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support Group was set up in August 2018 to offer services to those affected by cancer in the local area. With the impact of COVID-19 this year, they have had to adapt and change what they do. We caught up with them to find out more about the different services they have added for their clients.

What services do you offer people?

We have a team of varied team of therapists and clients can have up to 6 treatments per year, we also have a Beach Hut located in Lyme Regis for use to clients currently set to 3...

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5 Minutes with ABCDiagnosis

"5 Minutes with "ABCDiagnosis" | Your Cancer Services

14 September 2020   •   by David A

There are over 55,000 new breast cancer diagnoses in the UK every year, and due to the quality of screening and treatment it has one of the largest cancer survival rates in the country.

Help and support for those living with breast cancer is an incredibly important part of their journey and organisations like ABCDiagnosis offer the information and support needed for patients to make informed decisions. Launch in 2013 by Jo Taylor, her work and advocacy has had global reach and Jo even offers a free book with useful information and patient stories for those affected by breast cancer. We spoke to Jo to find out more...

What services do you offer people living with cancer?

Abcdiagnosis is an organisation and network offering ongoing peer to peer support for patients...

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Cancer Support Services in Belfast

Cancer Support Services in Belfast | City Spotlight

09 September 2020   •   by David A

Recent research from the Northern Ireland Cancer Research Registry at Queens University Belfast shows that between 2008 and 2017, the number of cancer cases in NI increased by 15% but there had been an increase in survival rates across the country. This is good news for the people of Northern Ireland who are supported by a range of cancer care services across the nation.

For our latest City Spotlight, we’ve taken a look at just a handful of the amazing services in Belfast.

Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the services available may be subject to change or on temporarily suspended. Contact the organisations directly to find out more.

 

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