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Helplines & Cancer Care | Help and Support

05 May 2020   •   by David A

Picking up the phone and speaking to our friends and family has become more frequent since government restrictions, but did you know that there is a range of cancer services offering advice and support over the phone.

Recent doctor reports have said that there’s been a drop of more than 70% in cancer related referrals and appointments. With that in mind, we’ve highlighted some of the great services offering telephone helplines to help answer your needs and questions. If you’re looking for something in particular, take a look at the full list of telephone helplines on our map.

Brain Tumour Support

The team at Brain Tumour Support is dedicated to providing support for anyone affected by a brain tumour – whether it be patients or the friends, family...

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Mobile Apps & Cancer Care | Help and Support

29 April 2020   •   by David A

As we all follow government advice and stay at home, it means that those living with cancer are unable to access their usual support network as meeting groups are cancelled and appointments postponed.

Fortunately, as technology continues to be our go-to source for information and aid during this unexpected time, we’ve put together a list of mobile phones apps to highlight the types of support available in the palm of your hand.

Whether you’re looking for specific cancer information or you’re having difficulty sleeping, there’s a range of wellbeing support for anyone with a smart phone.



From the team at Breast Cancer Now, Becca is their breast cancer support app described as your pocket guide to moving forward...

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Introducing WeGotYou | A Community Volunteer Network During COVID-19

27 April 2020   •   by David A

WeGotYou is the brainchild of Citizen Sector - a UK non-profit - and Tectonica, a digital development company, who have come together to deliver a free website and app that lets people give and get help from their local community in order to stay at home safely during the COVID-19 crisis. They've brought together their skills and understanding of community organising and digital tools to help address some of the challenges created by this pandemic.

Called WeGotYou, the app and website hope to supplement and assist the incredible work already going on at a local level, including through mutual aid groups, to get help to those isolating and help volunteering activities scale through the use of...

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