What The Breast Cancer Art Project’s mission is to provide a platform for those affected by breast cancer to express their experiences of cancer through art. The act of creating is in itself therapeutic, and provides a place for those affected by breast cancer to share their artwork so that they feel heard, understood and part of a community. It can also help family and friends of those with cancer to understand some of what their loved ones have gone through, and help medical professionals to better understand their patient
What After Breast Cancer Diagnosis is a website to help breast cancer patients make informed choices with information and up to date news on treatments, breast surgeries, consultants, hospitals and useful links. With up-to-date news and information in one place about new and up and coming breast cancer news from various sources in the UK and around the world it gives a comprehensive tool to help patients make the right choice after a breast cancer diagnosis.
What Brain Tumour Support is dedicated to the support of patients, carers, friends and families at any stage following a brain tumour diagnosis. The charity offer an individualised support service which provides specialist information, practical guidance, emotional support, help coping with bereavement and more. As well as support groups they also offer home visits, one-to-one support and a specialist professional counselling service.
What Womb Cancer Support UK (WCSUK) is a national online womb cancer support and awareness not for profit organisation. WCSUK have a good social media presence and offer support to women who have been diagnosed via their website and Facebook page. WCSUK also use social media to raise much needed awareness of the most common gynaecological cancer and the 4th most common cancer in women in UK. Whether you are newly diagnosed, currently undergoing treatment or are in remission, please feel free to join them on their Facebook page.
What Action Radiotherapy's website provide patients with up-to-date information and resources to guide them through their radiotherapy journey. The website provide videos explaining radiotherapy, real life patient stories, information about types of radiotherapy, side effects, DIBH, SABR and lots more. As well as working to improve radiotherapy access for cancer patients, Action Radiotherapy also supports professionals. Action Radiotherapy provides a range of services, information, forums and resources for professionals.
What Cancer United is a support charity for local people whose lives have been affected by a cancer diagnosis, including family, friends and carers. The charity promote active cancer recovery through safe and effective cancer exercise and have many different fitness classes tailored to your needs, as well as their Outsing Cancer weekly choir group. You can access support services through the group, including complementary therapies, special fitness classes social outings and events.
What Grace Kelly Lady Bird Trust is an organisation that promotes and protects good health among children, by raising awareness of childhood cancer the Trust helps to educate on the early signs and symptoms of childhood cancer, promoting earlier diagnosis. GKLT run an international online support group for families that are affected by childhood cancer that can give needed emotional support. GKLT can also provide grants to the families affected for help towards funeral costs at the worst time of their lives.
What Talking Therapies Southwark offer services if you are experiencing stress, low mood, depression or anxiety, or would like to know more about self help or talking therapies. The services offered consultation and advice, courses and workshops and groups, guided self help, individual counselling and psychological therapy
Where Services are based in Southwark , South London.
What You could be eligible for the Be Active scheme if you are a resident of Lewisham Council. If you're over 60, a student or receiving benefits, allowances or other forms of support, you are probably eligible for generous discounts on a whole range of activities, exercise classes and leisure opportunities all over the borough. To join the scheme you will need to register at a leisure centre and choose either casual or unlimited membership. and aged over 16 and you also meet at least one of the following criteria:
What Shine is a cancer support charity for people with cancer in their 20's, 30's and 40's. If you're the partner, family member or close friend of a young adult with cancer you're welcome to join the private Facebook group for Plus Ones. If you live in or near London you can join the Plus One Network. This is Run by Geoff and Salma, both of whom are supporting their partners, Shine Plus Ones meet up regularly in London.