What The Cancer Services Team at the Douglas Macmillan Oncology Unit provides treatment for patients through surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Working together with St Margaret’s Hospice, they also provide palliative care services. The service have a team of co-ordinators who track patients with suspected cancer from their referral by GP to first treatment to ensure that all tests and appointments are undertaken quickly.
What The York Prostate Support Group is a vital network of people who can offer help and support, information, guidance and above that friendship and understanding for people affected by prostate cancer. This patient led support group will enable you to get together and share experiences in a positive way.
What The Macmillan Information and Support Centre offers free and confidential information and support in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Whether you have questions about prevention, have just been diagnosed or are living with and beyond cancer the service is there to help. Services include: counselling, benefits advice, self-help and support, practical support and courses and workshops.
What Cambridge Cancer Help Centres offers emotional, practical and social support to all those affected by cancer including family, friends and carers, including bereavement support, carer support, courses for managing stress, help for families and carers, gardening groups, support for young people, and fitness classes. For a full list of support groups and workshops, please visit the website to see what is available at Maggie's Oxford Centre.
What Paul's is a cancer support centre that offers counselling, support groups, self-management, courses including mindfulness, wellbeing activities such as yoga and qigong and complementary therapies. The services on offer can help to reduce levels of stress, create a sense of well-being, and provide opportunities to meet others in a similar situation.
What York Against Cancer is a small, independent, local charity, providing practical help and support for patients and their families living with Cancer in York and North Yorkshire. The Cancer Care Centre at York provides free complementary treatments and a free minibus service for York cancer patients to St James Hospital in Leeds for their radiotherapy treatments, and helps around 200 cancer patients and their families each year by offering a free short break in their Whitby and Filey respite homes.
What St Luke's Hospice provide specialist palliative care to people in Sheffield who have advanced and progressive illnesses for which there are no cures.
What The Arden Cancer Research Centre at University Hospital Coventry provides assessment, treatment, follow-up and supportive care for patients with cancer and a number of non-malignant conditions. The Centre also provides oncology input to local cancer units and specialist care for the region through radiotherapy treatment and an oncology service.
Where Arden Cancer Research Centre, University Hospital Coventry.
What The aim of the Manchester prostate support group is to provide a safe and confidential environment, for men and their partners or supporters to discuss their concerns or experiences with other gay and bisexual men dealing with prostate cancer. Trans women affected by prostate cancer are also welcome. As some people ay not be able to travel to Manchester to attend meetings, attendees are welcome totake part usig Skype. (username/owprostateca)
What The aim of the Cwmbran Chronic Blood Cancer Support Group is to provide support and a place to meet others going through the same journey for anyone affected by a chronic blood cancer. For information on meeting dates please contact the group.
Who Anyone affected by a chronic blood cancer