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What  Guy’s Cancer is the umbrella name for cancer services at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, now located primarily at Guy's Cancer Centre. The centre treats many different cancer types, offering Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, drug biologial target therapies, surgery, transplants, as well as supportive care through Dimbleby Cancer Care and the Gordon Survivorship Centre.

What South East London Buddies provide one to one practical and emotional support for people affected by cancer. Support can be one off or once a week for up to 12 Sessions, and visits may last approximately 1-2 hours per week. A buddy could offer a listening ear over cup of tea help with simple household tasks and sign post you to other local areas. 

Where Volunteers can visit people in their homes or meet in a public place within the South East London area.

What  The Centre provides a wide choice of complementary therapies and counselling, offered to members by professionally qualified therapists in order to give any person affected by cancer an opportunity to explore ways which may help them to cope with their situation.

What    Brain Tumour Support hold a support groupn in your local area of Staffordshire for anyone affected by a brain tumour diagnosis. For more information please click on the link above.

Where   The Carer's Centre, 1 Duke Street, Fenton. Meetings are held normally on the third Monday of the month, at 1.30pm – 3.30pm.  

Dates for 2019:

What   RVBF gives weekly support to anyone diagnosed with breast cancer at anytime in their lives who live within the Ribble Valley. They offer a safe and friendly environment to chat openly with others in a similar situation. RBVF have access to art therapy sessions, complementary therapy and psychotherapy as well as a range of information on all aspects of dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis. Gentle exercise in the form of Tai Chi is also offered for all women affected by cancer.

What  St Gemma's is a Leeds-based charity providing expert care and support for local people with terminal illnesses. St Gemma's offer specialist medical and nursing care to thousands of local people each year and offer invaluable support to their families and friends.St Gemma's offer bereavement support , spiritual care to family and carers, inpatient care, day services, family support , therapy service and home support.

Where St Gemma’s Hospice

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   Warwick Hospital bereavement service offers practical advice and support about what needs to be done after a death, and provides carers with guidance. Carers will need the medical certificate of cause of death completed by a doctor before registering the death. This service provides practical help and information leaflets for bereaved families and friends.

Where   Lakin Road, Warwick.

Available for friends and family

What   ‘Sing with Us’ choirs are for anyone affected by cancer, because we know it can be isolating and stressful. They bring people together, provide a much-needed release, and help them to cope. But as well as being a way for people affected by cancer to find support, friendship and fun, the choirs have a physical benefit too. Tenovus research has shown that our Sing with Us choirs reduce people’s anxiety and depression.

What   There is never a good time to have cancer, but Shine knows that younger adults face different issues than their older or younger counterparts - and that many of these are not dealt with by traditional cancer support charities and services. Please visit the website for a full list of activites and support services available.