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What St Wilfreds offer patient at home support, inpatient unit , patient and family support. St Wilfreds offer services and treatments to help maximise independence and wellbeing. You might need help managing a physical problem like pain, breathlessness, tiredness or lack of appetite, or with dealing with fears, or family or financial worries. St Wilfreds will address these issues through our physio-led gym, fatigue and breathlessness clinic, and a range of treatments, therapies and advice

What  The Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre  offers a wide range of information about the types of cancer, respective treatments and end of life care. The Centre also provides cancer patients with advice about financial matters, travel insurance, personal care/beauty, exercise and nutrition. Cancer patients and carers are also provided access to support groups, complementary therapy and counselling to help manage the stress and anxiety associated with cancer.

What   Active You is a scheme to help you get and stay active. The team really understand cancer and can create a physical activity programme just for you, as well as giving you ongoing support. A team of specialist physiotherapists and technical trainers in cancer can help design a plan, tailored to your concerns and goals.

What   A Bladder Cancer Support group has been set up at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth. If you have been diagnosed with bladder cancer, you together with your partner, friend, or carer will be welcomed. You will have the opportunity to come and meet other people in the same situation as you to compare notes and share experiences, this group also plan to hold social events throught the year. 

What   The Cancer Information Centre holds a range of up to date information about local cancer support groups including Breast, Lymphoma, Prostate, Bowel and Ovarian, amongst others.The Cancer Information Centre facilitates a range of activity support groups including Craft and Chat, Walk and Talk and a Gardening Group.

What   The Croston House Day Centre aims to support cancer patients, their families and carers through the impact of cancer diagnosis, the effects of the disease and the effects of its treatment. The charity offers a wide range of free services from simple advice and signposting, to complementary therapies and counselling.  All services are offered in a non-clinical environment, so that clients can feel that the house is a ‘home from home’.

Where   The house is located in Garstang, nr Preston.

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  Learning that you have cancer is a difficult time for you and those around you. If you have recently been diagnosed, or are being treated, or are recovering from Oesophageal and Gastric cancer, the group provides a place for mutual support for you, your family and your carer. Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 6:30pm to 8.30pm.  Meetings for 2018 are on: Wednesday 18th July (inaugural meeting), 15th August, 19th September, 17th October, 21st November, 19th December.

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

Where   Northern Tennis Club, 119 Palatine Road, Manchester. Meetings are held normally on the first Monday of the month, at 11.00am – 12.30pm.  

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