What Penny Brohn UK provides physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual support to help anyone affected by cancer. They offer courses, groups and individual sessions of counselling and have a range of complementary therapies and courses that can help you in areas such as diet, exercise, relationships and managing stress.
What It’s On The Ball is a registered charity which aims to raise awareness of testicular cancer, and provides support to patients and their family. The charity is run by testicular cancer survivors and relatives, with assistance from members of the Oncology department at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital.
What Hearing that you have or may have prostate cancer can be a devastating experience. Our aims are to help those with or affected by prostate cancer, by providing information and the opportunity to talk to others similarly affected, in total confidence. We are a friendly, informal group who meet to discuss a variety of issues and access information from healthcare professionals on different treatment options. Speakers on various topics are regularly invited.
What St Margaret's Hospice Care provides end of life care to those with life-limiting illnesses such as cancer. Through their medical and nursing staff and specialist support services, they provide physical, emotional and spiritual care to patients and their loved ones. They also offer a wide range of complementary therapies, such as aromatherapy, massage, reflexology and diversional therapy for patients.
What Cancer Care Centre at York Hospital offers psychological and emotional support for patients and families. There is an information service, access to complementary therapies, benefit and welfare advice and hair loss support. The centre can also advise about local support groups designed to help patient and family members cope with initial diagnosis, during treatment and after; as well as hosting ‘Look Good…Feel Better’ skincare and make-up workshops to help combat the visible side-effects of cancer treatment.
What The Ovarian Cancer Support Group is a support group for women who have undergone or who are receiving treatment for ovarian cancer. The aim of the group is to help and connect those affected by ovarian cancer, allow members to talk and share experiences, offer emotional support, and provide information. There is also tea and cake.
Where The group meets monthly at Cambridge Cancer Help Centre on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 2pm to 3.30pm.
What Make-A-Wish is an organisation that achieves the dreams of children with cancer and other life-limiting conditions in order to brighten their lives. For more information, please visit the website.
Where Station Road, Reading.
Who All children with cancer aged 3 to 17 years old are eligible for Make-A-Wish's wishes.
What Cancer Aid Merthyr Tydfil provides practical and emotional support for cancer patients, and their families, during and after diagnosis. Patients can drop in, access information, have a cup of tea, and register to access all the services on offer. Some of the servies they offer are massage therapy, acupuncture, bra fitting for breast cancer patients, and Family or couples therapy. They also provide a door to door voluntary transport service for cancer patients living in Merthyr Tydfil. Visit their website for more information and services.
What Bow Belles Wig Specialists is a recognised, award winning hair and wig salon that is dedicated to helping you deal with hair loss. They specialise in providing a complete hair enhancement and wig service to rectify all forms of hair loss caused by chemotherapy, Alopecia and thinning hair. The service work with both men and women, alongside children in a private, discreet premises, and have a wide stock range, with access to 4,000 wig styles and colours to choose from and also supply turbans, products and accessories.
What The Myton Hospices in Rugby, Coventry, and Warwick provide end of life care to those with life-limiting illnesses such as cancer. Their services include an inpatient unit, day hospice, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, counselling, children and teen services, complementary therapies, spiritual care, clinical psychology, and hairdressing. They also provide a variety of services for carers/families; for a full list please visit their website.
Where Myton Lane, Warwick.