Finding the right words when someone is seriously ill can be tricky. Sometimes a "Get well soon" card is not appropriate or does it convey an understanding on how an individual may be feeling. Noting a gap in the market, Emily McDowell created her empathy cards in response to the loneliness... Read More
The diagnosis is just the start. Treatment such as surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and medication all take a toll on an individual and their families. Based on the principle nobody should have to face breast cancer alone, The Haven offers professional nurses, therapists, counsellors and advisers to listen to individual concerns regarding... Read More
Macmillan Cancer Support prides itself on providing support from the moment someone is diagnosed, through to treatment and beyond. A cancer diagnosis can affect everything in your life: emotionally, mentally physically and financially. Macmillan Cancer Support aim is to provide support and guidance from experts in all areas of life... Read More
Travelling to and from treatment appointments can be stressful, time consuming and costly. In 2007 Hope for Tomorrow launched the world’s first Mobile Chemotherapy Unit in a unique partnership with the NHS. Owned and maintained by the Charity, and operated by highly trained NHS staff, these well-equipped Units allows cancer... Read More
Something To Look Forward To is a website for people diagnosed with cancer and their families to access a variety of gifts which have been donated by individuals and companies. Based on the principle that everyone deserves something to look forward to, donations range from meals out, hotel stays, tickets... Read More
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