The following local organisations offer various support services to patients and their families and carers.
Formerly Coping with Cancer, Sue Young Cancer Support offers practical and emotional support for anyone affected by cancer.
Support for anyone who is affected by the death (or anticipated death) of a child, and for any child or young person, up to the age of 25, who is affected by the death (or anticipated death) of a significant adult.
Based in the Osborne Building at Leicester Royal Infirmary, this is a drop-in service so there is no need for you to make an appointment. You can also contact the information centre by post, phone or email.
A group for those that have been recently diagnosed or have had the condition for some time. Although lymphoedema cannot be cured, there are treatments available to greatly improve the condition and do's and don'ts to help manage it.
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Aims to improve the lives of people affected by cancer and provides useful information about cancer.
Aims to ensure everybody living with MND receives the best care and has the highest quality of life
Provides free nursing care to cancer patients and those with other terminal illnesses in their own homes.
Support for children whose parents have cancer.
Offers practical support and guidance to bereaved children, their families and professionals.
Supports families and educates professionals when a child is facing bereavement. Provides confidential support, information and guidance.
Support and help for bereaved children and their families.
Information on different types of cancer and living with cancer from Cancer Research UK.