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Macmillan Cancer Support

Scottish Borders Macmillan Welfare Benefits Partnership

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The Scottish Borders Benefit Advice Service assists with social security benefits, tax credits, appeals, grants, council services, and transport concessions. It operates in the Scottish Borders.

Anthony Nolan

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Anthony Nolan connects stem cell donors with patients with blood cancer and disorders, funds research, and provides post-transplant care to save lives.

Pinc & Steel Cancer Rehabilitation Foundation UK & Ireland

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The PINC & STEEL Cancer Rehabilitation Foundation UK & Ireland is a registered charity aiming to make cancer rehabilitation services accessible to people affected by any type of cancer. Funds are raised by volunteers to support local people needing rehab services. It is run by volunteers and supported by certified physiotherapists throughout the UK and Ireland.

Nordoff and Robbins

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We use music to enrich people’s lives.

Make 2nds Count

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Make 2nds Count is a UK charity for patients with secondary (metastatic, stage 4) breast cancer. They offer support services, including peer-to-peer support groups, clinical trial advocacy, and wellbeing resources. They also provide free Little Lift boxes with products to help alleviate side effects of treatment.

Blood Cancer UK

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Blood Cancer UK supports those affected by any type of blood cancer, whether it’s leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, MDS or MPN, offering information and advice to those who have just been diagnosed, as well as their family and friends. We also provide a support service and an online community forum for those who want to connect with others going through similar experiences.

Bowel Cancer UK

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Bowel Cancer UK offers information, support and resources about bowel cancer, including symptoms, risk factors, treatment, and living with and beyond the disease. We have publications, online forums and support groups, an Ask the Nurse service, and events across the UK. We also provide support for emotional wellbeing and coping with grief.

Breast Cancer Now

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Breast Cancer Now is a research and support charity providing information, specialist nurses, and support services to those affected by breast cancer. The charity offers a helpline and various free services for those seeking support.

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

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Cancer Focus Northern Ireland offers one-to-one and group support services for patients, families, and carers affected by cancer, including counselling, art therapy, and a bra-fitting service.

Cahonas Scotland

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Cahonas Scotland aims to raise awareness of testicular cancer, emphasizing education and self-checks. Regular checks are vital for early detection and effective treatment. The group promotes open discussion and offers information at events and educational institutions.

Orchid fighting male cancer

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Orchid supports healthcare professionals to improve care and services through training, expert advice, information, networking, awareness campaigns, and downloadable resources. They also offer useful links for prostate, testicular, and penile cancer.

Thistle Foundation - Support for Veterans

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We offer wellbeing support to current and ex-service men and women.

CoppaFeel

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Our mission is to encourage regular breast and pecs self-checks, educate people on the signs of breast cancer, and empower them to seek medical advice if symptoms persist.

Edinburgh & Lothian Prostate Cancer Support Group

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This self-help group supports men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer in Edinburgh and the Lothians. They offer regular meetings, events, and forums to share experiences and provide support. They also engage in initiatives and projects, including raising awareness and providing resources.

Highland Breast Care Association

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The group partners with Raigmore Hospital to provide support and advice to those affected by breast cancer. We hold meetings and an exercise class for those with or at risk from lymphoedema.

Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust

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Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust provides support to those affected by cervical cancer through trustworthy information, online and face-to-face support, helpline, support events, and individual support. They also campaign for change and aim to reduce the impact of cervical cancer.

Kidney Cancer UK

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Kidney Cancer Scotland aims to reduce harm by increasing awareness, providing information, and supporting research. We offer free counselling and careline services to Scottish patients and are based in Glasgow.

Action Kidney Cancer

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Kidney Cancer UK is a charity managed by cancer patients, providing support and information for kidney cancer patients, carers, and their families. We offer a community forum and help sheets. Membership is restricted to UK residents. The resources are patient-generated and not edited by healthcare professionals.

Let's Talk About Mouth Cancer

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The Mouth Cancer Awareness Campaign aims to improve the prognosis of patients with mouth cancer through early detection. They raise awareness of the signs, symptoms, and risk factors, promote self-examination, and provide training events for healthcare professionals. We also counsel on responsible drinking, smoking cessation, and a healthy lifestyle.