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Pinc & Steel Cancer Rehabilitation Foundation UK & Ireland

Charity

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.

Support for following cancer types: Any

North Highland Cancer Information and Support Centre

Charity

The North Highland Cancer Information & Support Centre in Thurso provides emotional support, information on treatments and services, and an extensive library on all types of cancer. Volunteers with personal experience of cancer offer confidential support, and a therapy room offers relaxation treatments.

Support for following cancer types: Any

The Haven

Charity

The Haven offers free support to individuals and families coping with life-limiting illnesses like cancer and Parkinson's disease. Their services are tailored to meet individual needs and are provided by a team of specialist nurses, therapists, and volunteers.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Throat Cancer Foundation

Charity

The Throat Cancer Foundation offers support and information to those affected by throat cancer. They provide expert advice, patient journeys, medical terminology, nutrition guidance, and further resources for coping. They also have a Buddy System.

Support for following cancer types: Pharynx, Oesophageal, Oral and oropharyngeal, Thyroid, Larynx

Richmond's Hope

Charity

Richmond's Hope supports bereaved children and young people aged 4-18 through individual programmes of care provided by a team of bereavement workers. They also offer training to raise awareness of young people's grief and how it affects their lives. Contact them through their Edinburgh or Glasgow locations.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Love Po

Charity

Love Po offers gifts and experiences to cancer patients during treatment or within the first year post-treatment. Apply on their website, with specific criteria and timeframes for each.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Little Lifts

Charity

Support breast cancer patients with free Little Lifts Boxes during chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Thoughtfully curated gifts to lift spirits and ease discomfort.

Support for following cancer types: Breast

Tayside Cancer Support

Charity

TCCL offers support to families in Tayside and North Fife regions who have a child under 21 receiving treatment for cancer or leukemia. They provide one-to-one befriending, support groups, and mindfulness courses with trained volunteers who prioritise confidentiality and professionalism.

Support for following cancer types: Any

The Cancer App

Charity

Help at Hand

Support for following cancer types: Any

Tayside Children with Cancer & Leukaemia (TCCL)

Charity

TCCL aims to support any family in the Tayside or North Fife regions, who have a child under the age of 21, receiving treatment for cancer or leukaemia.

Support for following cancer types: Leukaemia

Hope House Ireland

Charity

Hope House Ireland provides free accommodation to cancer patients and their carers at any time during or on completion of their treatment, for a short time of quiet rest and recuperation.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Penile Cancer Support Group Scotland (Orchid)

Charity

Orchid aims to raise awareness of penile cancer in Scotland, where there are 83 cases per year in a population of 5.2 million, and to provide better support to those affected. They are working with medical experts and key Scottish organizations to organize support groups and training sessions for health professionals. Orchid is also contributing to patient treatment and support through patient advocate organizations with eUROGEN and the European Association of Urology. There is an online penile cancer peer support group in Scotland.

Support for following cancer types: Penile, Testicular, Prostate

Macmillan Cancer Support

Move More East Lothian

Service

Move More East Lothian is a physical activity programme which offers a range of activities, across the county, designed for people living with, and beyond, cancer.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan North Lanarkshire Advice Service

Service

Macmillan North Lanarkshire Advice Service

Support for following cancer types: Any

Skin Camouflage Clinics and Wellbeing Services

Charity

Changing Faces offers a range of wellbeing services to those affected by visible differences, including a Support and Information line, 1-1 Counselling, Peer Group Support, Children and Family workshops, and Skin Camouflage clinics. Skin Camouflage is an easy-to-apply cream and powder that can help scars and non-infectious skin conditions blend into the unaffected skin tone.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Maggie's - Work and Cancer

Service

Having cancer may affect your ability to work.... This page will help you to find out more about work-related issues you may face after a diagnosis of cancer and how Maggie's can help.

Support for following cancer types: Any

Pancreatic Cancer Action

Charity

Pancreatic Cancer Action provides information and support for those concerned about pancreatic cancer, from symptoms to diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials, coping, bereavement, and patient stories.

Support for following cancer types: Pancreatic

Pancreatic Cancer UK

Charity

Pancreatic Cancer UK provides free support and guidance to those affected by pancreatic cancer, including a specialist nurse-staffed support line and online support sessions on various topics.

Support for following cancer types: Pancreatic

West Galloway Cancer Drop In Centre

Charity

Stranraer Cancer Drop in Centre aims to promote well-being and alleviate distress from cancer and long-term, life-threatening conditions. They offer confidential support from health professionals and trained volunteers to those affected by cancer, their families, and carers. It was created to provide information and support for people affected by cancer and other serious illnesses.

Support for following cancer types: Any