Cancer

We all know someone who has suffered or is suffering with cancer, this may be ourselves or someone close to us, the good news is there is lots of support and information to help reduce the risk of cancers and support those going through a diagnosis or treatment. In this section you can explore how cancer occurs, the types of cancers and how to reduce your risk. 

Cancer Useful Resources

Cancer Focus NI can provide a wide range of presentations to meet the needs of your...
Macmillan Well-Being Coaching is a free and remote service to improve your mental health...
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland’s Email Forum – or E Forum – helps us keep up to date with...
The Quick Fit programme offers positive steps to improve your health through diet and...
Our nurses are here to help. They can provide you with information, and signpost you to...
When you, or someone close to you, has cancer it’s normal to feel anxious, frightened and...
Sing for Life **Service currently operating remotely via video call** Do you enjoy...
Prostate Cancer UK have a team of trained volunteers throughout the UK who carry out...
Each month we run an online support group for men on active surveillance - a form of...
LearnZone provides free and easy access to a wide variety of learning resources , online...
Cancer Focus NI’s Art therapy service is for anyone affected by cancer. Art therapy helps...
We have a team of trained volunteers throughout the UK who carry out talks to groups both...
There are a number of health campaigns throughout the year to raise awareness of...
As part of this community, you can talk about whatever you want, from diagnosis to...
‘Engage’ training is a comprehensive one day programme which seeks to address the current...
Affected by breast cancer? Join this group to share experiences and ask questions to...
When an adult in a family has cancer it affects everyone. For children and young people...
**Our Nurse Line is currently furloughed but we hope to resume service by early Autumn**...
Cancer Focus NI, Keeping Well vans are mobile drop-in units which bring health checks,...
Bowel Cancer UK Community — a place for anyone affected by bowel cancer to talk about...
The Macmillan Online Community is a free online place for people who are living with or...
Treatment for cancer may mean you have to make many visits to hospital to see your...
A healthy diet and regular physical activity may help you manage the effects of prostate...
Someone is diagnosed every 15 minutes. What do you know about bowel cancer? Book a free...
Fatigue support is a telephone programme which includes 4 appointments with a Specialist...
Support for breast cancer
Track your treatment and wellbeing
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Cancer Helplines & Web Chats

Marie Curie - Helpline
Cancer Research UK - Helpline
Bowel Cancer UK - Forum
Bowel Cancer UK - Ask a Nurse
Macmillan Helpline
Cancer Focus - Nurse Line
Macmillan - Forum
Prostate Cancer UK - Forum
Macmillan - Ask an expert
Prostate Cancer UK - Specialist Nurse
Macmillan - Bereavement Forum