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Support Services in the East of England can be found here, although please note this list is up to date as of December 2017 and is not exhaustive, we encourage further searching if required.  If you find a Support Service for the East of England not listed here, please get in touch and we will endeavour to add those details to our list below.

Group

Summary 

 Contact

Cake, Cancer and Coffee

Stowmarket Cancer Support Group, meets at Red Gables in Stowmarket and can be found on social media also.

Suzanne 
07709 933998
Email
Website
Social Media

BBC-1-in-5

Informal, friendly group for people of working age with breast cancer – at any stage of their journey. We meet once a month for coffee and a chat. 

 

Cate 
07526 615764
Email

Billericay Helen Rollason Cancer Support Group

We meet informally and offer moral and practical support on, all Cancer patients and carers are welcome.

Naz
01277 626323
Lesley
01277 658522
Email
Website

Bosom Pals (MK) 

Local cancer support group covering the Milton Keynes and Bucks area   

Jennifer
01908 610598   
Email   
Website

Cambridgeshire Prostate Cancer Support Association

CambsPSA has been set up by a small group of prostate cancer patients based mainly in East Anglia, meeting regularly and frequently invite guest speakers.  FREE to attend meetings are held  at The Cambridge Cancer Help Centre, within the grounds of the Scotsdales Garden Centre in Cambridge.

Don 
01733 261281
Email
Website

Cancer Support Group Biggleswade & Surrounding Villages

The Cancer Support Group Biggleswade & Surrounding Villages is a non-profit voluntary self help organisation, open to all individuals touched by any type of cancer, as well as their friends and families.  The group is formed to give everyone the support and strength to move forward together.  The group is a friendly, informal and helps provide support from others' who personally understand the issues cancer brings.

Email
Website

Cherry Lodge

Cherry lodge is an independent registered charity whose aim it is to improve the lives of people living with cancer , their family and carers living within North London and the surrounding area. The centre has an holistic approach seeking to address the physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs, offering cancer information and support.   Call to make an initial appointment, all services are free of charge.

07724 187774
Email
Website

Chronic Pain Support Group Chronic Pain Support Group is run for patients with chronic pain and run solely by patients with chronic pain, bringing people together who are suffering this debilitating condition within a ‘safe’ environment, to be able to share concerns and ideas, build friendships and obtain up-to-date information about handling their pain.  Designed to encompass all needs for all age ranges (18+) and genders. A friendly group offering support and education to our members in many pain related areas which help them to feel less isolated and more able to cope with their condition(s). With the aim of patients helping themselves and learn how to lead an active life in spite of their pain.  Monthly meetings held with speakers , crafting sessions and coffee mornings. 07724 187774
Email
Website

Gastro-Intestinal Cancer Support (GICS)

Gastro-Intestinal Cancer Support offers support to all people affected by gastric, oesophageal, pancreatic or bowel cancer; this includes patients, their families and friends. 

07565 929381 
Email
Website

It's On The Ball

It's On The Ball is a testicular cancer charity, which aims to raise awareness of testicular cancer and to support men and their families who have been affected by the disease.

Becky 
07375 596 899
Email
Website

Keeping Abreast - Breast Cancer Reconstruction Support

Keeping Abreast is a patient led group supporting women considering or going through breast reconstruction after a diagnosis of breast cancer or discovery of a breast cancer gene.  There are various groups running across East Anglia in Norwich, Kings Lynn and Stevenage. 

Tracey
01603 667431
Email
Website

MK Prostate Cancer Support MK Prostate Cancer Support, support people in Milton Keynes who experienced prostate cancer or other prostate problems, and raise awareness of prostate cancer. Martin
01280 848329
Sam
0787 4019867
Email
Website
Move More Hertfordshire
(Macmillan funded service)
 Lifestyle and Behaviour change service offering free access to help anybody affected by cancer to become more active. Rhys 
01727 731540
Email
Website
Alicja
Email (for referring health care professionals only)

Norfolk and Waveney Prostate Cancer Support Group

Support & Information for prostate cancer patients and their family members in Norfolk & north Suffolk.

Noel 
01508 488088 
George/Jill (Welfare)
01692 650617
Email
Website

Norfolk Lymphoma Support Group  The Norfolk Lymphoma Support Group meets at the Big C Centre Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital. Marguerite
07740 375133
Email
Website

Pink Pilates Class

Pink Pilates Class is a Physiotherapy assessment/treatment working towards wellbeing, offering a telephone based service accessible via insurance

Anna 

Physiotherapist
01284 748200

Louise

Administrator

01284 748207
Email
 

Primary Breast Cancer Support Group

Primary Breast Cancer Support Group runs monthly on the first Wednesday evening of the month from 6 to 9pm at Hinchingbrooke Hospital.

 

Lorraine
Macmillan breast care nurse consultant
01480 363516   
Email
Mel 
Macmillan breast care nurse specialist 
01480 416416 ext: 8249  
Email

Star Throwers Star Throwers helps support individuals affected by cancer to make informed decisions about their treatment options and providing complementary therapies, counselling, nutritional advice and lymphoedema support.  All services are offered free of charge, made possible thanks to the support of the local community. Steven
01953 423304
Email
Website
 

Sudbury Area Cancer Support Group

Sudbury Area Cancer Support Group is a group of cancer survivors providing local support group where adults (18+) with cancer and their carers can share experiences, obtain information and take part in social activities.  Meetings are free and open to anyone affected by cancer, their partners and friends from Sudbury and surrounding villages.

Janine 
07949 098926            
Email
Ruth/Phil 
01787 370978 
Email
Website

Urostomy Association Cambridge Branch

The Urostomy Association is a UK registered national charity representing the interests of people with a urinary diversion, offering support, reassurance and practical information to anyone who may be about to undergo, or who has already had surgery resulting in a urostomy, continent urinary pouch or a neo-bladder. Appropriate support and information is also offered to families and carers both before and after surgery.

Alan/Helen 
07739 456937 
Email

Website 

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