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Practical help and support groups

Practical Help and Support Groups

Cancer type(s):

Soft tissue sarcomas

This support group service offers anyone affected by sarcoma to share experiences, help, advise and support one another through a safe, confidential and friendly environment. Often fun evenings are arranged with a dining experience. Speakers are invited to talk, benefits advice, diet and nutrition, new treatments in sarcoma, role of the Macmillan Sarcoma Specialist Nurse and Team. Sarcoma UK’s long-term vision is that all people with sarcoma will be diagnosed earlier, have better experiences and live longer lives with fewer long-term side effects. Enabling patients to have access to peer support is a key part of achieving this. Local sarcoma support groups are run independently of, but are supported by, Sarcoma UK, Macmillan Cancer Support , Bone Cancer Research Trust (BCRT) and GIST Cancer UK. George Davis Building, Leicester University Or ZOOM virtual support group held every third Tuesday of the month.

We offer:

  • Befriending
  • Benefits Advice
  • Bereavement support
  • Cancer information materials
  • Cancer information materials in other languages
  • Complementary therapies
  • Counselling
  • Dietary therapy
  • Financial support
  • Information
  • Look Good, Feel Better
  • Other services
  • Professional counselling
  • Provision for deaf/hard of hearing
  • Provision for learning difficulties
  • Provision for visually impaired
  • Self Help & Support Groups
  • Signposting to other services
  • Spoken interpretation service
  • Support from Health Professionals
  • Telephone helpline
  • Written resources in other languages

Catchment area:

East Midlands region Leicester, Nottingham, Northampton, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire

  • Opening times:

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Interested in joining us?

Just come along to our next meeting, or get in touch with us on the details below.

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