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East Midlands Sarcoma Support Group

East Midlands Sarcoma Support Group

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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