Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK provides a variety of information about cancer, including causes, types and ways of supporting those who have been diagnosed.
For more information, visit the website or give them a call.
Telephone: 0300 123 1022
- What Happens When Someone I Love Has Cancer? Explain the Science of Cancer and How a Loved One’s Diagnosis and Treatment Affects a Kid’s Day-to-Day Life by Sara Olsher (Clicking will take you to a purchase page for this book on Amazon)
- F*** You Cancer: How to Face the Big C, Live your Life and Still be Yourself by Deborah James (Clicking will take you to a purchase page for this book on Amazon)
- Living with the Long-Term Effects of Cancer: Acknowledging Trauma and other Emotional Challenges by Dr Cordelia Galgut
Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan offers a variety of support for people diagnosed with cancer. From information, to support groups. Visit the website to find out more.
Telephone: 0808 808 00 00
Paul’s Cancer Support Centre
Support for patient and families. Both phone and face to face advice. Counselling, relaxation classes and home visits in addition to a variety of other support.
Telephone: 020 7924 3924
Macmillan Move More Wandsworth
Move More Wandsworth is a scheme to help patients with cancer diagnoses stay active.
Telephone: 0203 959 0039 (Marguerite Larvin)
Macmillan Cancer Psychological Support Service (CaPS)
GPs are also available to refer to Macmillan Cancer Psychological Support Service (CaPS) for all patients who have received care at St George’s Hospital in the last 2 years. If patients wish to be referred to this service then they are recommended to speak to their GP or clinician.
Counselling – Lucy Kralj
Lucy offers individual, open-ended therapy to adults (over 16 years of age). She has a consulting room in Tooting, South West London and is also happy to offer home or hospital visits or to use video-link (such as Skype) for therapy.
Telephone: 07854 222408
Cancer Care Map
This is a simple, online resource that helps you find cancer support services in your local area.You can search for services related to specific types of cancer, for example, breast cancer and prostate cancer. Please use the link below to find cancer support services near you.
Macmillan Community Link Worker in Wandsworth
A specialist link worker in Wandsworth employed to provide holistic support to those living with cancer and their Carers. Excellent first point of contact. New during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Macmillan Citizens Advice Service for South West London
A specialist service giving beneﬁts and money advice for people affected by cancer. This service supports patients to apply for all the financial support they are entitled to.
Telephone: 0207 042 0332