When you’re living with cancer, having the right kind of information and support at the right time is essential.
The Macmillan Information and Support Centre provides a confidential drop-in service for anyone affected by cancer.
This includes people who:
require information about cancer
have a cancer diagnosis
have survived cancer
are living with the consequences of a cancer diagnosis
are looking to reduce the risks of cancer
are a carer, relative or friend of someone with cancer
are healthcare professionals
How we can help
Staffed by Macmillan professionals and trained volunteers, we are able to provide:
literature on all aspects of living with cancer
the opportunity to discuss treatments, side effects and other cancer-related issues
access to a private room where you can talk to someone in confidence
information and support over the phone or via email for those not able to access the service in person
We also offer:
- links to the clinical teams treating certain cancers
- links to local and national support services
- signposting to self help and support groups
- links to other voluntary and statutory agencies
- cancer awareness educational notice boards.
We can offer you information and support on any aspect of cancer in various languages.
People with cancer, their families and caregivers can now access Macmillan’s new range of easy to understand videos on YouTube. Available in different languages and with BSL signing, topics include:
- What is cancer?
- Having a PICC line put in
- Having a central line put in