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Cancer Support UK launches innovative online wellbeing checker tool

Cancer Support UK launches innovative online wellbeing checker tool to help up to 1.7 million cancer patients in need of emotional support. Cancer Compass allows anyone living with or beyond cancer to check their emotional wellbeing and, in just a few seconds to find the right support.


Sarah was treated for stage 3 inflammatory breast cancer
Sarah’s breast cancer story – “life after treatment is harder than I thought.”

Sarah’s breast cancer diagnosis came as a shock to her as she had no symptoms. She needed support to help her cope with the fear of her cancer returning. Cancer Coach gave her both peer support and a structured way forwards with her life post treatment.


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Understanding bowel cancer: symptoms, treatment, prevention

What is bowel cancer? Bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is a type of

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At Cancer Support UK, we understand that it’s perfectly normal to be left with anxiety and concerns after treatment. When cancer treatment finally finishes, family and friends often expect cancer patients to feel better, but for many, it’s when they feel worst of all. Our Cancer Coach support groups can help.

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Personal stories and experiences are an important way of raising awareness of the work that we do to support cancer patients both practically and emotionally.

We value your voice in helping let more people know about our services. If you have ordered one of our Cancer Kits or participated in our Cancer Coach programme and would like to share your story publicly, we would love to hear from you.