Cancer Support Groups

A number of support groups for people with specific cancers meet at the Centre.  These are open to all interested people and their family members and carers.

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

Meets at the Centre on the first Tuesday of the month from 2 – 4 pm. For further information, please contact the Centre on 01223 840105.

Kidney Cancer Support Group

Meets at the Centre bi-monthly in January, March, May, July, September & November. Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month from 6 – 7.30 pm. For further information, please contact Linda Bavister at linda.bavister@addenbrookes.nhs.uk.

Lymphoma Support Group

Meets at the Centre on the third Tuesday of each month from 1.30 – 3.30 pm except August and December. For further information, please contact Sue Arnold at suearnold47@yahoo.co.uk, on 01223 894022 or on 07790 319393. You can also find more information at the Lymphoma Support Group webpage or visit their website at www.lymphomas.org.uk.

MDS Support Group

Meets at the Centre on Mondays once every six to eight weeks from 10.30 – 12 noon. For further information, please contact John Heywood at john.heywood2@ntlworld.com or on 01223 560497.

Melanoma Support Group

Meets at the Centre once a quarter on a Thursday evening from 6 – 8 pm. For further information please contact Vicky McMorran or Emma Cargil on 01223 348156.

Myeloma Support Group

Meets at the Centre on the first Wednesday of each month from 2 – 4 pm. For further information, please contact Ann Fleming on 01223 503322.

Cambridgeshire Prostate Cancer Support Association

The only ‘patient led’ support group for prostate cancer in Cambridgeshire and the local area meets at the Centre on the fourth Thursday of the month from 7.30 pm (except in December) for a social gathering or for a talk by visiting experts. For further information, please contact Don Gibbs (Chairman) on 01733 261281 or Keith Alderton (Vice-Chairman) on 01366 727236. You can also visit their website at www.cambspsa.org.uk.

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Members of the Centre with prostate cancer and their carers meet as a group on Wednesdays to share their experiences and hopes for the future. For further information, please contact Peter Salt on 01638 503169.

Urostomy Association Support Group

Meets at the Centre quarterly. For further information, please visit the website at www.urostomyassociation.org.uk. Alternatively, you can contact Alan Hoensch (Chairman, Urostomy Association, Cambridge Branch) on 01954 789464 / 07739 456937 or at alan@hoensch.co.uk.

Alan Hoensch will also be available at the Centre on the first Tuesday of each month to give advice and support to anyone who has or expects to have a stoma.