No person’s treatment and side-effects are the same, and it can be overwhelming when you are first told your treatment plan. We have the time and expertise to talk things through in a friendly way to enable you to understand what’s going on.
We can also help you ask the right questions when talking to your medical team.
Going to the UK
If you or your loved one has spend time in the UK for appointments or treatment, we have information about the main referral hospitals, accommodation and some ideas for how you might spend your time there, aside from hospital visits.
Coping with hair loss
Some people will lose their hair due to cancer treatment. For some people this can be the most devastating effect of cancer, others cope better than they thought they would. For everyone the experience is different. Some people say that being prepared helped them cope. We can give you practical advice and signpost you to local hairdressers and wig providers who really care about finding the best wig for you. We have a box of donated head scarves you are welcome to look through and borrow too.
Once a month a group of professionals come together to offer a ‘talking heads’ evening. You can try on wigs and headscarves, get advice about hair cutting/wig styling, ask questions and meet others in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. See our Events/Workshops section for more information.