Resources - Cancer Care

 

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This Resources page is to help give out the best possible care and support for all patients who have been diagnosed with Cancer

Contacts At The Surgery click here

Cancer is a condition where cells in a specific part of the body grow and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy surrounding healthy tissue, including organs.

Cancer sometimes begins in one part of the body before spreading to other areas. This process is known as metastasis.

1 in 2 people will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime. In the UK, the 4 most common types of cancer are:

 

Information: With And After Cancer Treatment click here

Questions About Cancer? click here

Local Support Groups 

Dorchester's Local Support Groups click here

Weymouth And Portland Support Groups click here

Prostate Cancer Support Groups click here

Lung Cancer Support Groups click here

Bowel Cancer Support Groups click here

Dorset Cancer Advocacy aims to support patients to make informed choices and decisions about treatment and care. They can help you find out whatever you need to know from information on cancer through to what practical help is available locally. We support the person living with cancer. We can also support family members, carers or friends (aged 50+) of someone with a cancer diagnosis.

Dorset Cancer Advocacy click here

 

Cancer Support For Women 

Over 7000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the UK each year. 

Gynaecological Cancer Support Groups click here

Wigs And Fabric Support From The NHS click here

Breast Cancer Support Groups click here

Cancer Support For Men 

Cancer of the testicle is 1 of the less common cancers, and tends to mostly affect men between 15 and 49 years of age.

Testicular Cancer Support Groups click here