Cancer counselling service

When you or someone close to you has a tumour or cancer, you may feel confused or have concerns, worries or feelings that distress you. You might have many feelings following your cancer treatment; some people are relieved and ready to put the cancer behind then and get back to normal life, but others find it difficult to move on. Adjusting to life after cancer can take time. It is often after treatment that the emotional impact of what you have been through hits home.

As a result you may find it useful to speak to a counselor, psychotherapist or psychologist near your local hospital. You can ask your CNS to refer you to these services. They will know about the services available.

Macmillan cancer information and support centre

The Macmillan cancer information and support centre offers up to date, good quality and appropriate information about every aspect of cancer. If you have questions about cancer you can talk to an information specialist face to face in a relaxed and informal environment.

Most Macmillan cancer information centres are managed by a Macmillan cancer information specialist who is supported by trained volunteers. Macmillan can offer you advice and support on a wide range of issues. Find out more about the Macmillan cancer information and support centres at the Royal Free London.