Disclaimer: The Cancer Care Club wishes to point out that while we provide information on this links page to assist people who are seeking information on cancer related topics and services, by doing so we in no way endorse or support any of these businesses or organisations. Use of this listed information is entirely at your own risk.

There is a wig service available in Ashford from: 

Revised details of the KMCC are as follows:

Kent and Medway Cancer Collaborative
50 Pembroke Court, Chatham Maritime
Chatham, Kent, ME4 4UF
Tel: 01634 335298
sam.rose@nhs.net
http://www.kentmedwaycancernetwork.nhs.uk/

Excercise Referral Programme: Steve Castle at Kings school Canterbury runs an excercise referral programme for NHS patients.  If you are intertested then contact Steve on 01227 812921.

A new bladder cancer support and information forum has been set up and can be found on the following link: 

http://www.parentgiving.com/elder-care/bladder-cancer/

A teacher called Amy contacted us and said: One of my students, Evan,came to me the other day  after learning of his father being diagnosed with Stage 1 bladder cancer.  After discussing with his parents, and with some help from a local business, we decided to make a page with some helpful facts about this  horrible disease.  We’re reaching out to you in hopes that you’ll be just as eager to help us and maybe put the resource on your website!  Well here it is!  We hope you find this useful.

Lymphoma Association Registered Charity no 1068395 Tel:0808 808 5555 email: information@lymphomas.org.uk website: www.lymphomas.org.uk

Lets Face It: International Support Group linking people with facial disfigurement, their families, friends and professionals with resources for recovery. Contact  Christine Piff 0n 01843 833724, email: chrisletsfaceit@aol.com, Web: www.lets-face-it.org.uk
Reflexology: If you are interested in this therapy you can contact Marisa’s Reflexology on 01227 749817 or 07941 142763 email: marisasreflexology@gmail.com or web: http://marisasreflexology.wix.com/hernebayreflexology
Hope For Tomorrow Bringing cancer care closer to home: This is the charity that provided the mobile chemotherapy which is curently being used across East Kent as is based from Kent and Canterbury Hospital. They can be contacted on 01666 505055  Web: www.hopefortomorrow.co.uk
Trudy’s Wheels CIC Deal’s Community Car:L Vehicle available in the Deal area to transport a wheelchair user and up to two people. Contact Alan on 01304 379677  Donnie on 01304 379466 or Jane on 01843 602030
Carole-Ann Woods The Bra Lady-Kent provides a bra fitting service to cancer patients and can be contacted on: 07814 444798  email: caroleann@bralady.co.uk Web: www.bralady.co.uk
Look Good Feel Better: Wendy Remnant Regional Coordinator can be contacted on 07710 477829, wremnant@hotmail.com www.lgfb.co.uk  look good feel better sessions are arranged via Catherdral Day unit.
Cancer  Relief UK is a national charity that can financially assist people diagnosed with cancer .  Their contact details are: http://cancerreliefuk.org/index.php/userabout  Cancer Relief UK was set up to assist cancer sufferers in the UK who experience financial hardship during their illness. We wanted to also provide funding for things like wheelchairs, morphine pumps etc, as well as paying towards the cost of a  family treat for some well deserved R & R. together  As well as this type of grant we have also made large contributions  to appeals for LIFE SAVING  PROTON THERAPY when our finances have allowed, these include donating £25,000 to Josh Hill (13) of Notts towards his appeal of £130,000 for him to receive treatment in America for prostate cancer.

Kent Cancer Trust: Several of us went to a lecture organised by Kent Cancer Trust.  If you are interested in looking at the work of this local charity please go to www.kentcancertrust.org.uk

Macmillan Recovery Package: The following link will take you to information on the Macmillan recovery package which we hope you find very useful: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/Aboutus/Healthandsocialcareprofessionals/Macmillansprogrammesandservices/RecoveryPackage/RecoveryPackage.aspx  (simply highlight and right click and click on ‘go to’ and this will trake you directly to the webpage,

Amanda Bates Public Engagement Officer and her colleague from the Centre for Health Services Studies at The University of Kent attended one of our lunches to talk to our members and seek their views and help inform their work at the CHSS. They have provided links to their website and a link to register for a regular newsletter for any members who are interested.  The links are shown below:
http://www.kent.ac.uk/chss/form_confirm.html
http://www.kent.ac.uk/chss/docs/NL_117128_chssnewsletter%2016_25th%20Anniversary%20Final.pdf
http://www.kent.ac.uk/chss/news/newsletters/index.html
Following our  talk from Mike Deal and Amanda Rimington, Please see link below which will give you more information on the Technology Enabled Services:
http://www.tunstall.co.uk/Uploads/Documents/Technology%20enabled%20care%20and%20support%20brochure.pdf
Please copy and paste the link into your browser search window.
Pelvic Radiation Disease Association:
We have been made aware of a support group for people with late effects of pelvic radiation treatment. they can be contacted on:  http://www.prda.org.uk
East Kent Cancer Support Groups and information
East Kent Brain Tumour Support Group.
This is a new group in East Kent. Website  http://www.ekbtsg.co.uk
It can also be accessed via the Macmillan website
And more information at The Brain Tumour Charity site
Contact Paula Middleton on 07917529263 or email support@ekbtsg.co.uk
 Breast Cancer Support Group (Ashford – no website)
Supports those who have, or have had, breast cancer
Tel: 01233 63333101233 633331
East Kent Unit for Breast Screening
Find out about breast screening and how the service operates in East Kent.
Tel: 01843 83683901843 836839
Cancer Information (Ashford/Dover – no website)
Meets twice a month at William Harvey Hospital and by appointment twice a month at Buckland Hospital.
Tel: 01233 61602401233 616024
Cancer information support and counselling service (Canterbury – no website)
Various therapies and counselling for clients – counselling also open to carers and staff. Therapies include aromatherapy, massage, reflexology, relaxation and shiatsu (working with the body’s energy flow)
Tel: 01227 864 04501227 864 045

PCSA Prostate Cancer Support Association Kent”.  We have a website, email and a support telephone helpline. We meet monthly in Canterbury, all details are on our website or available via our helpline.

Website:              www.pcsakent.org

Email:                    support@pcsakent.org

Helpline:              03333 202 360

 Kent Oncology Centre

The Kent Oncology Centre provides comprehensive cancer services for the 1.8 million population of Kent, Medway and East Sussex.
General enquiries     01227 78301001227 783010
National Cancer Support Groups and information
Breast Cancer Care
Offers emotional support and factual support and literature. Telephone support groups for secondary breast cancer and for younger women.
Tel: 0808 800 60000808 800 6000
NHS Choices – Skin Cancer
Gives information on the causes, symptoms and treatments of skin cancer, with links to other organisations dedicated to the condition.
Tel: 08454647

Specialist Counselling Service (Canterbury/ Barham areas – www.carolinearmstrongtherapy.co.uk )Caroline was an Oncology Counsellor at a large London hospital for 8 years, and is now in private practice in the Canterbury area.  She has a good understanding of what people can go through emotionally when they face diagnosis, treatment and living with cancer.  She is currently offering a discounted fee to members of Canterbury Cancer Care Club.  Please feel free to make contact.

Caroline Armstrong, MBACP – Tel: 07462 198107  Email: mindzone14@gmail.com

I have added this new lingerie shop in Herne Bay to our list of resources for new and existing breast surgery patients and indeed any lady who wishes to visit to see the range of lingerie on offer.  details of the Open Afternnon are shown in details below below. you can also see the flyer by clicking on this pdf file link: Amoena-Event-pdf

Gardenia Lingerie

94 Mortimer Street, Herne Bay CT6 5EB

Tel: 07971 761685 Email: gardenialingerie93@yahoo.com

Gardenia Lingerie info click on this pdf file link for information on this srrvice