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Macmillan cancer information and support service

Macmillan cancer information and support service

Who we are
The Macmillan Cancer Support centre offers up-to-date, quality information about cancer.  

If you have questions about cancer, you can talk face-to-face in a relaxed and informal environment.

The centre is managed by an experienced cancer nurse and is supported by trained volunteers.

What we offer
We are here for patients, family, friends, carers or anyone who is affected by cancer. You can drop in or telephone ahead to make an appointment. 

If you are worried about a cancer diagnosis or have questions about treatment, we can support you and help find the information you need. 

We offer information and support on specific cancers and their treatments and effects.

We can help with referrals to the Macmillan cancer advice bureau's welfare benefits service, provide advice on complementary therapies and information about local support groups.

We also welcome staff from the hospital who wish to provide information to patients.

What do people ask us? 

Some typical questions are: 

How can I get information about my cancer treatment?

What can I eat?

How can I get travel insurance?

What do I say to my friend who has cancer?

Location
In the main building's atrium, level 2, next to the lifts. Here's a map of our location.  

How to contact us

Drop in: we are open Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm for lunch). We are closed on bank holidays.

Call us: 020 8887 3992

If travelling any distance to see us, please telephone beforehand to arrange a time, as sometimes staff may be away from the centre seeing patients elsewhere. 

Outside the centre's opening times, if you have questions about cancer, you could call the free Macmillan Cancer Support line on 0808 808 0000 (open Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm).