CancerCare is a unique independent charity dedicated to helping families affected by cancer and other life limiting conditions living in North Lancashire, South Lakeland and the Barrow and Furness area.
Delivered by qualified and experienced staff, CancerCare’s wide range of free professional Therapy Services are designed to help individuals and their families come to terms with and manage the challenges of a serious health condition and include: Counselling, Hypnotherapy, Alexander Technique, Aromatherapy Massage, Group Activities, Support Groups and a Children and Young People’s Service.
With over 30 years of experience, CancerCare has worked with and helped over 25,000 local people affected by cancer and other life limiting conditions.
CancerCare began life in 1983 as a small volunteer led telephone helpline service based in an office within Royal Lancaster Infirmary offering support to local cancer patients and their families in an informal, relaxed manner. CancerCare now has two dedicated centres based in Kendal (The Lakes Centre, Blackhall Road) and in Lancaster (Slynedales, Slyne Road) and also provides outreach services in local hospitals.
All CancerCare services are provided free of charge; possible only through fundraising and generous donations from local people.