Support Groups for Cancer Sufferers in Scotland
ABLEize highlights cancer support in Scotland with a lists of dedicated support groups. It is reported that Scotland has one of the highest cancer rates throughout all of Europe with around 26,000 new cases each year, it is for this reason that ABLEize has included a separate category dedicated to cancer support groups, activities and fundraising events throughout Scotland.
Find sites listed in this section that offer cancer support and advice services as well as those undertaking fundraising events and a host of social activities for long-suffering cancer patients as well as those that have been newly diagnosed.
Provides emotional support and a range of therapies as well as counselling and fundraising events. Includes contact details, how to be a volunteer and related links of interest.
Highlighting a number of informative breast cancer issues for patients and families in a range of official blog entries including screening, treatments and the NHS services.
A volunteer run scheme that provides free transport for people diagnosed with cancer to get to and from their place of treatment.
Edinburgh and Lothian Prostate Cancer Support Group. offering support, family resources, treatment details and news. Site includes details of regular meetings.
Providing details of the Macmillan Cancer support services in west Scotland with a host of information, resources and fundraising events along with contacts and support group meeting dates.
Edinburgh based centre dedicated to providing free practical, emotional and social support to anybody diagnosed with any form of cancer as well as supporting their family and friends.
Supporting anybody in Scotland affected by or diagnosed with prostate cancer. Find local support groups, online symptom checker, FAQ’s and direct dial contacts. Also offers online resources for professionals.
A government initiative created to ensure that Scottish cancer sufferers receive support and adequate treatment services as well as undertaking cancer research programmes.
Newmilns based support centre and registered charity providing support, members stories and local information.
Raises awareness about breast cancer along with selling products to raise funds towards research and support ventures in Scotland. Facebook page.