Cancer Support

Cancer Research Uk - Coronavirus and Cancer

The constant news about the coronavirus can be worrying. People with cancer and their families might feel especially worried about the virus, as cancer and its treatment can lower your ability to fight infection.


Focus Support and Information Centre

The Focus centre is in the heart of the Oncology Centre in the outpatient waiting area of Cheltenham General Hospital. The team are there to support patients at every step; from a diagnosis of cancer to advice during and beyond their treatment.


Maggie’s Centre (Cheltenham)

Maggie’s offers free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their families and friends. Help is offered freely to anyone with any type of cancer. Simply drop in to The Lodge, College Baths Road, Cheltenham, GL53 7QB.

Telephone: 01242 250611


Young People with Cancer

There are a range of charities supporting young people with cancer including Teenage Cancer Trust and CLIC Sargent.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Being diagnosed with cancer can be a huge shock. You might be overwhelmed, worried about what happens next or thinking about the impact on your life. There is a variety of practical advice and support locally and nationally for people who have been diagnosed with cancer (or their family and friends).

Helpline (seven days a week, 08:00-20:00): 0808 808 00 00

Facebook: @macmillancancer

Twitter: @macmillancancer

Website: ust-diagnosed

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Charlie’s – Gloucester

Charlie’s Community Cancer Support and Therapy Centre offers friendship, support, holistic therapies, activities and events to help anyone affected by cancer in Gloucestershire, people with and post cancer, their families and carers.

Telephone: 0778 654 7439



Please read: Charlie’s Twighlight Evening poster

Please read: Charlie’s Monthly Meeting Schedule

Cancer Survivorship Programme - Living Beyond Cancer

More and more people are surviving cancer. There are two million people living with or beyond cancer in the UK and this is increasing by 3.2 percent every year. A cancer survivor is anyone who is living with or beyond a cancer diagnosis.

The survivorship pathway helps to identify and address the individual needs of each person.

Macmillan Cancer Support - Recipes

Macmillan Cancer Support provides physical, financial and emotional support to help you live life as fully as you can. Their large collection of sweet and savoury recipes is tailored specifically for people with cancer. They’re simple and quick to prepare.