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The Macmillan Cancer Support Programme is run by Age UK Wakefield District, in partnership with Macmillan, to provide for patients who are 50 and over living with breast, colorectal or prostate cancer.

Supporting people aged 50 and over with cancer.

Living with Cancer

The Macmillan Cancer Support Programme is being run by Age UK Wakefield District, in partnership with Macmillan, to provide for patients who are 50 and over living with breast, colorectal, prostate or gynaecological cancer.

We can provide you with support if you are...

  • struggling to manage significant life changes
  • socially isolated
  • lacking social and community support
  • in need of information or advocacy

How the programme works...

Our Support Worker will visit you in your home, on a one-to-one basis, to make an assesment of your needs and provide appropriate support which could be:

  • practical advice
  • emotional support
  • financial advice

How do I access this service...

  • Contact our Macmillan Cancer Support Team on 01977 552114
  • Ask your Nurse/Doctor/Key Worker to make a referral to the service

Information and Advice

The Information and Advice service supports people aged 50 and over, and their carers who are resident in the Wakefield District.

More support and information...

  • Click here for more information

    Macmillan Cancer Support offer a wealth of information and support for people, and their families who are affected by many types of cancer.  Here is a link to their website.

  • Click here for more information

    There is further support available through both Local and National Organisations, please click on the link above to download our Directory of Cancer Support Services.