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|About||CancerCare is a unique, independent charity dedicated to helping local families affected by cancer and other life-limiting conditions.|
|Mission||Our vision is that local people of all ages affected by the impact of cancer and other life limiting conditions can access and receive free professional help and support whenever they need it in North Lancashire and South Cumbria.|
CancerCare is a unique local charity in the UK dedicated to helping local families affected by cancer and other life limiting conditions living in North Lancashire and South Lakeland.
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, Creative Art Therapies, Support Groups and a Children and Young People’s Service.
CancerCare has two dedicated centres based in Kendal (The Lakes Centre, Blackhall Road) and in Lancaster (Slynedales, Slyne Road).
CancerCare also provide outreach services in local hospitals and communities.
With over 30 years of experience, CancerCare has worked with and helped over 22,000 local people affected by cancer and other life limiting conditions.
CancerCare services are provided free of charge; possible only through fundraising and generous donations from local people.
The Lederle Award for pioneering work in cancer support.
The Queen's Golden Jubilee Award for voluntary service by groups in the community.