Calderdale Women's Cancer Support Network
Welcomes all women

Resources

Information, Support and Advice Services for Cancer

Cancer ActiveCancer Active >
Latest information, guidance and tips from the viewpoint of the person with cancer.
Macmillan Cancer SupportMacmillan Cancer Support >
Information about all types of cancer and treatment. Practical advice and help. Telephone support and advice.
Penny Brohn Cancer CarePenny Brohn Cancer Care >
The organisation that, as Bristol Cancer Care, pioneered a holistic and complementary approach to cancer.
The Gentle Approach, PrestonThe Gentle Approach >
Gentle Approach to Cancer Association in Preston was modelled on Bristol Cancer Care and provided the inspiration for Living Well.
Maggies CentresMaggies Centres >
Centres offering information and support. Planned for Leeds and Manchester. See also:
Maggie's Online Centre includes Blogs and Community conversations
Maggie's CancerLinks aims to help people with cancer, their friends, families and carers find high quality information about cancer and its treatment.
Cancer OptionsCancer Options >
Information, Education, Assistance and Events.
Yes To LifeYes To Life >
Support and information on combining Complementary and Alternative approaches with standard treatment.

Local NHS Services Directories

Calderdale Welfare Benefits Advice ServiceCalderdale Welfare Benefits Advice Service >
Cancer Support Service by the Calderdale Disabled Advice Resource Team.

Information about Research, Cancers and their treatment

Cancer Research UKCancer Research UK >
Reliable, easy to understand patient information from Cancer Research UK.
American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society >
Information and support on all types of cancer.

Nutrition

Harvard - Nutrition InformationHarvard School of Public Health >
Knowledge for Healthy Eating.
Penny Brohn Cancer CarePenny Brohn Cancer Care >
The organisation that, as Bristol Cancer Care, pioneered a holistic and complementary approach to cancer.
The Gentle Approach, PrestonThe Gentle Approach >
Gentle Approach to Cancer Association in Preston was modelled on Bristol Cancer Care and provided the inspiration for Living Well.
Zest For LifeZest For Life >
Author's website of Science Based nutrition and Mediterranean cookbook. Covers the food-cancer link and the anti-cancer properties of many foods.
Nutrelan nutrition blogNutrelan >
Connor Middleman Murray's Blog. Nutrition news, recipes and free downloads.

Mindfulness/Meditation

BreathworksBreathworks >
Breathworks gives people living with pain, stress and illness the potential to improve and transform their quality of life. Information, courses and products.
Cancer Counselling TrustCancer Counselling Trust >
A helpful article for regaining your life after treatment finishes. (PDF file)

Breast Cancer Support

Breast Cancer CareBreast Cancer Care >
Information, Support and Campaigning.
The HavenThe Haven >
The Haven in Leeds offers information, Support and Therapies for Breast Cancer.

Gynaecological Cancers

Hysterectomy AssociationHysterectomy Association >
Information and online community support for Hysterectomy.
Pelvic ExercisesPelvic Exercises >
Practical information and guidance for recovery and modifying exercise after pelvic and abdominal surgery from an Australian physiotherapist. Includes video lessons.

First time? Any Enquiries? Please phone
07794 688 180
or call in and see us for a chat between 11am and 12.30

 
Lottery Funded Living Well is a women's cancer support network welcoming all women in and around Calderdale, including Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall, Walsden, Mytholmroyd, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, Elland, Brighouse, Luddenden, Luddendenfoot, Cragg Vale, and Ripponden. We offer free support, resources and complementary therapies as well as healthy lunches and nutritional advice to women who have or have had cancer.

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