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Do you have a question about cancer? One of our Cancer Information Nurse Specialists will aim to respond within 2 working days.
Our Information and Support Advisers, Alex, Ruth and Jenna, are here to answer any questions you might have. They can answer questions about the emotional impacts of cancer and offer practical tips. They'll aim to respond within 1 working day.
The Financial Guides can answer any questions you might have relating to your personal finances. This includes any questions you might have about Pensions, Mortgages, Insurance and Estate Planning. They'll aim to respond within 2 working days.
Questions about work and cancer? Our Work Support team are here to answer your questions. They'll aim to respond within 1 working day.
Ask Hannah, our volunteer Physiotherapist, any questions about getting active during or after your cancer treatment. She'll aim to get back to you in 2 working days.
Do you have any questions about radiotherapy treatment? Ask our volunteer radiographer Kate and she'll aim to respond in 2 working days.
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