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Isabel is a psychosexual nurse specialist specialising in female cancers. This session...
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Do you have a question about cancer? Our Digital Nurse Ellen or one of our specialist nurses will aim to respond within 2 working days.
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.
Ask Catherine, 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.
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.
Jane is a haematology nurse with extensive experience in stem cell and bone marrow transplants. She also has experience in managing late side effects of transplants. She'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 Caroline, a Macmillan Nurse working with people who have Leukaemia, Myelodysplasia and Myeloproliferative diseases. She'll aim to respond within 2 working days.
Ask our volunteer Dietitian, Alice, your questions about diet and cancer and she’ll aim respond within 3 working days.
Do you need advice on how to look after your mouth during cancer treatment? Or for help with the effects that treatment is having on your mouth? Ask our volunteer dentists Lynsey and Judith, and they'll aim to respond in 3 working days.
Do you have any questions about AIN 3 and anal cancer? Ask our volunteer expert Sanjaya, an anal cancer surgeon, and he'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.
Lorraine is a nurse specialist and sex therapist and volunteers here to answer your questions about male sexual problems such as erectile dysfunction. She'll aim to respond within 2 working days.
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