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Ask an Expert is a place where you can get information and support from our experienced professionals. Our experts are here to help answer your questions. If you'd like to ask a question, go to the relevant session and select 'new'.

Please note

We are currently experiencing a higher than expected volume of enquiries to our nurses on the community and on our helpline and webchat channels. We will aim to respond to your enquiry within 3 working days.  If you are experiencing new symptoms please call NHS Direct on 111 and in an emergency please call 999.

Current sessions

  • Ask a Financial Guide

    Ask a Financial Guide

    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.
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  • Ask a nurse (temporarily closed)

    Ask a nurse (temporarily closed)

    Do you have a question about cancer? Our experienced Cancer Information Nurse Specialists will aim to respond within 3 days.
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  • Ask a Work Support Adviser

    Ask a Work Support Adviser

    Questions about work and cancer? Our Work Support team are here to answer your questions. They'll aim to respond within 1 working day.
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  • Ask an Information and Support Adviser

    Ask an Information and Support Adviser

    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.
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closed sessions

  • Ask a speech and language therapist (closed)

    Ask a speech and language therapist (closed)

    Jennifer, our volunteer speech and language therapist answered questions about treatment, speech, voice, or swallowing difficulties during or after head and neck cancer treatment. This session is now closed.
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    1 member
  • Ask about bereavement support (closed)

    Ask about bereavement support (closed)

    Wendy, a Bereavement Support Practitioner volunteered to be here to answer your questions after you have been bereaved by cancer. This session is now closed.
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    4 members
  • Ask about breast cancer (closed)

    Ask about breast cancer (closed)

    October is breast cancer awareness month and in 2018 we were here throughout the month to answer any questions. This session is now closed.
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    5 members
  • Ask about gynaecological cancers (closed)

    Ask about gynaecological cancers (closed)

    In August 2018 we answered your questions with our nurses, physio and radiographer. This session is now closed.
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    3 members

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