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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 about head and neck cancer (closed)

    Ask about head and neck cancer (closed)

    Ask our team of head and neck experts your questions in November 2018 about diet, speech or treatment. This session is now closed.
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  • Ask about leukaemia (closed)

    Ask about leukaemia (closed)

    Ask Caroline, a Macmillan Nurse working with people who have Leukaemia, Myelodysplasia and Myeloproliferative diseases. This session is now closed.
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    1 member
  • Ask about lung cancer (closed)

    Ask about lung cancer (closed)

    To mark 'Lung Cancer Awareness Month' in November 2018, we're here until the end of the month to answer any questions you may have. This session is now closed.
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    1 member
  • Ask about lymphoedema (closed)

    Ask about lymphoedema (closed)

    Our volunteer lymphoedema specialist Cheryl answered your questions. This session is now closed.
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    1 member

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