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Local cancer support groups

In addition to Macmillan Cancer Support and our own user group there are many support groups in the local area for people living with or affected by cancer.

In addition there are also many national support group support lines that you may find useful.

Local support groups

Listed below are the details of local support groups:

Breathe Easy King's Lynn

Local support groups for anyone affected by lung disease.
Engage Norfolk Ltd., 47 Bergen Way, North Lynn Industrial Estate, King's Lynn, PE30 2JG.

Contact: 01553 768299

Brain Tumour Support Group

Norwich contact: Gina Rutterford on 07876 685404 or email gina.rutterford@braintumouruk.org.uk
Cambridge contact: Ella Pybus on 01787 374084 or email ellapybus@meningiomauk.org

Dereham Cancer Care Society

Support for anyone affected by cancer.
33 Quebec Street, Dereham.
Contact: 01362 851439.

Connections Cancer Club (Littleport)

Support for anyone affected by cancer.
St John's Methodist Chapel, High Street, Littleport.
3rd Saturday of each month between 10am and 12pm.
Contact: 01353 860356 or 01353 862133.

King's Lynn Support Group

For anyone affected by cancer.
Meets 1st Monday of the month.
Contact: Christie McMurray on 01553 816908.

King's Lynn Breast Cancer Support Group

Help women with breast cancer or other breast related problems, their families and partners.
Every Wednesday at the Masonic Hall, 79 Hamburg Way between 10am and 12pm.
Contact: Jasmine Fulcher on 01553 672238 or Margaret Ward on 01553 765527.
Website

Jo's Trust (Cervical cancer support group)

Meets every 8 weeks on a Saturday between 1pm and 3pm.
Peterborough.
Contact: Telephone 0207 9367498 or email jospeterboroughgroup@gmail.com

Myeloma Support Group for Norwich and Norfolk

19 Foxburrow Road, Sprowston, Norwich, NR7 8QU.
Contact: Lynette Collier on 01603 483327 or email myelomagroup_nch@yahoo.co.uk

Norfolk and Waveney Prostate Cancer Support Group

Contact: David Haines on 01603 881213 or email either david.haines2@btinternet.com or ray@thecosseys.co.uk 
Website

Pandora's Box Gynaecological Cancer Support Group (Ovarian cancer)

Norfolk and Norich University Hospital.
Meets at Big C, 10a Castle Meadow, Norwich, NR1 3DE.
Contact: 07826342204.
Website

Swaffham and Litcham Home Hospice Support

Contact: 01760 722937 or 07768 757195, email homehospice@care4free.net
Website

Wiggly

Support for families affected by Cancer.
3 Withy Way, Taverham, Norwich, NR8 6YB.
Contact: Danica Dockray on 07990 990158 or email wigglysupport@hotmail.co.uk

National Support Group Support Lines

Listed below are contact numbers for national support groups:

  • Bowel Cancer UK - 0808 840 3540
  • Brain Tumour Support - 0845 450 0386
  • Breast Cancer Care - 0808 800 6000
  • Cancer Research UK - 0808 800 4040
  • Carers Direct - 0808 802 0202
  • Carers UK - 0808 808 7777
  • CLL Support (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia) - 0800 977 4396
  • Jo's Trust (cervical cancer) - 0207 936 7498
  • Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research - 0207 405 0101
  • Lymphoma Association - 0808 808 5555
  • Macmillan Cancer Support - 0808 808 0000
  • Marie Curie Cancer Care - 0800 716 146
  • Myeloma UK - 0800 980 3332
  • Orchid Fighting Male Cancer - 0203 465 5766
  • Male Cancer Nurses - 0203 465 6105
  • Ovacome (ovarian cancer) - 0845 371 0554
  • Pandora's Box Gynaecological Cancer Support Group - 0782 634 2204
  • PSA Prostate Cancer Support Association - 0845 601 0766
  • Prostate Cancer UK - 0800 074 8383
  • Roy Castle - 0800 358 7200
  • Pancreatic Cancer UK - 0203 535 7099

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