A CANCER DIAGNOSIS IS ASSOCIATED WITH A STATE OF SHOCK, A NEED FOR SENSITIVITY, PATIENCE AND SUPPORT AS WELL AS THE PRESENTATION OF IMPORTANT MEDICAL INFORMATION IN A WAY THAT CAN BE EASILY UNDERSTOOD.
Users at Cancer Lifeline have expressed the need for support to access services.
Cancer Lifeline's Advocacy Support service is key to
- Encouraging people to take up support to help them through their cancer journey
- Helping individuals and families manage their condition and its treatment, in partnership with health care professionals
- Guiding people through the range of external support services available to them
- Helping people to develop their confidence, skills and capacity to deal with their or their loved ones illness and treatment regimes