A national cancer charity is encouraging people who have been affected by lymphatic cancer to attend a support group meeting.
The Driffield Lymphoma Association support group will hold the meeting on Sunday 25 May at the Day Centre, Alfred Bean Hospital from 2pm.
The group is made up of individuals who are, or have been, affected by lymphoma in some way including patients, family members, partners, friends and carers.
If you would like to attend the meeting, or would like further information about the group, please contact the Lymphoma Association’s Freephone helpline on 0808 808 5555 or visit www.lymphomas.org.uk.
About the Lymphoma Association
Founded by patients in 1986, the Lymphoma Association is a UK charity dedicated to providing accurate medical information and support to people affected by lymphatic cancer including families, friends and carers.
Every year, more than 14,000 new cases of lymphoma are identified in the UK alone, making it the 5th most common cancer diagnosed by clinicians. Lymphatic cancer can occur in both men and women at any age, but is most common in people over 55. It is also the most frequently diagnosed cancer in the under-30s.
The services that we offer include a Freephone helpline, award-winning free patient information, a buddy scheme with telephone links to others with similar experiences, local support groups, regional patient conferences and a website featuring forums.