The group aims to provide a friendly and welcoming place for people affected by mouth and throat cancer who want to get support and information. It meets from 4pm to 5:30pm on the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Post Graduate centre at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre. There is no need to book, you can just drop in. Carers are always welcome to attend. Patients are welcome to attend the group before starting treatment to gain an insight on the experience of going through and recovering from treatment.
Opportunity to share your experience with other people affected by head and neck cancer.
Explore and discuss issues and concerns relating to coping, adjustment and relationships, with health
Receive practical advice on issues such as swallowing, communication, nutrition, finances etc, and get answers to questions about treatment and side effects