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Looking after yourself & other people who have cancer

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If you or someone close to you has cancer, it's important to take care of your emotional and physical health.

The Cancer Society offers support and advice through their Cancer information service and helpline. Phone 0800-CANCER (0800-226-237), Monday to Friday, 8.30 am to 5 pm.

You can find a lot of information about practical and personal support through the Cancer Society links below.

See the Sport Canterbury Activities Directory for details of programmes and classes to help you stay well during and after cancer treatment.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed April 2018. Last updated June 2019.

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