Patient Information


Please find a range of information to help you when accessing cancer services

Cancer services across north east London are running and are safe. It is essential for people to attend cancer appointments and measures are in place to keep you safe.

 

Resources;

  • Click here for a list of charity support lines for people living with cancer
  • Click here to access information regarding screening for patients with learning disabilities
  • Click here for Macmillan Cancer Support – information for anyone affected by cancer
  • Click here for the latest Macmillan guidance during Covid for anyone with cancer
  • Click here to find out about health and well-being events in your area
  • Click here to access information about recognising the signs and symptoms of lung cancer from Roy Castle Lung Foundation.
  • Click here to access a guide for young people with cancer.
  • Click here to access simple steps to good bowel health and advice on symptoms of bowel cancer.
  • Click here for leaflets to support patients who have been referred to hospital with a suspected cancer, available in 11 of the most common languages spoken in London.
  • Click here to access support for LGBTIQ+ people affected by cancer from Live Through This charity.
  • Click here to access video resources for people affected by cancer.
  • Useful resources including easy read guides and videos on cancer screening for people with learning disabilities and autism

  • Access cancer signs and symptoms leaflets in a range of languages, provided by Macmillan Cancer Support.

  • Download the Alike app, a community for people with cancer by people with cancer

Videos;

These videos help explain how we are keeping you safe and why it is important to come in for treatment.

Keeping cancer patients safe: https://youtu.be/ZBayrSewju4

Keeping cancer patients safe (Urdu): https://youtu.be/jxNUEfjQ1YE

Keeping cancer patients safe (Bengali): https://youtu.be/ujd0kPpS7FA

Keeping cancer patients safe (Gujarati): https://youtu.be/M65FtqICmVU

 

Cancer won't wait for Covid: https://youtu.be/HxozV0ruXoI

Cancer won't wait for Covid (Urdu): https://youtu.be/3P_sRY_Kpac

Cancer won't wait for Covid (Bengali): https://youtu.be/DgMdxyt3S6I

Cancer won't wait for Covid (Gujarati): https://youtu.be/l5aYLW7TnNo

 

Breast Cancer Screening is safe: https://youtu.be/CkMOOA0RTl4

Breast cancer screening is safe (Bengali): https://youtu.be/qDvlFYs_AmA

Breast cancer screening is safe (French): https://youtu.be/I_2yYo_7mhI

Breast cancer screening is safe (Gujarati): https://youtu.be/6yheyrNEuug

Breast cancer screening is safe (Hindi): https://youtu.be/AGYwU5hbKOM

Breast cancer screening is safe (Italian): https://youtu.be/8qsOAvhVgCg

Breast cancer screening is safe (Lithuanian): https://youtu.be/wfK2J5sSUbY

Breast cancer screening is safe (Polish): https://youtu.be/QhWtGyBSOUU

Breast cancer screening is safe (Romanian): https://youtu.be/3kozcAf_v-I

Breast cancer screening is safe (Somali): https://youtu.be/WySHYbu1Kms

Breast cancer screening is safe (Spanish): https://youtu.be/S3vURYqy06

Breast cancer screening is safe (Tagalog): https://youtu.be/G8pmDDrePLk

Breast cancer screening is safe (Tamil): https://youtu.be/GmdaDi2sZw0

Breast cancer screening is safe (Turkish): https://youtu.be/Dw8VHvalLuk

Breast cancer screening is safe (Urdu): https://youtu.be/lr54AiyN-JE

 

The importance of breast screening - a patient story: https://youtu.be/6a6LJsVJbAQ 

 

Spotting symptoms of lung cancer early - NHS national Help Us Help You campaign: https://youtu.be/UNtUObX9Y-Q

 

 Diagnosing cancer early could save your life - Cancer Research UK (CRUK): https://youtu.be/wQjS6_MTZT0

 

 

How to improve your health and wellbeing after cancer treatment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LKaFjxHp1M

 


Updated: 20/07/2021