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Haematology support groups


York Haematology Support Group

York Haematology Support Group is a small but active group of patients, family members and friends affected by haematological cancers.

It is run by Carol Miller and meets on the first Thursday of every month at the Working Mens Club in Huntington. Meetings offer the chance to get together in an informal environment and chat to others and most months there is also a guest speaker invited to talk about various aspects of living with blood cancers.

Anyone affected by a haematological cancer is welcome to attend the Group and can contact Carol for more information.
 

2017 programme & invited speakers (subject to change)
  • 2 February: Debra Howell, Epidemiology & Cancer Statistics Group, University of York
  • 2 March: Simon Baker, Jack Birch Unit, University of York
  • 6 April: Sarah Proud, Psychology Services
  • 4 May: Lizzie Walker, Mobile Chemotherapy Unit
  • 1 June: Cathy Burton, Consultant Haematologist
  • 6 July: Alison Learwood, Cancer Research UK
  • August: no meeting (summer break)
  • 7 September: Sanjay Gupta, Consultant Cardiologist
  • 5 October: Norman Maitland, Prostate Cancer Research
  • 2 November: Angela Knowles, Calendar Girl
  • 7 December: Christmas Buffet


Meeting Venue: Huntington and District Working Mens Club, 1 North Moor Road, Huntington, York YO32 9QS

Contact: Carol Miller, carol.miller2@ntlworld.com, 07813 174293


 

Lymphoma support groups


Leeds Lymphoma Association Support Group

Everyone is welcome to come along to meetings, whether you have or have had a diagnosis yourself, or someone close to you has.  We’re a very friendly and caring group that meets on the last Monday of every month except August from 11am-1pm.

Meeting Venue: Robert Ogden Macmillan Cancer Information Centre, St James’s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF

Contact: information@lymphomas.org.uk, 0808 808 5555 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)


 

Myeloma support groups


Hull and East Yorkshire Myeloma Support Group

Hull and East Yorkshire Myeloma Support Group was set up by Anne and Tony Tordoff. It is a small, informal group of patients and family members who come together once a month to meet over coffee and share experiences about living with and coping with everything myeloma brings.

Anyone affected by myeloma is welcome to attend the meetings. Please call Anne or Tony for more information about the Group if you are interested in going along.

Hull and East Yorkshire Myeloma Support Group usually meets between 1.30pm – 3.00pm on the third Thursday of every other month.

Meeting Venue: White Cottage, 66 Beverley Road, Dunswell, Hull HU6 0AJ

Contact: Anne and Tony Tordoff, jgfdet@jgdet.karoo.co.uk, 01482 858 244/ 07875 250 339