Macmillan Cancer Support and Information Service – Royal Free

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Drop-in service managed by a Macmillan cancer information specialist and supported by trained volunteers. Information is available in languages other than English, plus audio CDs and DVDs. 

Information and support about:

  • specific cancers, their treatments and effects
  • financial, social and practical issues
  • how cancer affects your life
  • complementary therapies and how to access them
  • local support groups
  • cancer prevention and healthy lifestyles
  • referrals to the Macmillan/CAB benefits service
  • referrals to the cancer counsellors 
  • referrals to the chaplaincy service


Eligibility criteria


  • all cancer patients in Camden, regardless of whether they are patients or not at the Royal Free Hospital
  • anyone, including relatives and friends, affected by cancer

How to refer


Patients can phone 10am-4pm, Tuesdays to Fridays.

t: 020 7794 0500