Macmillan Cancer Support's Bus Visits West Yorkshire

The team are highlighting issues around the financial impact of cancer.

Free, cancer advice and support is coming to West Yorkshire on Thursday 3 and Friday 4 August.

Macmillan Cancer Support's mobile service will be visiting the area, with cancer information specialists on hand to answer questions and provide information. The team encourages anyone with worries relating to cancer to stop by, whether you're living with cancer, or care for someone who is. 

The team are highlighting issues around the financial impact of cancer. Macmillan research shows that 83% of people are, on average, £570 a month worse off because of a cancer diagnosis. This is often due to being unable to work and having increased costs such as travel to hospital or increased fuel bills. 

Details of the visit: 

Thursday 3 August 
    Seacroft, Tesco, Leeds Seacroft Extra, York Road, LS14 6JD
    9am to 3pm

Friday 4 August  
    Halifax, 30 Woolshops, Woolshops Shopping Centre, HX1 1RU
    10am to 4pm

Lucy Rogers, a Macmillan Information and Support Specialist on the unit, said: "It's really important that people living with cancer are able to access the financial advice and support they are entitled to, so they can focus on what's most important: their health. We can help signpost people to Macmillan benefits advisers who can provide free, confidential advice.

"On the dates mentioned above, we're here to answer any questions about cancer. Whether you want to know what symptoms to look out for, need advice about managing the side effects of your treatment, or want to find local support for carers, come along and see us. We'd be happy to help."

For further information about Macmillan's mobile information service, and planned visits, click here.

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