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Cancer Connections

Cancer Connections charity opened to public in 2007 and provides many services including counselling, complementary therapies, support, information and cancer drop-ins. If you have cancer, have had cancer in the past, are caring for someone with cancer, have a child or family member with cancer, or have been bereaved, you are welcome at Cancer Connections.

As well as complementary therapies, there are specialist counsellors, some of whom are experienced in helping young people. As there is no waiting list, the centre can respond urgently when needed. All services are free of charge to anyone affected by cancer.


Open daily Monday to Friday 9am-5pm


Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Massage, Reiki, Indian Head Massage, Counselling

Last Updated:24/06/2020
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    Cancer Connections
    258 Harton Lane, South Shields, NE34 0LR, UK

    +44 (0)1914 565081
    Therapies provided by this provider:

    Reiki (pronounced Ray-Key) literally means universal life force energy and is a system of healing that is believed to stimulate the body's natural ability to heal itself on all levels, whether physical, mental, emotional or spiritual.

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    Reflexology is a very gentle and rhythmic foot massage.

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    Massage is the practice of manipulating, applying pressure, and rubbing or stroking soft tissue and skin to promote physical and mental relaxation, well-being, and circulation.

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    Seeing a counsellor or psychotherapist, who is trained and experienced at working with cancer patients, can help you and others close to you deal with the emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis and help to make sense of the many emotions that you are experiencing.

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    Aromatherapy uses the natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.

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