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Cancer Information and Support Centre at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary

Princess Alexandra officially opened the Macmillan Centre for cancer care in December 2003, which was built as an extension to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. The centre houses clinics and chemotherapy suite, the Alexandra Unit for specialist palliative care services, and the Cancer Information and Support Centre.

At the Centre they offer a free information and support service for anyone affected by cancer. They can offer a confidential one-to-one counselling and psychological support service, information on all aspects of living with cancer and treatments, relaxation tips, stress management, dietary and nutrition advice, and links to national and local organisations and support groups. You do not need to make an appointment. .


Open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm (except for bank holidays); they can be available at other times by arrangement.


Counselling, Information, Complementary Therapies.

Last Updated:21/11/2020
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    Cancer Information and Support Centre at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary
    Bankend Road, Cargenbridge, DG2 8RX, UK

    +44 1387 241 979
    Therapies provided by this provider:

    Reflexology is a very gentle and rhythmic foot massage.

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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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