Leicester Haematology Support Group

Where: Sue Young Cancer Support, 35 Westleigh Road, Leicester, LE3 0HH

When: See below

Time: 1:30pm

Contact: support@leukaemiacare.org.uk

Our Leicester Haematology Support Group is for anyone who has been affected by a blood cancer diagnosis, and is a great way for you to meet someone who is going through or has been through the same journey as you.

Dates of the group are listed below and you will need to register your attendance to gain access.

 Leicester Haematology Support Group Dates

  • 22nd November at 1:30pm – Host Elle Date, Leukaemia Care Regional Coordinator
    Venue: Sue Young Cancer Support, 35 Westleigh Road, Leicester, LE3 0HH

Register to attend

If you would like further information or if you would like to attend, please contact our Patient Services Team on freephone 08088 010 444 (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm) or email support@leukaemiacare.org.uk

What you need to be careful of

Treatment for most types of blood cancers will result in lower levels of white blood cells, neutrophils, that would usually fight food poisoning bacteria.  Also, the lining of the gut acts as a barrier preventing bacteria from reaching the bloodstream, and during chemotherapy and radiotherapy this can become damaged, increasing the risk of infection

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