How we can help

Irish Cancer Society support | How we can help

You aren't alone. Whether you've been diagnosed with cancer, or know someone who has been, we have a variety of practical and emotional services to help you along the way. Find out more about:

There are also local cancer support services around Ireland that are affiliated to the Irish Cancer Society:

Coping with a cancer diagnosis

We'll help you to deal with life during and after treatment, including:

If you are caring for someone with cancer, we are here to help with lots of advice.

If you are an employer, we have advice about how to support an employee with a cancer diagnosis.

We have two dedicated transport programmes: Care to Drive, where trained drivers can give you a lift to your treatment, and Travel2Care, which helps with the costs of transport. Find out more at the following links:

Our nurses can help you when and where you need them.

If cancer is a big financial burden, we may be able to provide you with financial assistance. Find out who this special grant is for and how to apply.

We have something going on almost everywhere. Find support groups and services in your area. If you're interested in volunteering you can spend some time in an existing cancer support group or start up your own.

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Follow the links for more information on our health education programmes and cancer awareness campaigns:

Take advantage of our one-to-one support programme, where you'll receive emotional and practical support from a person who's dealt with a cancer diagnosis themselves.

Find out about cancer in children and teenagers, and where you can get further support.

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