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New support group for blood cancer patients

PUBLISHED: 18:00 17 October 2017

The new support group will give advice to blood cancer sufferers and their families.

The new support group will give advice to blood cancer sufferers and their families.


A new support group has been set up to support people affected by blood cancer.

The Bristol/WSM Haematology Support Group is a new initiative set up by Leukaemia Care, a national charity giving advice to people suffering from the illness.

The group’s first meeting will be held at Long Ashton Community Centre, in Keedwell Hill, from 5.30-7.30pm on November 8.

Nickey Bate, who organises Leukaemia Care’s support groups, said: “This new support group is a great opportunity for patients and their loved ones to meet others in a similar situation.

“We’re looking forward to the ongoing development of the Bristol/WSM support group.”

Leukaemia Care also offers a 24-hour helpline, nurse education days and carer conferences.

For more information, call 08088 010444 or email

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