Our Mission:  To share experiences & strategies that help people cope with Cancer

We have supported people affected by Cancer in the North East for 38 years.

December 2020: Chief Executive Update

Our Chief Executive reflects on a challenging year for Coping With Cancer and it’s supporters.

To read the statement in full, please click on “Find Out More” below.

In Depth: Our Complementary Therapies

We believe complementary therapies are an integral part of self-care and can offer a small respite to people living with the effects of cancer.

We spoke to Complementary Therapies Manager, Angela Angus, to find out exactly what complementary therapies are and how they can help

In Depth: Our Counselling Services

We provide counselling services in Gateshead’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital and, most recently, South Tyneside Hospital.

We spoke to Manager of our Counselling Services, Kerry Rundle, to find out exactly counselling is and how it helps our service users.

Acupunture In Action

Auricular acupuncture can help relieve symptoms such as neuropathy, hot flushes, nausea and pain.

Tiny needles are placed into the outer ear area for around 45 minutes, and people love the almost immediate feeling of relaxation.

Click below to see a short video of an acupenture treatment.

Help Us Fundraise

Coping With Cancer provides free to access services for those touched by Cancer across the North East.

Help us to continue to do our amazing work, supporting people with Cancer by donating using JustGiving.

Meet The Team: Millie

Millie is based in Sunderland Royal Hospital and specialises in Reiki and reflexology treatments.  She is just one of many Complementary Therapists who started off as volunteers. 

Here we caught up with her to find out what she enjoys about helping our patients.

Meet The Team: Angela

Angela has been with us for four years and came with lots of valuable non-profit experience from her previous role.

In charge of eight paid staff members and a team of volunteers, Angela coordinates where they need to be in various hospitals and hospices, manages therapists’ time and organises clinics.

Meet The Team: Andree

Andree specialises in auricular acupuncture and massage at South Tyneside Hospital, Sunderland Royal and the QE.

She’s been with us since 2015 after completing her Foundation Degree.

Meet The Team: Linda

Linda works at Sunderland Royal Hospital four days per week and specialises in auricular acupuncture. 

She’s been with us for 15 years.

Get In Touch

If you think Coping With Cancer can help you, or would like to help us, please get in touch using the details below.

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