Real Stories

CancerCare has worked with over 22,000 local people affected by cancer & life limiting conditions throughout our 30 year history.

Here are some of the inspiring stories of just some of the people we have helped.


Receiving a cancer diagnosis during lockdown - Marisa's Story

Receiving a cancer diagnosis during lockdown - Marisa's Story

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New Barrow Centre set to open on 1 September!

New Barrow Centre set to open on 1 September!

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JOB VACANCY - Youth Group Worker

JOB VACANCY - Youth Group Worker

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Campervan counselling during lockdown with Jude Gaddes

Campervan counselling during lockdown with Jude Gaddes

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Coping with bereavement - Rachel's story

Coping with bereavement - Rachel's story

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FATHER'S DAY 2020 - The Craig Family's Story

FATHER'S DAY 2020 - The Craig Family's Story

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Dawn's Story

Dawn's Story

Helping a young family from Cumbria cope

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James's Story

James's Story

Support during the Coronavirus outbreak

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NEW SERVICES DURING COVID-19 - VIDEO

NEW SERVICES DURING COVID-19 - VIDEO

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Bumper Summer Lottery Draw Launched!

Bumper Summer Lottery Draw Launched!

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month - Dany's Story

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month - Dany's Story

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Christmas Appeal 2019

Christmas Appeal 2019

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Jane Lawther - Reiki

Jane Lawther - Reiki

The benefits of Reiki for people dealing with bereavement

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Melanie Berry - Alexander Technique

Melanie Berry - Alexander Technique

Alexander Technique at Kendal's Lakes Centre

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Melanie's Story - Video

Melanie's Story - Video

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Andrea's Story

Andrea's Story

Lancaster mum Andrea partridge was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in 2012 and turned to CancerCare for support.

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Suzanne's Story

Suzanne's Story

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Adrian's Story

Adrian's Story

Local Builder Adrian Lydiate, aged 45 from Milnthorpe, has been coming to the CancerCare Lakes Centre in Kendal for a weekly Indian Head Massage

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Sarah's Story

Sarah's Story

Staveley mum of two Sarah Abbott was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2011 and is now in recovery from her illness.

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