Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

40-44 Eglantine Avenue

Tel: (Helpline) 0800 783 3399, (Admin) 028 9066 3281


Cancer Focus Northern Ireland (originally The Ulster Cancer Foundation) is involved in many aspects of cancer, from prevention to patient support. It operates an information and support helpline for cancer-related queries for patients and their families, staffed by experienced cancer nurses, who can arrange counselling by personal appointment. Rehabilitation support services include the following:

  • Support Groups for Cancer Patients (Generic and Cancer Specific)
  • Free Phone Information & Support Helpline
  • Counselling Service
  • Bra Fitting and Headwear Service across Northern Ireland
  • Patient Advocacy Group
  • Family Support Service
  • Art Therapy
  • Creative Writing
  • Zest for Life Courses
  • Recovery Yoga
  • Driving Service
  • Patient / Carer Conferences
  • Living Well Residential Weekend for Patients/Carers/Families
  • Schools and Youth Initiatives
  • Tobacco Control Activities including:
    • Smoking Cessation Programmes
    • Community Education Programmes
    • Workplace Education programmes.
  • Lobbying Work

Last updated on 24/10/2013

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