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Cancer Information

Local Information


Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre

For Patients and Relatives involved with the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre (BWoSCC) we have provided information on 3 key areas:

  • About Cancer includes information on the various types of cancer
  • Within Patient Services you can learn about key services we provide
  • The Information and Support Services section contains useful points relating to the more personal services we can provide here at the cancer centre.

Patients & Relatives area on BWoSCC website

Calman Cancer Support Centre (Cancer Support Scotland)

'We provide Groups Support, Talking and Complementary Therapies for anyone affected by cancer, including the person who has been diagnosed, their relatives, friends and carers.'

Cancer Support Scotland

Maggie's Centres Glasgow

Glasgow is served by two centres: Maggie's Glasgow Gartnavel, at Gartnavel Hospital, and Maggie's Glasgow Gatehouse, at the Western Infirmary. 

Maggie’s provides emotional, practical and social support to people with cancer and their families and friends. All our services are free and you don’t need an appointment or a referral – you can just pop in for a cup of tea.

Maggie's Glasgow website (Opening times and further information)

Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries

If you're affected by cancer you may want to know there's someone you can turn to for help. Someone who can help find answers to your questions, whatever they may be.

If you want to find information, support and practical help or would just like someone to talk to, come along to one of our Macmillan Information and Support Services. You can talk through issues and concerns with our staff and trained volunteers.

Macmillan at your Local Library (Locations and days/times)

Living [email protected] the Library with Macmillan Cancer Support (Renfrewshire)

Are you a patient, relative or friend or anyone affected by cancer? We are based in three Renfrewshire libraries and we provide free information and support services for anyone affected by cancer. You may have cancer yourself, care for a relative or friend, work as a health professional or simply want to know more about cancer.

Living Well @ the Library with Macmillan Cancer Support

The West Dunbartonshire Macmillan Carers Services (West Dunbartonshire)

The West Dunbartonshire Macmillan Carers Services provide care to clients at any stage of their cancer journey. We aim to deliver a flexible service, throughout the West Dunbartonshire Council Area, by offering a range of practical, emotional and social supports that is tailored to our client’s needs.

If you are interested in volunteering with the service then please contact 01389 608188 for more details.

National Information


NHS Inform - Cancer 

Scotland's Health Information Service

Cancer Support Scotland

Scottish Charity supporting people affected by cancer. 

Macmillan Cancer Support

UK Charity supporting people affected by cancer.

CancerHelp UK

Patient information from Cancer Research UK.