Links to Fashion and Further Support
Some useful links to fashion brands specialising in mastectomy, lumpectomy and reconstruction, as well as further links to other support groups available to help you.
Amoena mastectomy wear also produce a very informative FREE magazine a couple of times a year. Visit their website to sign up to their newsletter and get 10% off your next order. You’ll also receive advanced notice of sales, and special offers that are tailored just for you.
Offering Bosom Pals 15% off their catalogue prices. You can request a catalogue by phoning 0845 2657595 or visit their website.
The oncology services at Bedford Hospital are based in the dedicated oncology unit: The Primrose Unit, which was funded by Bedford Hospitals Charity, in liaison with Macmillan Cancer Support and opened in 2003. The unit provides a full complement of high quality, clinical and support services.
If you are suffering from or worried about Lymphoedema please take a look at their website.
You can email them at [email protected]. If you don’t have internet access you can contact their Information and Support line on 020 7351 4480. They will send you a free information pack. LSN is a registered charity run by people who live with lymphoedema and is the largest information provider about the condition in the UK.
This is for newly diagnosed patients, those receiving treatment for cancer and those in the initial post-treatment period. It is from 10.00am to 3.30pm on Tuesday’s but you can go for just part of the day if you so desire. You can stay for lunch (£5 donation) but everything else is provided free of charge including complementary therapies. It is a rolling programme covering a wide range of topics and you can start at any time within the course and there is no obligation to do all 12 weeks. Visit their website or call 01234 352 015 for more information.
The MS Therapy Centre in Barkers Lane now hires out hats for that special occasion. So before you spend a fortune on buying one, give them a ring on 01234 325781, you will also be supporting a worth while local charity.