(by Freemasonry Today, 1 November 2018)
MORE THAN 800 CANCER PATIENTS WILL RECEIVE THERAPY OR COUNSELLING, FOLLOWING A GRANT OF £60,000 TO CAVENDISH CANCER CARE FROM YORKSHIRE, WEST RIDING FREEMASONS
The grant will be used to fund a new Assessor, who will put together personalised care plans to help those with a cancer diagnosis deal with the physical and emotional consequences of cancer, and the treatments that are prescribed.
Every year, 30,000 people in Yorkshire are diagnosed with cancer, and 320,000 in England and Wales, where there are currently over 2.1 million people living with the condition.
Cavendish Cancer Care supports people living with cancer in Yorkshire and their loved ones, offering complementary therapies such as counselling, massage and acupuncture.
Assessors are the first point of contact at the centre and form a fundamental part of…