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The All-Wales Cancer Community is our way of making sure that the voices of those affected by cancer are heard by the people who make decisions and shape the cancer care landscape in Wales. On this page you can find current opportunities to get involved!

You can filter the opportunities by cancer type and location (including information about whether they are online or face-to-face), and view in full by clicking on the listings below.

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End Date Mar 2024

Explore the potential benefit of the use of virtual reality to support people diagnosed with cancer

Although there is increasing knowledge about the potential benefits of VR in supporting the journey and recovery of cancer patients, less is known about how best VR can be used. During a focus group, you will be asked how you think VR can best support those with experience of cancer and the potential barriers and facilitators to using VR in different settings.

Cancer Type

All

Location

Face to face and online

Eligibility

Experience of cancer or caring for someone with cancer

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End Date Mar 2024

A study looking into the effectiveness of an app to support people with cancer related fatigue

The Untire app has been designed to help people cope with cancer related fatigue. You will be given free access to the app for 12 weeks and researchers at the University of Bath would like to assess how well the app works for you and hear about your experiences using it.

Cancer Type

All

Location

Online

Eligibility

Adult cancer patients and survivors who suffer from cancer related fatigue.

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End Date Apr 2024

Sign our petition calling on Welsh Government to commit to implementing targeted lung cancer screening

Lung cancer takes a terrible toll on Wales. Targeted lung cancer screening will help by catching this cancer earlier and giving more people precious time with family and friends . Through signing and sharing this petition, you can aid our calls for this screening in Wales.

Cancer Type

Lung

Location

Online

Eligibility

Anyone

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End Date Dec 2024

Join Velindre Cancer Centre in their new Velindre Voices

Velindre Cancer Centre is launching Velindre Voices - a means for existing and past patients and carers, and members of the wider community, to keep in touch with them, influence their work and get involved with them in whatever way suits you.

Cancer Type

All

Location

Cardiff

Eligibility

Anyone affected by cancer

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End Date Dec 2024

Join the Largest Study of Melanoma Ever

MyMelanoma is a study designed to research the important current questions about melanoma and its treatment. The questions relate to treatments, the nature of the particular cancers (all cancers are a little bit different), other health matters and to lifestyles. The aim of the study is to collect high quality, detailed information which will be used as a resource by scientists to carry out research to benefit melanoma patients.

Cancer Type

Melanoma (Skin)

Location

Online

Eligibility

Anyone with experience of NHS melanoma treatment

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End Date Dec 2024

Do You Know of a Non-medicine Health or Care Technology That Could Improve the Lives of People Living With Cancer in Wales?

Health Technology Wales (HTW) wants to hear about non-medicine health and care technologies that could improve the lives of people living with cancer in Wales. It is inviting health and care professionals, technology developers, academics, and members of the public to submit their ideas, to help HTW appraise these technologies and produce national guidance on whether they should be adopted in Wales.

Cancer Type

All

Location

Online

Eligibility

Anyone

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End Date Dec 2024

How can we best support people with cancer to self-advocate?

Cancer Type

All

Location

Online

Eligibility

Anyone who has ever been diagnosed with any type of cancer, or has ever visited their GP with concerns about cancer-like symptoms.

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End Date Dec 2025

Help the North Wales Cancer Patient Forum to bring a patient voice to cancer services in North Wales

Join the North Wales Cancer Patient Forum to be given opportunities to use your cancer experience to help make a difference to cancer care in North Wales. By working together with cancer teams across the region, they aim to ensure that the patient voice is heard, especially when designing or refreshing services.

Cancer Type

All

Location

North Wales

Eligibility

Anyone affected by cancer in North Wales

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