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Ward 209

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Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Foresterhill Hospital


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Foresterhill Health Centre

Westburn Road


AB25 2AY

(01224) 559312

(01224) 553104


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UCAN Support Group


UCAN support group, is patient-led and hosted by fellow patients; it's your agenda, your chance to speak, listen, learn, exchange ideas, share experiences, laugh or cry and help support others who are affected in some way by urological cancer.

Come every month or come once in a while. It's your choice.

Bring a family member, partner, carer or friend or come on your own; a very warm welcome is always guaranteed.

UCAN Support Group get togethers take place on the third Tuesday of every month from 7pm at CLAN House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen.

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PLSG 02Everyone is most welcome, urological patients, family members and friends; to find out when the next get together takes place please call: (01224) 555885

Our aim is to offer support to everyone affected by any urological cancer in the North of Scotland, including patients, relatives and friends.

  • We offer support by holding monthly informal get-togethers held at CLAN House, 120 Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2QA.
  • Everyone is very welcome to come along and have the opportunity to meet like minded people who all share a common bond.
  • Relaxed informal setting.
  • Assured confidentiallity and sensitivity
  • Occasionally we have presentations and speakers; all professionals in this field of medicine.
  • Special events take place throughout the year.
  • Teas, coffees & refreshments available.


AlanHarrowThe committee have been working since October 2011 to create a support group for Urological Cancer Patients, partners, families and carers.

We had three open meetings during 2011and quickly established there was a need for a support group and saw the possible benefits as people shared their experiences and journeys.

The key element is "patient led", the committee exist to facilitate what the group decide regarding direction or possible speakers. In using CLAN House as a base for meetings we have been able to make use of a relaxed atmosphere, conducive for sharing experiences, having a laugh and supporting each other.

The meetings take place at 7pm every third Tuesday of each month. We have a dedicated telephone messaging service on 01224 555885, attendees can leave messages or find out when the next meeting will be. Alternatively, you can contact us by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Any Urological Cancer Patient, family member, friend or carer will be made most welcome.

We look forward to meeting you!

Alan Harrow

Chairman UCAN Support Group

Diary dates for 2016

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 17th May 2016 starting at 7:00 pm and will be held at the Clan Centre, Westburn road, Aberdeen. John McKenzie, who is a member of the UCAN Support Group, will be our speaker and will give a presentation entitled "Travels in Africa-the adventure begins ". This promises to be a most interesting and enjoyable evening and is a follow up the the facinating talk that John gave a few months ago about his travels in Africa. We look forward to welcoming you and your family and friends at this meeting.



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Patient Led Support Group

Meets at CLAN on the third Tuesday of the month at 7pm-ALL WELCOME



Tuesday 17th May


Guest Speaker




John McKenzie




‘Travels in Africa-the adventure begins’


For more information contact:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  




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The website has been developed to inform people about the cancer clinical trial work that is happening in the North of Scotland and we are looking for feedback on the layout, content, ease of use and relevance of our new site before it goes live to the general public in 2016.


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  Get togethers normally take place at CLAN House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen from 7.00 - 8.30pm, every third Tuesday of the month.

Please call: (01224) 555885 for more information and updates.

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