SUPPORT GROUP BASEL REGION
in English for people affected by cancer
cancer diagnosis is a frightening and life-changing experience at
the best of times – even more so if you are out of your home
country, away from your family and loved ones, perhaps lacking the
necessary language skills.
you - or someone you are close to - have had a cancer diagnosis and
would find it helpful to talk to someone who has been through the
same experience, maybe we can help.
2000 a group of women who had had breast cancer decided, with the
help of the Swiss Breast Cancer Association Leben Wie Zuvor,
to form an English-speaking support group based in Basel. We are a
multi-national group with a number of different mother tongues, but
the link is English.
offer the following:
in person or by phone. We can visit in hospital or at home, take
you to medical appointments, radiotherapy or chemotherapy. We can
help with translation to and from German and French.
information is treated in strict confidence. To
find out more about the English-speaking Cancer Support Group in the
Basel region (which includes neighbouring Alsace and Baden), please
feel free to get in touch with any of the following:
Please contact Sue Style on