Macmillan Upper GI Cancer Nursing and Dietetic Specialist Team
If you are diagnosed with oesophageal or stomach cancer in the Northern Trust you will meet a specialist Macmillan upper GI cancer clinical nurse specialist (CNS). The CNS can provide you with relevant information and offer emotional and practical support. The nurse will be your keyworker (your main point of contact), will answer your questions and offer written information about your cancer, investigations, treatment or symptoms.
The Macmillan GI Dietitian can support and advise you regarding your diet, changes to weight and liaise with your General Practitioner about nutritional supplements if required.
The Macmillan Support Worker will assist you with your queries, and sign-post you to appropriate services such as counselling, complementary therapies or the Benefits Advice Service.