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*** IMPORTANT NOTICE *** The Sussex Cancer Network has now been discontinued, and updates are no longer being made to the content of this website.
Please direct any enquiries to the South East Coast (SEC) Strategic Clinical Network for Cancer (Tel: 01293 729 154 and 01293 729 163).
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We recognise that there are particular challenges in the development and provision of cancer information and support for minority communities.

There may be challenges in identifying symptoms and understanding advice or guidance. Language barriers and cultural misunderstanding are equally a challenge to the healthcare professionals, but there are organisations that can help.

Macmillan Cancer Support have produced a useful guide on BME resources (751mb PDF). Please see the websites listed in the box on the right of this page which we hope will help both healthcare professionals, patients, families and carers.