Because no one should have to face cancer alone.

TEAM SOLAN is here to help cancer sufferers take back some control in their life


Once we receive a referral, one of our Warrior Co-Ordinators will contact you to discuss how we can support you. Our support is bespoke to the individual and their family.  We always look at how we can provide long term support and build a relationship with our Warriors.

The support we can provide includes:

- assisting with transport to appointments

- help with your home

- mobility aids

- financial support and signposting

- holistic Therapies

- counselling

- wigs

The above list is not exhaustive and once we have received a Support Request Form we will be able to discuss your support needs with you

Terms & Conditions

The Trustees do NOT fund:


People who do not reside in County Durham or Darlington

* Please note that Personal Independence Payment, Disability Living Allowance and Attendance Allowance do not count as income in our calculations.

While these are the general criteria, we do take individual circumstances into account, so please contact us if you require more information.


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FREE Therapy Room

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FREE Monthly Coffee Mornings


PREVENTION Is Better Than Cure’


Therefore it is important to be aware of any unexplained changes to your body, such as the sudden appearance of a lump, blood in your urine, or a change to your usual bowel habits.


These symptoms are often caused by other, non-cancerous illnesses, but it's importantto see your GP as soon as possible so they can investigate.


If your GP suspects cancer, they will refer you to see a specialist – usually within two weeks.


The specialist will carry out further tests, such as a biopsy or X-ray, and plan any necessary treatment.


Other potential signs and symptoms of cancer are outlined below.



You should also see your GP if you have any unexplained bleeding.


Breast Cancer


See your GP if you notice a lump in your breast or if you have a lump that's... 


Bowel Cancer


See your GP if you've experienced changes in bowel habits that have... 




See your GP if you notice any unusual moles, sores, lumps, blemishes...