Velindre Cancer Centre
Tredegar Town Band is proud to support Velindre Cancer Centre
Velindre Cancer Centre is the largest non-surgical cancer Hospital in Wales providing Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy and other specialised anti-cancer treatments for over half the people diagnosed with cancer in Wales. More people survive cancer than ever before thanks to early detection and better treatments.
It is estimated that by 2015 there will be a 30% increase in the most common forms of cancer in Wales. Velindre is determined to raise the money necessary to enable the centre to meet these new challenges.
Between April 2009 and March 2010 Velindre Cancer Centre provided care, treatment and support for nearly 130,000 outpatients and day cases. Velindre Cancer Centre is the first Cancer Centre in Europe to have a totally integrated service for patients in most need and it’s Active Support Unit, provides the highest standards of care and quality support. Velindre Cancer Centre has a fully intergrated award winning Therapies team which includes Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Speech and Language Therapy, Lymphoedema and Complementary Therapies.
Velindre Cancer Centre has been providing care and support to cancer patients in South Wales for over 50 years. Every possible effort is made to ensure that each visit to Velindre is as comfortable as possible, and experienced staff aim to provide high quality care to patients and their families. It is this commitment to high quality care which means that Velindre is widely regarded as being a Centre of Excellence.
For more information about Velindre Cancer Centre please visit: www.velindrefundraising.com