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AECC (Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer) – Infocancer line

A major national charity offering support for cancer patients and their friends and family, closely associating with local health authorities, and that also has a presence in many hospitals that treat cancer patients. Services typically include companionship and visiting help in hospitals; practical, social and psychological support; and often physiotherapy. Services are generally in Spanish or the regional languages of Spain, although in areas with high levels of foreign national patients there are often volunteers or professionals who can speak some English.

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Coverage area and additional information

AECC operates over almost all Spain. You can see the local provincial contact address by searching their website, and many provinces also have satellite offices covering smaller districts. The 24-hour helpline provides confidential support and guidance wherever you are in Spain on cancer and the website has useful information.

Contact information
Phone 24/7 helpline for all Spain /Atención por todo España (0034) 900100036.
Languages Spanish spoken
Timetable The helpline operates 24 hours.
Type of organisation Charity / Support Group