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Axminster and Lyme Cancer support was set up in 2018 by Mary Kahn, following a diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer in 2017. Although there was some great support available online and further afield having a network of support locally was missing.


Since 2018 ALCS the need for support has grown enormously, we currently have over 530 (August 2023) people who have registered for support.


There are a variety of services available from creative activities, holistic therapies, relevant diet and lifestyle information, different exercise classes all for anyone affected by any cancer.


We offer mutual support, helping people cope with the fear, anxiety, isolation, or stress that cancer can bring by providing a chance to unwind over a cup of tea. We can offer different options for coping strategies, both locally, slightly further afield and various

Axminster & Lyme Cancer Support

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    Please note that Cross Keys House is open via appointment only or for pre-booked events excluding drop-in sessions on a Monday. Please contact 07512 279663 or 01297 816559 to arrange an appointment to register or discuss referral options.


    Cross Keys House

    Chard Street


    EX13 5EB



    phone: 07934 978405

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