About LYLAC™

LYLAC™ (Live Your Life After Cancer) is unique in how it supports people affected by cancer.
It is different from the existing services in two ways:

  1. The programme is based on life coaching to help people find a new balance and live well after cancer.
  2. Both co-founders have faced cancer themselves and their personal experience has shaped this programme.

Our focus

  • Working with the ‘bigger picture’ (holistic approach)
  • Creating awareness
  • Taking stock of the cancer experience
  • (Re)connecting to personal values
  • Explore what’s stopping you in moving forward (and how to manage this)
  • Learn how motivation works best for you
  • Peer-support
  • Goal Setting & Action Planning


  • Increased (self)awareness
  • More confidence
  • More clarity about the future
  • More focus on possibilities
  • Feeling more in control
  • Increased self-management
  • Increased resilience
  • More happiness in general

Some milestones we’ve achieved over the last couple of years:

  • We have been helping several local and national cancer charities over the last couple of years with our workshops.
  • We worked with Southampton University on a feasibility study in 2012. More information here.
  • We helped cancer survivors to return to work sooner and with more confidence.
  • We ran workshops in partnership with local support groups in both Hampshire and Dorset.
  • We have spoken at several cancer conferences.
  • We have developed new services e.g. workshop for Carers and ‘Work and Cancer’ and continue new developments to meet the growing and changing demand.

LYLAC is a member of Social Enterprise UK

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