Bowel Cancer UK: Information on all aspects of bowel cancer.
Brohn Cancer Care: Helpline and range of other support services for people with cancer. Information, emotional support, access to local support groups. Holistic complementary therapies, including sessions on diet, relaxation, mediation, healing and art therapy. A charge is made for residential therapy but financial help can be offered to those on low incomes - Bristol based.
Tel: 0845 123 2310 Web: www.pennybrohncancercare.org
Cancer Information and Support Service (S. and S.W. Wales): Service for cancer patients, carers, families and friends. Information, counselling drop-in, complementary therapies, library.
Tel: 01792 655025 other numbers 01639 642333 / 01267 679149 Web: www.cancerinformation.org.uk
Cancerkin: Information, treatment, supportive care and rehabilitation for breast cancer patients and support for relatives.
Tel: 020 7830 2323 Web: www.cancerkin.org.uk
Cancer Research UK: Information and support on all issues relating to cancer - to speak to a Cancer nurse
Tel: 0808 800 4040 Web: www.cancerresearchuk.org
The Caron Keating Foundation: Providing financial assistance to small number of significant cancer charities, professional carers and support groups. Makes vital donations to creditable individuals which in many cases will completely transform their lives.
PO Box 122, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1UB Web: www.caronkeating.org
Chai cancer Care: Range of services for Jewish cancer patients and their families and friends. Helpline, well woman and well man screening clinics, counselling, advice, information, complementary therapies, libraries.
Tel: 0808 808 4567 Web:www.chaicancercare.org
Kids Cancer Charity - Bereavement support, befriending, self help parent support groups. Compassionate care grants. Crisis breaks, holiday programmes, play therapy, travel insurance.
Tel: 01792 480500 Web: www.christianlewistrust.org
ClicSargent: Caring for children and young people with cancer and their families in hospital and the community.
Tel: 0300 330 0803 Web: www.clicsargent.org.uk
International Myeloma Foundation (UK): Helpline providing information and support to people affected by myeloma (bone marrow cancer) and related disorders.
Tel: 0800 980 3332 Web: www.myeloma.org.uk
James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer: The Patient Support Team at the Fund offers a range of services to provide information, support and encouragement to kidney cancer patients, their families and carers. Services include the Kidney Cancer Careline, the Kidney Cancer Support Network, a patient advocacy service, national and regional patient Days, patient support groups, booklets, factsheets and information about kidney cancer and its treatment.
Tel: 0300 111 0143 Web: www.jameswhalefund.org
Kidney Cancer Careline: A confidential telephone helpline for kidney cancer patients, their families and carers offering information, support and encouragement. Operated by cancer patients who draw on their own experience of the cancer journey to provide practica lhelp to kidney cancer patients. Open 7 days a week.
Tel: 0330 111 2333 Web: www.kidneycancercare.org.uk
Kidney Cancer Support Network - An online chat forum for patients, their families and carers. Patients can identify other patients living close by and build relationships for mutual encouragement and support. A patient-led forum run by kidney cancer patients and carers purely for the benefit of other patients, cares and their families.
Tel: 01209 890326 Web: www.kidneycancersupportnetwork.co.uk
Kidney Cancer UK: Support group for people with kidney cancer. Practical advice and information, leaflets, helpline, newsletter, chatroom etc.
Tel: 0844 870 7054 Web: www.kcuk.org
Leukaemia Care Society: 24hr helpline and support for people whose lives are affected by leukaemia and other allied blood disorders. Network of regional care teams, local contacts and support. Discretionary financial assistance and holiday programme for families in need.
Tel: 08088 010 444 Web: www.leukaemiacare.org.uk
Lymphoma Association: Telephone information and support on lymphomas and also local support groups.
Helpline 0808 808 5555 Web: www.lymphomas.org.uk
Macmillan Cancer Relief Cancerline: Support, care and practical and emotional support for people living with cancer including families, friends, carers. Also produce leaflets and booklets.
Tel: 0808 808 0000 Web:www.macmillan.org.uk
Marie Curie Cancer Care: Run ten centres throughout the UK which provide inpatient hospice services, respite care, rehabilitation and day care. Provide nurses nationwide to care for cancer patients in their own homes, day and night and free of charge.
Tel: 0800 090 2309 Web: www.mariecurie.org.uk
New Approaches to Cancer: Maintaining a directory of Cancer Help Centres throughout the UK offering complementary treatments in cooperation with conventional treatment wherever possible.
Tel: 0800 389 2662 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.anac.org.uk
Ovacome: Support service for anyone affected by ovarian cancer. Helpline, telephone support network, factsheets.
Tel: 0845 3710 554 Web: www.ovacome.org.uk
The Prostate Cancer Charity: Helpline and other support and information about prostate cancer. Network of patients willing to share experiences.
Tel: 0800 074 8383 Web: www.prostate-cancer.org.uk
PSA – Prostate Cancer Support Association: Helpline providing support and information about prostate cancer, its treatments and their side effects for anyone affected by the condition. Can put people in touch with their local support groups.
Tel: 0845 601 0766 Web: www.prostatecancersupport.co.uk
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation: Helpline offering information including details of lung cancer nurse specialists and local patient support groups.
Tel: 0333 323 7200 Web: www.roycastle.org
Tenovus Cancer Information Centre: Telephone information, support and counselling for cancer patients, friends, families and carers.
Tel: 0808 808 1010 Web: www.tenovus.com
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland: Helpline for patients, families, drop-in service, counselling and support groups.
Tel: 0800 7833339 Web: www.cancerfocusni.org
CLIC Sargent Community:
For young people with cancer https://community.clicsargent.org.uk
CLIC Sargent's online community is for 16 to 24 year olds who have, or have had, cancer. Community members can share experiences, find useful information and discuss anything from treatment to tattoos. sign up online or search for the app on Google Play or The App Store: https://community.clicsargent.org.uk
Online relationships and sex guide aimed at helping 16+ navigate relationship and sex issues as they go through and beyond cancer treatment.
www.jameswhalefund.org – Specialist kidney cancer charity
www.maggiescentres.org – A place to turn for help with any of the problems associated with cancer, whether small or large. Under one roof you can access help with information, benefits advice, psychological support both individually and in groups, courses and stress reducing strategies. Everything free of charge. Centers throughout the country
Supporting those bereaved by cancer