Cancer Support & Advice


Below are a few links to additional support groups and networks offering further information and advise for cancer patients and their carers:-

Breast Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Care is dedicated to providing support and information to women with breast cancer or other breast-related problems as well as to their families, partners and friends.

Breast Cancer Care
5-13 Great Suffolk Street,
London SE1 0NS
Helpline: 0808 800 6000
Email: info@breastcancercare.org.uk
www.breastcancercare.org.uk

Help Adolescents With Cancer

This charity offers counselling, group meetings and support for families and siblings. They also hold a 10-day workshop/holiday in Jersey each year for 25 – 30 teenagers.

1st floor,
Post Office Buildings,
338 Hollinwood Avenue,
New Moston,
Manchester M40 0GB
Tel: 0161 688 6244
Fax: 0161 682 4020
Email: niki@hawc.fsnet.co.uk
www.hawc-co-uk.com

Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust

The trust provides patient support and organises information days which take place across the country, facilitating access to a wide care network. They also organise annual family days for children living with a brain tumour, their siblings and parents/carers. A support group has been set up in Hartley Wintney in Hampshire and more are due to be generated over the coming months

Helpline: 0845 130 9733 (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 9-5pm Wed 2-10pm)
Email Patientinfo@sdbtt.co.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support is a source of support to help with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. It's not only patients who live with cancer, they also help carers, families and communities. They fight discrimination from unfair travel costs and insurance policies to improving the benefits system. Their network of nurses, medical professionals and cancer centres provide help throughout the patients treatment for all.

Macmillan Cancer Support,
89 Albert Embankment,
London, SE1 7UQ
Telephone 0808 808 0000
www.macmillan.org.uk

Pancreatic Cancer UK

Pancreatic Cancer UK is the only national charity fighting pancreatic cancer on all fronts - support, information, campaigning and research. They run a confidential support line providing specialist information about pancreatic cancer, treatment options and managing symptoms and side effects.

3rd Floor Market Towers,
1 Nine Elms Lane,
London SW8 5NQ
General Enquiries: 0203 535 7090
Support Line: 0808 801 0707
Email:support@pancreaticcancer.org.uk
www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk

The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation is dedicated to defeating lung cancer through research, prevention and support for those affected. They provide funding for nurses in Liverpool, Glasgow and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Edinburgh and Birmingham.

4- 6 Enterprise Way,
Wavertree Tech Park,
Liverpool,
Merseyside L13 1FB
Helpline: 0800 358 7200
Tel:0151 254 7200
Email: from
website www.roycastle.org

The Teenage Cancer Trust

The Teenage Cancer Trust works to raise funds to build and equip 20 specialist units, to treat and care for adolescents suffering from cancer, leukaemia, Hodgkin’s and related diseases. The charity is designed to meet the emotional, physical and psychological needs of the teenagers with dedicated nursing posts and research into adolescent cancer.

Teenage Cancer Trust,
3rd floor,
93 Newman Street,
London W1T 3EZ
Telephone: 020 7612 0370
Fax: 020 7612 0371
Email: tct@teenagecancertrust.org
www.teenagecancertrust.org

Ovacome

Ovacome is a UK wide support network providing information and support for everyone affected by Ovarian Cancer

PO Box 6294,
London, W1A 7WJ
Telephone: 0845 371 0554 Monday-Friday 10-5pm
www.ovacome.org.uk
Email: ovacome@ovacome.org.uk