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Cancer information websites

All these UK websites have information that can be viewed, downloaded or ordered in hard copy. The ones with phone numbers also have help lines.

 

Macmillan Cancer Support
www.macmillan.org.uk

Cancer Research UK
www.cancerresearchuk.org

Bowel Cancer UK
020 7381 9711
www.bowelcanceruk.org.uk

The Brain Tumour Charity
0808 800 0004
www.braintumouruk.org.uk

Breast Cancer Care
0808 800 6000
www.breastcancercare.org.uk

Cancer of Unknown Primary Foundation (Jo's Friends)
www.cupfoundjo.org

Jo’s cervical Cancer Trust
0808 802 8000
www.jostrust.org.uk

Kidney Cancer UK
0844 870 7054
www.kcuk.org

The Roy Castle Lung Foundation
0800 358 7200
www.roycastle.org

Ovacome: The ovarian cancer support network
0845 371 0554
www.ovacome.org.uk

Pancreatic Cancer UK
020 3535 7099
www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk

Sarcoma UK (Bone and Soft Tissue Cancer)
020 7250 8271
www.sarcoma.org.uk

Orchid (Testicular and prostate cancers)
0203 465 5766
www.orchid-cancer.org.uk

Prostate Cancer UK
0800 0748 383
www.prostatecanceruk.org 

Mesothelioma UK
0800 169 2409
https://www.mesothelioma.uk.com/

Information booklets and leaflets are free or can be borrowed from the Cancer Education, Information and Support Service at CCHU, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, and the Sunrise Unit, High Wycombe Hospital. Some are suitable for people with special needs and some are available in different languages. Free Wi-Fi Internet access and tailored information prescriptions are also available at CCHU and Sunrise through Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.

Haematology information websites

All these UK websites have information that can be viewed, downloaded or ordered in hard copy. The ones with phone numbers also have help lines.

 

Lymphoma Action (previously the Lymphoma Association)
Provides emotional support and information to anyone with lymphatic cancer.
0808 808 55555
www.lymphoma-action.org.uk

Blood Cancer UK (Previously Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research)
A UK charity dedicated to improving the lives of patients with all types of blood cancer through supporting research. They also produce a comprehensive range of information booklets, including those especially for children and young adults. These can be downloaded from their website or ordered free of charge.
020 7504 2200
www.bloodcancer.org.uk

Myeloma UK
For patients seeking more information about myeloma and its treatment
0800 980 3332
www.myeloma.org.uk

The International Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia Foundation
Set up by experts in many countries with a special interest in this disease to improve the outcome for patients with CML and has up-to-the-minute information on research developments and treatment.
www.cml-foundation.org

The CML Support Group (Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia)
An online patient support group for chronic myeloid leukaemia patients, their families and carers. The website has been running since April 2000 and has a lively discussion forum as well as information regarding current therapies for CML.
www.cmlsupport.org.uk

The MDS Patients Support Group (Myelodysplastic Syndromes)
Provides an educational role and supports research into this group of malignant blood disorders.
www.mdspatientsupport.org.uk

The Aplastic Anaemia Trust
The only charity in the UK dedicated solely to research into aplastic anaemia and the support of patients and their families.
www.theaat.org.uk

The ITP Support Association
An independent UK registered charity which aims to promote and improve the general welfare of people with Immune Thrombocytopenia (formerly known as Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura) by providing support and information to patients, their families, and health professionals.
www.itpsupport.org.uk