Below are a few links to additional support groups and networks offering further information and advice 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
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.
Post Office Buildings,
338 Hollinwood Avenue,
Manchester M40 0GB
Tel: 0161 688 6244
Fax: 0161 682 4020
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)
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
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Pancreatic Cancer UK is committed to fighting pancreatic cancer on all fronts through research, awareness, information and support and other projects of benefit to pancreatic cancer patients. It provides a central resource of information about pancreatic cancer to patients, caregivers and GPs and a national support network.
3rd Floor Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, London SW8 5NQ
Tel: 0203 177 1686
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
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