Cancer Support General
Cancer Research UK offer reliable, easy to understand information to anyone affected by cancer. Cancer information nurses are available via the helpline.
Helpline: 0808 800 40 40 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm)
Information on the Cancer Clinical Trials Unit at University College London Hospital. Placement on trails is subject to patients meeting strict criteria, further information and contact details can be found online.
Macmillan provides support to anyone living with cancer as well as their families, friends and carers.
Helpline: 0808 808 0000 (lines open every day 8am - 8pm)
Specialist services online chat support, every day 8am – 8pm, times may vary for some services
Maggie’s offer support for any of the problems associated with cancer. Details of centres are available online.
Information: 0300 123 1801 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm)
Offering a counselling service for anyone who has been affected by cancer, giving advice on benefits and income.
Helpline: 0808 808 1010 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am - 5pm, Weekends 10am – 1pm)
Information & tailored support for young adults in their 20s or 30s living with cancer.
Children and Young People with Cancer
Information from Blood Cancer UK on types of childhood leukaemia’s.
Support line: 0808 2080 888 (lines open Monday 10am - 7pm, Tuesday – Friday 10am – 4pm, Weekends 10am – 1pm)
Information and guidance for parents of children diagnosed with cancer or leukaemia.
Dedicated to the fight against childhood cancers. Information, welfare projects and events for parents.
Supporting young people with cancer and their families.
Supporting teenagers and young adult with cancer when they need financial, physical or emotional support.
Supporting children with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions and their families.
Helpline: 0808 8088 100 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am- 4pm)
Providing cancer support to children, young people and their families.
Helpline: 0300 330 0803 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am-5pm)
Chat Online: Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm
Providing information about bladder cancer.
Information and support for anyone affected blood cancers, plus current research.
Information and support for patients and families affected by bone cancer.
Providing support information for bowel cancer.
Brain Tumour Research raise awareness and fund research into this type of cancer.
Support for any type or grade of brain tumour, and whether you are a patient, family member, friend or carer.
Breast Cancer Now provides information and support to anyone affected by breast cancer.
Helpline: 0808 800 6000 (lines open Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm, Saturdays 9am - 1pm)
Support advice for testicular cancer.
Blood stem cell donor information.
Information on diagnosis, treatment and living with Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Offering support to those affected by cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities, as well at their loved ones.
Helpline: 0808 802 8000 (check website for daily opening hours)
The National Association of Laryngectomee Clubs offers support and information through their UK wide clubs and a quarterly newsletter.
Providing support to anyone affected by blood or lymphatic cancer and their families.
Helpline to speak to a nurse: 08088 010 444 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, Thursday & Friday evening 7pm – 10pm)
Information and support for patients and families affected by lymphoma.
Information and support for skin cancers.
Support for anyone affected by Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS).
Offering support and information to anyone affected by oral, head and neck cancers.
Helpline: 01924 950 950 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am - 5pm)
Information and support for anyone living with Myeloma.
Information line: 0800 980 3332 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm)
Information on diagnosis, treatment and living with Non Hodgkin Lymphoma – NHL.
Support and information for those affected by an ocular (eye) tumour.
Helpline: 0300 790 0512 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am – 7pm)
Supporting anyone affected by testicular, prostate and penile cancers.
Helpline: 0808 802 0010 (lines open Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm)
Providing information and support to anyone affected by ovarian cancer.
Helpline: 0800 008 7054 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm)
Support & information on pancreatic cancer. Sharing best practise, funding research and campaigning to improve the future. The support line to speak to a nurse: 0808 801 0707 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm, Wednesday 10am – 4pm)
Support and information for anyone affected by lung cancer.
Ask The Nurse Helpline: 0800 358 7200 (lines open Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm, Friday 9am – 4pm)
Funds vital research and offers support for anyone affected by all types of sarcoma.
Supportline: 0808 801 0401 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am – 3pm)
Supporting anyone undergoing the treatment of Orofacial Cancers, trauma as well as other facial deformities, including support for their families.
A self-help organisation for prostate cancer and the families affected.
Helpline: 0800 035 5302 (lines open every day 9am - 9pm)
Supporting anyone affected by a brain tumour, as well as family, carers and friends.
Helpline: 0808 800 0004
Campaign encouraging young people to undertake regular life saving checks and be better informed.
UK Blood cancer and bone marrow register.
Phone number: 0303 303 0303 (lines open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm)
Support groups, podcasts and magazine for those affected by cancer and their families.
Bone Marrow and Stem Cell transplants explained by Macmillan Cancer Support.
Information on rare pregnancy related tumours, known as gestational trophoblastic tumours (GTT’s).
Support information for anyone approaching the end of their life, as well as relatives, friends and carers.
Supporting women and their families affected by cancer in and around pregnancy.
Information on donating cord blood.
Information on this type of radiotherapy.