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Cancer Research UK

The UK's leading cancer charity dedicated to beating cancer has a wealth of information about the charity and cancer.
www.cancerresearchuk.org

Macmillan

Provides high quality, up-to-date cancer information for cancer patients, their families and carers. All of the information is written and reviewed by specialists.
www.macmillan.org.uk

Marie Curie

Provide end of life cancer care to terminally ill patients in their own homes, or in one of their hospices.
www.mariecurie.org.uk

Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre

Maggie's Cancer Caring Centre is there for anyone affected by cancer. You can access psychological and emotional support, benefits advice plus a range of workshops such as tai chi, yoga, creative writing and creative expression.
www.maggiescentres.org

Look Good, Feel Better

Charity offering hair and beauty advice and workshops for women undergoing cancer treatment.
www.lookgoodfeelbetter.co.uk

St Raphael’s Hospice

Offers high quality specialist medical and nursing care for people with cancer and other serious illnesses.
www.straphaels.org.uk

Trinity Hospice

Provides skilled, compassionate end of life care to its central and south west London community.
www.trinityhospice.org.uk

Wimbledon Cancer Friendship Group

Find mutual support, share your experiences, talk over problems and make friends.
For more information please call 07948 767 936 or email wcfg@live.co.uk

Beating Bowel Cancer

UK charity dedicated to saving lives from bowel cancer, raising awareness and providing support to patients and their families.
www.beatingbowelcancer.org

Bowel Cancer UK

Aims to save lives by raising awareness of bowel cancer, campaigning for best treatment and care and providing practical support and advice.
www.bowelcanceruk.org.uk

Breast Cancer Care

Information and support for anyone affected by breast cancer.
www.breastcancercare.org.uk

National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline

The National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline was founded in 1996 by Wendy Watson, at a time when little or nothing was generally known about Hereditary Breast Cancer.
www.breastcancergenetics.co.uk

The Haven Breast Cancer Support Services

Provides a wide range of therapies, free of charge, to support wellbeing with and beyond breast cancer.
www.thehaven.org.uk

Pink Ribbon Magazine

Raising breast cancer awareness.
www.pinkribbon.co

The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Funds lung cancer research, provides support, helps people to quit smoking and gives a voice to all those affected by lung cancer through campaigning.
www.roycastle.org

Mesothelioma Cancer

Mesothelioma support group. Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by asbestos, which affects the thin membranes protecting the lungs, heart or abdomen.
www.mesotheliomaguide.com

Anthony Nolan

Register matching people with blood cancer and blood disorders to blood stem cell or bone marrow donors. Conducts research into stem cell matching and transplants
www.anthonynolan.co.uk

Leukaemia CARE

Leukaemia Care provides care and support to those whose lives have been affected by blood or lymphatic cancer. Their work extends to the welfare of families and carers of the patients themselves.
www.leukaemiacare.org.uk

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research are the only UK charity solely dedicated to research into blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.
leukaemialymphomaresearch.org.uk

Lymphoma Association

Supporting people affected by lymphoma/ lymphatic cancers.
www.lymphomas.org.uk

Myeloma UK

The International Myeloma Foundation works towards finding better treatments and a cure for the disease.
www.myeloma.org.uk

Ovacome

UK ovarian cancer support network.
www.ovacome.org.uk

Prostate Action

Funds research and education to beat prostate disease
www.prostateaction.org.uk

The Prostate Cancer Charity

Offers support and information to anyone concerned with prostate cancer.
www.prostate-cancer.org.uk

Skin Cancer Research Fund (SCARF)

Raises money for public education and medical research into skin cancer, especially melanoma, and aids patient support.
www.skin-cancer-research-fund.org.uk

Skin Cancer Foundation

The leading skin cancer prevention and information organisation
www.skincancer.org

 

 

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