Links to Useful Websites / Charities
With so much information available on the internet, it can be hard to find useful, accurate and verified information online. With this in mind, we’ve collated the below list of recognised and reputable charities and organisations who provide valuable information for patients on specific cancers.
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
Beating Bowel Cancer
UK charity dedicated to saving lives from bowel cancer, raising awareness and providing support to patients and their families.
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.
Cancer Research UK
The UK’s leading cancer charity dedicated to beating cancer has a wealth of information about the charity and cancer.
Haven Breast Cancer Support Services
Provides a wide range of therapies, free of charge, to support wellbeing with and beyond breast cancer.
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.
Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research
Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research are the only UK charity solely dedicated to research into blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.
Look Good, Feel Better
Charity offering hair and beauty advice and workshops for women undergoing cancer treatment.
Supporting people affected by lymphoma/ lymphatic cancers.
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.
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.
Provide end of life cancer care to terminally ill patients in their own homes, or in one of their hospices.
Mesothelioma support group. Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by asbestos, which affects the thin membranes protecting the lungs, heart or abdomen.
The International Myeloma Foundation works towards finding better treatments and a cure for the disease.
UK ovarian cancer support network.
Prostate Cancer UK
Offers support and information to anyone concerned with prostate cancer.
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.
Skin Cancer Research Fund (SCARF)
Raises money for public education and medical research into skin cancer, especially melanoma, and aids patient support.
Skin Cancer Foundation
The leading skin cancer prevention and information organisation
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 firstname.lastname@example.org