Links to Useful Websites / Charities
Cancer Research UK
The UK’s leading cancer charity dedicated to beating cancer has a wealth of information about the charity and cancer.
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.
Provide end of life cancer care to terminally ill patients in their own homes, or in one of their hospices.
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.
Look Good, Feel Better
Charity offering hair and beauty advice and workshops for women undergoing cancer treatment.
St Raphael’s Hospice
Offers high quality specialist medical and nursing care for people with cancer and other serious illnesses.
Provides skilled, compassionate end of life care to its central and south west London community.
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
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.
Breast Cancer Care
Information and support for anyone affected by breast cancer.
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.
The Haven Breast Cancer Support Services
Provides a wide range of therapies, free of charge, to support wellbeing with and beyond breast cancer.
Pink Ribbon Magazine
Raising breast cancer awareness.
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.
Mesothelioma support group. Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by asbestos, which affects the thin membranes protecting the lungs, heart or abdomen.
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
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.
Supporting people affected by lymphoma/ lymphatic cancers.
The International Myeloma Foundation works towards finding better treatments and a cure for the disease.
UK ovarian cancer support network.
Funds research and education to beat prostate disease
The Prostate Cancer Charity
Offers support and information to anyone concerned with prostate cancer.
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