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Cancer support groups and charities

We have provided details of the major support groups, patient groups and charities which have an interest in cancer in the UK. Select an organisation for a brief provile and contact details including web and email addresses.

 

If you are interested in groups for a specific type of cancer, go to one of the cancer information centres and select support groups from there.

  • Prostate Cancer Research Centre Prostate Cancer Research CentreRaises money for research into the treatment and understanding of prostate cancer. Also provides a booklet 'The treatment of prostate cancer: questions and answers' free of charge. 3rd Floor67 Riding...
  • Prostate Cancer Support Association (PSA) A self-help association (registered charity) providing support for those affected by prostate cancer. PSA was set up by a small group of prostate cancer patients in 1995 and has developed into a...
  • Prostate Help Association A source of information mainly in regard to Prostate Cancer, Prostatitis and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.. Prostate Help AssociationLangworthLincoln LN3 5DF Web site:www.pha.u-net.com Runs a local...
  • Prostate Scotland Prostate Scotland logoWe are a Scottish charity set up to provide information, advice and help on prostate health and diseases of the prostate. Nearly 1 in 2 men in Scotland will be affected by prostate disease at some...
  • Retinoblastoma Society Retinoblastoma SocietyA national charity providing support and information about retinoblastoma and raising money for research. The Royal London HospitalWhitechapel RoadLondonE1 1BB Main telephone number:+44 (0) 20 7377...
  • Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation Roy Castle Lung Cancer FoundationUndertakes lung cancer research, supports those affected by lung cancer, informs and educates on lung cancer issues and tobacco control. Has a lung cancer patient network with 25 lung cancer patient...
  • Sail 4 Cancer Sail 4 CancerSail 4 Cancer is an organisation that aims to raise significant funds for cancer treatment care and research through the organisation of high profile sailing events. Suite 124 Swan StKingsclereRG20...
  • Samantha Dickson Research Trust Samantha Dickson Research TrustA registered charity promoting and sponsoring brain tumour research and offering support and advice to anyone directly or indirectly touched by brain tumours. The support offered uses direct advice...
  • Sarcoma UK Sarcoma UKProvides information about sarcoma and its treatments, offers email support, in some cases can arrange patient-to-patient contact. PO BOX 128LudlowSY8 1YL Email:info@sarcoma-uk.orgWeb...
  • Scottish Association of Prostate Cancer Groups Prostate ScotlandThe Scottish Association of Prostate Cancer Support Groups works on a national level by making more people aware of prostate cancer. By encouraging much needed improvements in early detection and...
  • Target Ovarian Cancer Target Ovarian Cancer Target Ovarian Cancer is the national ovarian cancer charity working to save lives and help women diagnosed live their lives to the full, wherever they are in the UK.
  • Teenage Cancer Trust Teenage Cancer TrustTeenage Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and chances of survival for young people with cancer aged between 13 and 24. We build specialist units within...
  • Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer (TYAC) Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer (TYAC)TYAC brings together all professionals involved in care of teenagers and young adults with cancer; aims to improve knowledge about all aspects of cancer in young people for those involved in their...
  • The Prostate Cancer Charity The Prostate Cancer CharityA charity providing support and information to anyone concerned about prostate cancer via a range of information resources, a confidential helpline, and a specialist nurse programme. Support is also...
  • The Rarer Cancers Foundation The Rarer Cancers FoundationThe Rarer Cancers Foundation is a national cancer charity whose mission is to ensure that people with rarer cancers have access to the best services and outcomes in Europe.
  • Thyroid Cancer Support UK This is online service only group which gives personal experience of Thyriod cancer and treatments etc. Also provides discussion and support. Email:thyroidcancersupportuk@yahoogroups.co.ukWeb...
  • UK Breast Cancer Coalition The UK Breast Cancer Coalition was founded in 1995 by women with personal experience of breast cancer. It brings together individual, regional groups and national organisations, to campaign for...
  • Urostomy Association Urostomy Association logoA registered charity set up in 1971 to assist people who have, or about to have, a urinary diversion of any kind. The Association was formed in 1971 as the Urinary Conduit Association to help people...
  • Vulva Awareness Campaign Organisation (VACO) Vulva Awareness Campaign Organisation (VACO)Supported by gynaecological health professionals who are also involved in producing written information about this rare cancer. Main telephone number:+44 (0) 161 747 5911 Email:vacouk@yahoo.comWeb...
  • Wessex Cancer Trust Wessex Cancer Trust LogoThe Wessex Cancer Trust covers Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, The Channel Islands and the Isle of Wight. Within this region, they send out patient information folders to hospitals (an A5 booklet with...
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