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Links to Useful Websites

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.

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.org

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

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

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

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

Look Good, Feel Better

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

Lymphoma Association

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

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

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

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

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

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 Cancer UK

Offers support and information to anyone concerned with prostate cancer.
https://prostatecanceruk.org/

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

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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