T: 0300 123 1801
Maggie’s is a UK charity that provides services including information about cancer and support with managing the physical, emotional, and practical challenges of living with cancer. There are many Maggie’s cancer centres around the country which are usually open from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. Please note that opening hours may currently be affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, so make sure to call ahead and arrange a time to visit.
Macmillan Cancer Support
T: 0808 808 00 00
Macmillan Cancer Support offers a range of physical, financial and emotional support services, including an Online Community of cancer patients and survivors and many support groups around the UK. They also offer an information and support line and an online chat service which is open 7 days a week from 8am – 8pm.
T: 0808 808 1010
Tenovus is a Welsh charity that provides emotional support and financial advice to cancer patients and supports new cancer research. You can speak to their nurses about your diagnosis, side effects, or your emotional concerns using the Support Line phone number listed above.
Independent Cancer Patients’ Voice
Independent Cancer Patients’ Voice is a patient advocate group which aims to improve available treatments for cancer by incorporating the patient voice in clinical research.
T: 0303 303 0303
Anthony Nolan is a charity that connects people with blood cancer to people who would like to donate their stem cells. You can find out more and join their register at the website listed above.
Blood Cancer UK
T: 0808 2080 888
Blood Cancer UK is a charity that funds research, campaigns for policy change and provides support for people with blood cancer. You can speak to a trained member of their blood cancer support team confidentiality by calling the number listed above.
Bowel Cancer UK
T: 020 7940 1760
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Bowel Cancer UK is a charity that funds research, promote awareness and provides support for people diagnosed with bowel cancer. They provide an online community and email support, online resources, and organise support events for people living with bowel cancer.
T: 01983 292 405
Brainstrust is a charity that supports people with brain tumours. They have a 24/7 support helpline and help people to build the resources they need to cope.
Breast Cancer Now
T: 0808 800 6000
Breast Cancer Now is a charity that funds breast cancer research and provides information and support to people with breast cancer. You can speak to a specialist nurse or other trained staff member by calling the phone number listed above.
Breast Cancer UK
Breast Cancer UK is a charity dedicated to preventing breast cancer through education, research, collaboration and policy exchange. Breast Cancer UK aims to raise awareness of lifestyle changes that can reduce the risk of cancer and campaigning for policies aimed at preventing breast cancer.
T: 0800 008 7054; 07503 682 311
Ovacome is the UK’s ovarian cancer charity, which focuses on providing support to people affected by ovarian cancer. Ovacome’s services include telephone support, an online community, and local support groups and events.
Prostate Cancer UK
T: 0800 074 8383
Prostate Cancer UK is a charity dedicated to funding research to improve treatment for prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer UK also employs Specialist Nurses, who you can contact via the above phone number or through the form on their website.
Shine Cancer Support
Shine Cancer Support is a charity for people diagnosed with cancer in their 20s, 30s, and 40s. They provide online resources and supports groups, as well as away days, retreats and employment coaching.
Teenage Cancer Trust
T: 0207 612 0370
Teenage Cancer Trust is a charity for young people with cancer between the ages of 13 and 24 years old. Teenage Cancer Trust builds specialist cancer wards for young people in the UK, funds specialist nurses and youth support coordinators, and provides a nursing and support service for young people with cancer.
T: 0300 330 0803
CLIC Sargent is a charity for children and young adults with cancer. CLIC Sargent aims to help young people better cope with treatment by offering online chat support and day-to-day support from social workers, supporting young people’s continued education, and helping to reduce the financial and travel burdens of cancer treatment.
North West Cancer Research
North West Cancer Research is a charity that funds research relevant to the cancer needs of people living in the Northwest of England and North Wales. You can read more about the cancer research and fundraising events sponsored by North West Cancer Research at their website.
Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK is a charity dedicated to funding cancer research. The Cancer Research UK website also contains a wealth of information about cancer.