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4. Complementary Health
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6. Other Useful Numbers
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General Support & Information
A Star Private Ambulance Hire provide Private Ambulances to the private sector including Patient transport services, First Aid Cover and Event Medical Cover. A-Star Ambulance Service has worked with Bupa, NHS, PineWood Studios, BBC, ITV, British Armes Forces and many other institutions. For more information, Please call A-Star Ambulance on 0800 2922059.
Cancer Buddies Network
Cancer Buddies Network is an online charity based support group designed to put you in touch with your cancer buddy so you can share the ups and downs, laughter and tears with someone who knows how it feels. You can either chat 1-to-1 by private messaging onsite, or on our lively Forum. Whether you have experienced cancer yourself, or you are family, friend or carer, come and search for your buddy simply and safely on our dedicated website today!
Carers Direct is a national information, advice and support service for carers. We can help in providing practical, emotional and financial information and guidance to unpaid carers. Advisors can also signpost to specialist agencies for casework, advocacy, representation, and counselling in relation to legal, medical and financial matters.
Available online at http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/Pages/CarersDirectHome.aspx and as a free, confidential helpline seven days a week on 0808 802 0202, it provides accurate, relevant information for carers and those who support them.
Telephone enquiries -The Carers Direct helpline number is 0808 802 0202. Lines are open seven days a week, from 8am to 8pm on weekdays and 10am until 4pm on weekends and Bank Holidays. All calls, including mobiles, are free.
Language Line - If you need help in a language other than English, you can request a call back in the language of your choice http://www.carersdirectenquiry.nhs.uk/callback. We use Language Line, a telephone translation and interpreting service that allows a conversation in one of more than 170 languages.
Email and online enquiries - If you have a question about caring you can ask it using the Carers Direct online enquiry form. A Carers Direct advisor will normally respond within 24 hours of you submitting your enquiry.
Carers Direct web address is www.nhs.uk/carersdirect
Text Relay and Typetalk - Deaf, deafblind, hard of hearing and speech-impaired people who use a textphone can contact Carers Direct by textphone/minicom, on 0800 988 8657.
Postal enquiries -You can send a written enquiry by post to Carers Direct, PO Box 4338, Manchester M61 0BY.
London Nutritionist | Chronic Fatigue | IBS | in Harley Street
nutritionists in london BANT certified registered specialists in m.e.
, menopause, candida, irritable bowel, allergy, food intolerance,
biochemical, fibromyalgia, nutrition therapy, testing, parasite
Counselling Directory A free, confidential service that will encourage those in distress to seek help. The Counselling Directory provides access to a huge counselling support network in UK, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. The website also contains a number of sections on emotional disorders (types of distress section) and provides some useful statistics. Every counsellor on the site who has submitted their profile has either sent a copy of their qualifications and insurance cover to us, or is registered with a professional body online with recognised codes of ethics and practice, this way we can be assured of their professionalism.
E MAIL: email@example.com
Calm Clinic is a website designed to help anxiety sufferers. If you have anxiety or panic attacks problems, take their anxiety test.
Families facing Cancer. Providing emotional and practical support for carers who have a friend or relative with cancer.
Families Facing Cancer provide emotional and practical support to people just like you - those that find themselves in the fallout zone of another persons cancer, those caring for cancer patients. You can transform your journey, with that support, into one that makes your life better. Click here to go to their website
Firsthealthsafetly co.uk. Online Health & Safety Training. This online Health & Safety training system delivers professional and highly effective employee training for less!
National Association of Citizens Advice Bureau
020 7833 2181
(Local branch in Yellow Pages)
The Counselling Society is a membership organisation offering a range of memberships from accredited to student membership. It has been set up by counsellors, for counsellors and takes in account your individual journey as a counsellor
The Patients Association Helpline
0845 608 4455 or 020 8423 8999
The Royal Marsden Hospital
The UKs top cancer unit; good information and news.
A massage therapist based in N Yorks with good experience of working with Cancer patients through Bradford Cancer Support. Contact 07947 609283 or www.touchedtherapies.com.
Brain Tumour Research. In the UK more children and people under the age of 40 die of a brain tumour than any other cancer. Brain Tumour Research aims to raise at least 7 million per annum to significantly accelerate progress in UK brain tumour research, making a clinical difference and improving patient outcomes. The website includes comprehensive information and support for brain tumour patients and their carers.
Cancer Bacup. Helpline: 0808 800 1234 - http://www.cancerbacup.org.uk/
Trained nurses provide emotional and practical help
Cancer Research UK. Information service line: 020 7269 3142 - http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/
The largest cancer charity in Europe. Funds lots of research.
Cancernet - uk. Cancernet uk describes the management of cancer, its therapies, their side effects and tips how to cope with them. Patients themselves have included topics, practical tips and tools they have found helpful during their cancer journey. The website emphasises the evidence and benefits of lifestyle after cancer to improve well-being and reduce the risk of relapse.
The editor, Professor Robert Thomas,is a practicing oncology at Bedford and Addenbrookes Cambridge University NHS trust and a professor at Cranfield Health. He has a special interest in lifestyle research and cancer and was voted both UK Doctor of the Year 2001 and UK Oncologist of the Year 2006. www.cancernet.co.uk
Chai Cancer Care. Chai Cancer Care is the UKs only charity dedicated to supporting Jewish cancer patients and their loved ones, enabling them to cope. Contact number: 020 8202 2211. Website: http://www.chaicancercare.org/
CLIC Sargent. Every day 10 families are told that their child has cancer. Diagnosis often comes as a shock. Treatment usually starts straightaway and can last up to three years. As the childrens cancer charity, CLIC Sargent is there with clinical, practical and emotional support, every step of the way. firstname.lastname@example.org 0208 752 2867
Comprehensive Complimentary Care for people with a Cancer Diagnosis. - Fiona Shakeela Burns
Medical Herbalism, PSYCH-K and EFT / Matrix Reimprinting including telephone and Skype sessions.
Force Cancer Charity
FORCE Cancer Charity has played a vital role in local cancer services for nearly 25 years. We hold the belief that anyone diagnosed with cancer deserves the best possible treatment and professional support close to home. Our work finances improvements in patient care through research, the purchase of advanced equipment and our Cancer Support and Information Centre, situated in the grounds of the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, Wonford, Exeter.
The Centre is open every week day from 9.30am 4.30pm and until 6.30pm on Wednesdays (closed Bank Holidays), and offers a relaxed, comfortable setting where you can seek advice and discuss your needs, without requiring a referral, so you can call in when its convenient to you. All services within the Centre are funded by FORCE so there is no charge to you.
Services include; a range of cancer support groups, Oncology support and counselling, information and advice, benefits entitlements advice, complementary therapy, relaxation classes, look good feel better workshops, hair loss wig fitting, exercise programmes and more. Last year alone over 10,000 visits were recorded at the FORCE Centre.
Tel 01392 406151
Having Fun After Cancer. This is a website that covers problems and some solutions for handling side effects from hormonal drugs. Set up by cancer patients, this has information on medically-approved products to help handle side effects from drugs, fun events, ideas and some humour, and info on cancer centres, contacts etc. The site mentions products and treatments that have been clinicaly trialled in many countries such as USA, France, Germany, Australia etc., and therapies such as massage that are provided by cancer charities.
130 countries now access http://www.after-cancer.com/ and there are links to Europa Donna.
PAC Project-Positive Action on Cancer
Free professional counselling service.
01373 455 255 - http://www.positiveactiononcancer.co.uk/
Penny Brohn Cancer Care (formerly Bristol Cancer Help Centre). Penny Brohn Cancer Care (formerly Bristol Cancer Help Centre) provides complementary care, The Bristol Approach, to people with cancer and their loved ones. Working alongside medical treatment, this complementary approach can transform lives - giving people practical tools to improve their daily quality of life and helping to take the fear out of cancer
Chapel Pill Lane
Bristol BS20 0HH
Helpline : 0845 123 23 10 Switchboard : 01275 370 100
The Cancer Counselling Trust. National service offering specialist, face to face and telephone counselling to patients, family members, friends and carers.Free though a donation is appreciated. tele: 020 7843 2292
e-mail: email@example.com. website: http://www.cancercounselling.org.uk/
African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust
020 8667 1122 - http://www.aclt.org/
Best Think Pink. Best Think Pink is an organisation for women´s breast health, dedicated to empowering women through education, advice and breast-friendly products. www.bestthinkpink.com
Tel: Nikki Mattei 07814 504755. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bone Cancer (ewings sarcoma & osteo sarcoma). A new charity researching into bone cancer. http://www.bonecancerresearch.org.uk/
Bowel Cancer UK
08708 50 60 50 - http://www.bowelcanceruk.org.uk/ - email@example.com
Poppy Fields Appeal. A site for parents whose children are affected by brain tumours. www.poppyfieldsappeal.co.uk
Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust. Since it was established in 1997, SDBTT has gone on to play a very unique and special role in the care of the children and young adults with brain cancer.
SDBTT is the UKs leading and largest brain tumour research charity. With significant support from families affected by brain tumours, the charity has raised 10m since it was established, and 7m of that income has been invested in ground-breaking research projects.
In 2009 we opened our first Centre of Excellence at University College London, with the aim of improving our understanding of brain tumours, to develop better treatments and improve outcomes for patients. We also campaign to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of brain tumours.
SDBTT provides a support service including an accredited, confidential helpline for patients and carers. We also offer support online, and face to face at family days and through local patient support groups. We work closely with professionals in the health sector and provide an educational and information service through our information roadshows across the UK.
The two main objectives of the charity are:
To fund and promote brain tumour research so that this can be translated into developing new treatments, improving survival rates and quality of life for children and adults
To provide education, information and support to children and adults with brain tumours and their families and carers.
For more information on our research work contact:
Julia Trusler, Head of Research
For more information on our patient support services contact:
Roz Osborne, Head of Patient Support
Tel 01252 749046
The Homeopathic Clinic. 100% safe breast screening for ALL women Digital Infra-red Thermal Imaging (D.I.T.I.) can detect abnormal breast abnormalities 8-10 years before mammography.
No radiation exposure, no painful compression of breast tissue, medically proven recognised screening procedure. Full medical doctors report with every screening.
For more information contact the Homeopathic Clinic Tel 0151 931 5001 or visit our website at http://www.breast-screening.co.uk/. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Operation Henry Trust. This trust is the foremost pancreatic cancer charity in the country, leading the way in non-clinical patient care. We aim to help sufferers with the associated burdens and costs that come with condition, and to educate the public about a type of cancer that receives little attention but kills many people each year. Their website is http://www.operationhenry.com/ or phone them on 01752 892191.
Malignant mesothelioma is a form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. The latency period can be decades long, so many people who worked with asbestos in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s are only now showing symptoms.
Doctors have many tools that they can use to differentiate between a diagnosis of mesothelioma and any less serious diseases with similar symptoms. They can use Physical examination, Chest/Abdominal X-Ray, Computed Axial Tomography (CAT) scan, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan, Blood tests, Fluid tests, Biopsy and Laboratory tests.
For more information, visit the website http://www.mesotheliomaweb.org
Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance - http://www.mesothelioma.com/
Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center. The Mesothelioma and Asbestos Awareness Center aims to educate those affected by asbestos related disease, including mesothelioma cancer and asbestosis. Maacenter.org features the webs most comprehensive database of asbestos exposure sites as well as advancements in mesothelioma treatment.
The Mesothelioma Center. The Mesothelioma Center is committed to providing the latest, up-to-date information to our visitors in the hopes of spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos cancer. We offer a one-stop resource on all asbestos issues ranging from occupational exposure to mesothelioma facts and treatment options.
The Asbestos & Mesothelioma Cancer Resource Center.
An extensive oncologist reviewed website that is solely concentrated on the knowledge of, and the issues stemming from asbestos exposure
and mesothelioma cancer
issues. Videos are also provided for convenience to those who may have difficulty with reading or who simply just prefer to watch instead of read.
"Asbestos is an extremely harmful material that results into such a horrible deadly disease. We want to make it as easy and convenient as possible for people to find (and understand) the connection with all/any information on it as possible."
Fight Mesothelioma Cancer.
A Useful guide in researching Mesothelioma Cancer, Treatments such as MRI scans, CT scans or Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Lung Transplants, Radiation Therapy, Chemotherapy, Palliative Care and more.
Asbestosis and mesothelioma are similar diseases caused by asbestos exposure. Treatments for mesothelioma and asbestosis are available here
Brain Tumour UK
0845 4500 386 e-mail: email@example.com website: http://www.braintumouruk.org.uk/
Brain Tumour Buddies
Brain Tumour Buddies contains non-medical information and support about high grade brain tumours and has been compiled from a wide range of sources. It tries to indicate what treatment and care options might be available to people affected by a high grade brain tumour and is intended primarily for patients, their families, friends and caregivers living in the UK.
Tel: 05601 751226
Breast Cancer Care
0808 800 6000 - http://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/
A unique breast cancer charity based at the Royal Free Hospital serving patients of 35 hospitals in and around London. It is concerned with treatment, supportive care, rehabilitation, education and research. http://www.cancerkin.org.uk/
Childhood Brain Tumours (Alis Dream)
0208 863 6068 - http://www.alisdream.org.uk/
Colon Cancer Concern
0207 381 4711 - http://www.coloncancer.org.uk/
Herbal colon cleanse
Try the all herbal natural way to cleanse your colon.
Guise and Dolls
The support group for Head and Neck Cancer based at Guys hospital 020 7188 8862 www.guiseanddolls.org.uk
Kidney Cancer UK
01889 565801 - http://www.kcuk.org/
Leukaemia Care Line
0800 169 6680 -www.leukaemia.org.uk
Lymphoma Association Helpline
0808 808 5555 - http://www.lymphoma.org.uk/
0800 980 3332 - http://www.myeloma.org.uk/
0207 600 5141 - http://www.ovarian.org/
0121 449 0667 - http://www.pancan.org/
020 3535 7099 - http://www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk/
Alternative Prostate Cancer Treatment Options, Center & Information http://www.prostateseedinstitute.com/
Prostate cancer causes, risk factors, symptoms & treatment information - Dr. Gregory Echt offers alternative prostate cancer treatments & therapy
options including Seed implants, Radiation oncology, High dose radiation therapy, IMRT and proton beam combination therapy.
0845 300 8383 http://www.prostate-cancer.org.uk/
HIFU is a treatment option for prostate cancer:
HIFU is an incision free treatment for early stage prostate cancer.
HIFU is offered as a treatment for prostate cancer in the UK, both privately and on the NHS.
HIFU aims to preserve the vital structures around the glands that are involved in normal bladder emptying, preserving continence, and erectile function.
The HIFU procedure takes 2-3 hours and is administered as a day case, usually resulting in patient discharge within 4 hours of the treatment.*
HIFU was recognised as a treatment for early stage prostate cancer by NICE (National Institute of Clinical Excellence) in March 2005. http://www.ukhifu.co.uk/
Teeside Prostate Cancer Support Group
Robin Millman (Chairman) 01642 651280
Maurice Thompson (Treasurer)01642 502234
We cover as many aspects of prostate cancer as we are able , including diet and possible supplement benefits
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
0800 358 7200 - http://www.roycastle.org/
Authentic Energy Healing from Japan
Kayo Edwards http://www.authentic-energy-healing.co.uk/
0114 230 3798
Candida Can Be Fun
"Candida Can Be Fun!" is a specialist free-from cookbook written by Rebecca Richardson, who personally suffered with an overgrowth of Candida. The 100 fully colour illustrated savoury recipes are free from wheat, dairy, gluten, sugar (and its various derivatives), fruit, alcohol, yeast, caffeine, smoked/cured non-organic meats, vinegar and fermented products. The recipes are suitable and beneficial for diabetics, coeliacs, wheat-free, auto-immune disease sufferers and those with a compromised immune system (i.e. due to chronic illness, such as cancer and HIV). For more information, please visit: http://www.candidacanbefun.co.uk/
Dr Kate James MBBS
Kate James is a conventionally trained doctor who combines working in NHS Palliative Care with a private integrative health practice in Northumberland. After her mother and daughter were diagnosed with cancer and both given poor prognoses, she embraced a holistic approach to support them both, and saw first-hand how effective the synergy between conventional and holistic care can be. Some five years later, both her mother and daughter have grown through and beyond cancer. Dr James now specialises in lovingly creating individualised holistic programmes to run alongside and support a patients conventional treatment for cancer. Through her practice she combines dietary therapy centred around chlorophyll rich foods, The Chinese Five Element System, and Western nutritional principles with EFT and Journeying work. She supports this with abdominal breath work, Chi Gong and Yoga and Eastern Spirituality and Philosophy. Her work is underpinned by the belief that when we support the meridian system with a number of different techniques amazing things can happen.
To find out more about Dr James work, or to make an appointment with her, please visit her website at http://www.drkatejames.com/, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or give her a ring on 01670 783861
Reiki and Metatronic Healing
Louise Page www.wendovermetatherapies.com
Tel: 01296 696 285 e mail: email@example.com
Massage Therapy Austin Texas USA
Hands on Physical Therapy provides massage therapy,occupational therapy, therapeutic massage, Myofascial release, and deep tissue massage for residents of Austin, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto, Georgetown and surrounding areas.
Essential Oils, Aromatherapy Essential Oil, Massage Oils, Carrier Oils, Incense, UK
Discover 100% pure therapeutic quality aromatherapy essential oils, organic essential oils, massage oils, carrier oils, incense sticks, oil burners, fragrance oils, and other fragrance products at Just Aromatherapy, a trusted family owned UK company.
Live Blood Test
Errol Denton offers live blood analysis for the purpose of evaluating true health at a cellular level. All that is required is a tiny pin prick on the finger tip to see your living blood cells on a video screen. A tailor made nutritional program is then prescribed using food as a medicine to restore your blood to its healthy state.
Errol has been the UKs number one blood expert for the past five years, leading the way with innovative new methods in creating health and wellness for you the individual. Errol is located in Harley Street central London. Call us today and make an appointment to really improve your health and wellbeing on 020 8498 9898 or visit our website http://www.livebloodtest.com
Before: Unhealthy After: Healthy
A parents network which promotes Natural Immunity. Arnica was set up to support parents who had interests in natural immunity and concerns about vaccines. It provides a meeting place and discussion forum for mums and dads, some of whom are medically trained and / or holistic practitioners. The 25 UK groups are linked by a Yahoo group, and parents can feel supported and informed about their Natural Health and vaccination choices.http://groups.yahoo.com/group/arnicaparents www.arnica.org.uk
Acai Berry for Cancer
It is said that acai is shown to help with many different diseases and ailments as well as fighting off free radicals with amazing antioxidant properties and helping you loose weight. Click here for the website.
The Dove Clinic for Integrated Medicine
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Breast Cancer Haven
Helpline: 020 7384 0099
Information, advice, counselling, holistic treatments and therapy for breast cancer patients.
Tel: 01243 778 516
Drop in centre to support, inform and befriend.
Envita provides better and more state-of-the art techniques of fighting disease. Visit now to find out more. www.envita.com
Gerson Support Group UK
Tel: 01372 464 557
Add: POB 406, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9UL
Helpline: 0845 009 3366
The Cancer Lifeline Kit, created by Dr. Rosy Daniel, aims to transform the experience of cancer through the integration of complementary, alternative and self-help approaches.
Alternative Cancer Treatments and Testing
A web site to help cancer patients or their care givers find the best alternative cancer treatment for the patients unique situation. Treatment selection methods are compared to show why alternative cancer treatments need to be selected differently than most treatments.
Institute for Complementary Medicines
Tel: 0207 237 5165
Can supply the names of reliable practitioners.
Nature´s Healing - Judy Evans Naturopathic and Medical Herbalism Clinic
Tel: 01935 474343 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
New Approaches to Cancer
Freephone: 0800 389 2662
Therapy, caring support plus residential courses with yoga and other healing therapies.
PDT for Cancer Cure
This body works to
promote photodynamic Therapy [PDT, in particular the improvement of services that provide relief of sickness available to people suffering from cancer, their families and carers and the advancement of education.
raise funds in order to provide grants that assist in the provision of facilities, support services and equipment not normally provided by statutory authorities. This support to be both practical and measurable. The Company has the power to do anything which is incidental or conductive to the furtherance of its object.
It aims to launch a major, national fundraising programme to provide cancer patients with the opportunity to receive PDT treatment locally. We will provide grants to train hospital staff provide the equipment needed and organise the provision of a mobile unit or fund an in-house hospital PDT unit.
Go to their web site for more detailed information http://pdtforcancercure.com/index.html
CONTACT: e mail email@example.com
Sante Caribe Ozone Center
Sante Caribe Ozone Center provides oxygen-based therapies for Cancer and many other conditions. A full service resort located on the beautiful Caribbean island of St. Kitts, Sante Caribe offers Ozone, Cesium, Enzymes, Chelation, detoxification and nutrition under a fully supervised twenty one day program. Contact: Dr. Rick Santee at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a pdf brochure.
Wirral Holistic Care Services
Tel: 0151 652 9313
Advice and therapies for cancer patients and their families.
Tel: 07977 444 130
Free coaching for cancer carers.
Helpline: 0808 808 7777
Tel: 0800 1970068
Delivers practical and emotional care to young cancer sufferers and their families.
Helpline: 0808 808 2020
Comprehensive practical help on all aspects of living with cancer.
Marie Curie Cancer Care
Tel: 0800 716 146
Care for cancer patients in their own homes, in hospices and day therapy centres.
Teenage Cancer Trust
Tel: 0202 7387 1000
Funds and organises support to improve the lives of teenagers with cancer.
Other Useful Numbers
British Acupuncture Council
020 8735 0400 - http://www.acupuncture.org.uk/
British Association of Nutritional Therapists
0870 606 1284 - http://www.bant.org.uk/
Diabetes, Diabetes Symptoms, Diabetes Treatment, Causes of Diabetes, Diabetes Control
Peoples-Health.com is a complete health guide on diabetes, diabetes symptoms, cure, and treatment of diabetes, blood glucose meters, diabetes causes, diabetic feet, diabetes control and more about diabetes diseases.
Fitness Weight Loss Programs
Steps to finding the diet that is best for you and the step in selecting the most appropriate diet plan - weight loss diet fitness programs, health diets like Atlins diet, South Beach, Zone, Mediterranean, Gluten free, Detox, Macrobiotic.
Institute for Optimum Nutrition
020 8877 9993 - http://www.ion.ac.uk/
The Necessity Headwear Collection
Visit this site to view a wide range of stylish, comfortable and affordable protective headwear suitable for all ages !!http://www.necessityheadwear.com/
At The Necessity Headwear Collection our headwear products are specifically created for those suffering from medical hair loss conditions. With this in mind, all the products are easily accepted as fashion accessories.
The specialist range of wraps, caps, turbans, fringes and headscarves are uniquely designed for Cancer, Chemotherapy, Alopecia, Tricotillomania and other medical email@example.com
The Society of Homeopaths
0845 450 6611 - http://www.homeopathy-soh.org/
The Sutherland Society (Cranial Osteopathy)
01225 869 100 - http://www.cranial.org.uk/
Nutritionist Resource 0844 8030244
The purpose of the site is ultimately to provide the UK with a huge nutrition support network, enabling those in need to find a nutritionist close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will provide those seeking support with all the information they need. Every nutritionist on the site who has submitted their profile has either sent a copy of their qualifications and insurance cover to us, or is registered with a professional body with recognised codes of ethics and practice, this way we can be assured of their professionalism.
Other Cancer Sites
American Cancer Society
The definitive US site; News, information and the latest developments. Extremely easy to use!
The UKs leading information service. Very professional, regularly updated with a tailor made service, publications, "Nurse" and links to other sites. In excess of 100 local sites throughout the UK. Good for rare cancers!
Provides information on how to find what you want, and get the best possible help.
Cancer Research UK
Largest cancer charity in Europe - with site to match. Latest news, links to specific sites. Logo: "Everything you need to know about Cancer". (Now where have we heard that before!).
Chemotherapy and Beyond
Scott Hamiltons chemotherapy site offers the latest chemo information for cancer patients and their families, caregivers and friends.
The Lavender Trust
Breast cancer site aimed at the problems faced by younger women, with great details on benefits and state financial assistance
New York gold standard cancer treatment centre with information to match. Very clinical.
National Cancer Institute
A bit formal - USA site covering all types of cancer, with information on treatment and news on the latest development projects and clinical trials. Massive!
The Royal Marsden Hospital
Brilliant site from the UKs top cancer unit. Find out about everything - jargon-free. Good information booklets and the latest news.