Conditions and Diseases Cancer in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Conditions and Diseases Cancer

Action on Bladder Cancer

UK charity focused on improving the lives of those living with bladder cancer; also works to raise awareness of the condition. Includes information resources and contacts. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Action-on-Bladder-Cancer/130019273685247

Adam Stansfield Foundation

Foundation set up in memory of Adam Stansfield, a young Exeter City footballer who died of bowel cancer. as9foundation

Alex Hulme Foundation

Fund raise for research, trials and treatment of B-Cell Non Hodgkin Lymphoma, cancer in children. https://www.facebook.com/alexhulmefoundation/ alexhfoundation

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Pancreatic Cancer

Established in 2012 by a leading group of parliamentarians with an interest in making a difference for pancreatic cancer.

Bob Champion Cancer Trust

Endeavors to improve methods of detection and treatment, to identify cancer genes, and ultimately to eradicate male cancers.

Cancer Active

Charity which focuses on providing information and resources related to alternative and complementary cancer therapies and treatments.

Cancer Advice

Furnishes current issues, cancer terms, support groups, resources, an advice centre and contacts.

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Supports local cancer patients, their families and carers, funds cancer research and campaigns for better health policies.

Cancer Help UK

Features a free information service about cancer and cancer care sponsored by Cancer Research UK. .

Cancer Research UK

Providing information about cancer, cancer research and ways to support the UK's leading cancer charity.

Cancer Research UK: Find a Clinical Trial

Search by cancer type, drug name, trial name, or choose from a list of cancer types.

Cancer Support Scotland

Offers counselling and complementary therapies to people affected by cancer including family and friends, before, during and after treatment.

cancernet-UK

Describes the management of cancer, current therapies and side effects plus tips and news. Includes video clips.

Cell Slider

Citizen science site which asks members of the public to participate in analysing cell slides in a bit to assist cancer research; set up by Cancer Research UK.

Dimbleby Cancer Care

Founded by the family of the late Richard Dimbleby. Funds research of the causes and treatment of cancer. Includes conference details.

Dryathlon

Fundraising initiative for Cancer Research UK which challenges people to give up alcohol in January 2013. http://www.facebook.com/Dryathlon

Eye Cancer Network

Providing online support for those with eye tumours.

Get A-Head Charitable Trust

Raises money to help those who suffer from cancer and other diseases of the head and neck either via research, education or the purchase of vital equipment.

The Great Christmas Pudding Race

Hightlights these two annual obstacle course races, one in London and one in Brighton, held each December to raise money for cancer research.

James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer

Seeks to promote knowledge and awareness of kidney cancer, and to provide support to families. Contains a patient forum, literature and fundraising news.

Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust

Information on cervical cancer and support for women, family and friends affected by cervical cancer.

Kidney Cancer Support Network

Providing support, resources and networking for patients and families coping with kidney cancer.

Kidney Cancer UK

Provides information on kidney cancer, including treatment options, plus resources and a support forum for patients and their families.

Killing Cancer

Campaigns for funding for PDT - photodynamic therapy - for use in treating cancers. Explains the therapy and its application and includes celebrity endorsements, video clips, news and patient stories.

Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust

The only UK charity funding medical research specifically into cancer affecting teenagers and young adults.

Lymphoma Association

Aims to provide medical information and support to lymphatic cancer patients, their families, friends and carers; includes a library of resources and information, with a section for health care professionals.

Merseyside Head and Neck Cancer Centre

Information about head and neck cancer management in Liverpool with searchable QOL database

Mouth Cancer Foundation

Provides information and advice on a range of cancers in and around the mouth, their causes and treatments; also includes details of fundraising events, and resources for professionals.

Mouth Cancer Foundation

Dedicated to supporting people with mouth, throat and other head and neck cancers and their families; includes information resources, personal stories, forums, and details of their fundraising campaigns.

Myeloma UK

A charity dedicated exclusively to myeloma; offers information and support through a helpline and local groups, works to support research, and campaigns to raise awareness; with details of their services, information sheets, news, and contacts.

National Cancer Research Institute

A UK-wide partnership between research funders working together to make faster progress against cancer.

NET Patient Foundation

Raising funds for and offering support to patients with neuroendocrine cancers. https://www.facebook.com/netcancerday netpatientfound

New Approaches to Cancer

A nationwide information service with local support groups dedicated to providing complimentary holistic therapies to help cancer patients; includes background resources, and contacts.

NHS Bowel Cancer Screening (BCSP) Programme

The national bowel cancer screening service.

NHS Cancer Screening Programmes

Provides details of the screening services in England for breast, cervical, bowel and prostrate cancer.

NHS Choices – Preventing Cancer

Information about how to reduce your risk of cancer, how to access free screening and raise your awareness.

Orchid

Charity conducting research into and raising awareness of penile, testicular and prostrate cancers.

Pelvic Radiation Disease Association

A patient-led group providing support for people suffering from pelvic radiation damage as a result of radiotherapy treatment; also campaigns for improved recognition and facilities for treatment within the NHS.

Pseudomyxoma Survivor

The support network for those affected by PMP, appendix cancer and peritoneal surface malignancies.

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Annual fundraising event where organisations are encouraged to hold a coffee morning to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. http://www.facebook.com/macmillancoffee macmillancoffee

Yorkshire Laser Centre

Pioneers in the use of lasers for treating cancer and other life threatening conditions; includes a guide to their facilities, treatment, research programme, and national training in the use of lasers in medicine. Based in Goole.

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