Cancer

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American Cancer Society
Information on cancer.

Bristol Cancer Help Centre
UK holistic cancer charity giving emotional support and information on finding complementary therapists and services in your area, and information on the Bristol Approach.

CancerHealthOnline
This US based site has a wealth of information for patients and professionals and you can sign up for their newsletter giving information on the latest research. The site also has links to other sites selling cancer-fighting supplements.

CancerHelp UK
Information on cancer.

CancerResearch UK
Information on cancer.

Cancer Survivor’s Network
Set up by the American Cancer Society – see above. A vibrant community established by people whose lives have been touched by cancer and who hope you’ll find strength and inspiration from their personal stories, discussions and expressions of caring.

CanTeen Ireland
A nationwide support group for young people, aged 12-25, who have or have had cancer, and for their brothers, sisters and friends. CanTeen is associated with the Irish Cancer Society – see below.

Christian Lewis Trust Cancer Care for Children
Offers emotional and practical support to the whole family.

CLICSargent Cancer Care for Children
Charity - from the merger of CLIC and Sargent - providing a range of services to support families of children who have been diagnosed with cancer. They can provide practical and financial help and short breaks for families and young people at their specialist centres. They have several regional offices.

Families of Kids with Cancer
Support/discussion board for families of kids with cancer with emphasis on teens.

Group Loop
US based online support for teens with cancer and their parents – allows teens with cancer to ‘connect’ with other teens and forge friendships while battling unwanted aloneness, loss of control and loss of hope associated with the disease.

Help Adolescents with Cancer (HAWC)
National organisation providing support for any young person affected by cancer.

Irish Cancer Society
National charity dedicated to preventing cancer, saving lives from cancer and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer through patient care research and education.

KwikMed
Information on cancers.

Leukaemia Care
Charity caring for sufferers of leukaemia, lymphomas and related disorders.

Light the Night Walk (The Leukaemia and Lymphoma Society) 
Walk to build awareness of blood cancers and raise funds for cures. Walkers carry illuminated balloons - white for survivors and red for supporters - to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by cancer. In the US and Canada – find your local office by going online.

Lymphoma Information Network
Hosted by a lymphoma survivor in the US. Latest news and publications.

Macmillan Cancer Relief
Works in partnership with people affected by cancer, and with other organisations such as the NHS and other charities, to deliver their own services and help others to develop theirs. Macmillan nurses can work with cancer patients from the time they are diagnosed.

Maggie’s Centre
Charity helping you adjust to living with cancer. The first Maggie’s Centre was opened in Edinburgh. Further centres have been, and are, are being developed across the UK – find your local one.

National Alliance of Childhood Cancer Parents Organisations (NACCPO)
Consists of parent run organisations who have common aims of working together with families and health professionals to support children with cancer.

National Cancer Alliance
Represents the interest of cancer patients and their carers and increases awareness about cancer services, diagnosis, treatment and care. Also prmotes and monitors standards of cancer treatment and care.

National Cancer Institute
Wealth of information on cancer on this US site.

Teenage Cancer Trust
Focuses on particular needs of UK teenagers and young adults with cancer, leukaemia, Hodgkin’s and related diseases.

Teen Info on Cancer
Information, advice and support on how to cope with cancer, and the space to share your experiences of cancer with other teenagers.

Teens Living with Cancer
Melissa’s Living Legacy Foundation is dedicated to Melissa’s ever-present spirit and is committed to ‘making things better’ for other teens living with cancer.

Tenovus
National cancer charity, dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by cancer through high quality research, education and care and support.

The Orchid Cancer Appeal
Dedicated to funding research into diagnosis, prevention and treatment of prostate and testicular cancer as well as promoting awareness.

Ovacome
Information and support for people with ovarian cancer and their families and friends.

Retinoblastoma Society
National charity offering support and information to people with retinoblastoma and their families.

Sarcoma UK
Resource for sarcoma patients in the UK.

Testicular Cancer Resource Centre
US website with information, personal stories and jokes.