Below is a list of other charities and organisations that Cancer Recovery recommends you look into if you are suffering from cancer and would like more support.
The largest cancer research organisation in the world, outside the US and the European leader in the development of new anti-cancer drugs. They fund research on all aspects of the disease from its causes, to treatment and prevention, education and psychological support for patients. They also offer a free online discussion forum for people affected by cancer. Its a safe space to talk to others in a similar situation and find information and support, visit the ‘CancerChat’ forum here.
They provide practical, medical and financial support and advocate for cancer patients. They provide booklets on cancer and treatments run helplines providing cancer information and benefits advice.
Maggie’s Centres offer care and support to people affected by cancer. Each centre is beside an NHS cancer hospital and is run by professional, specialist staff who can discuss any aspect of cancer. You can join a support group, take part in weekly sessions such as relaxation and stress management or learn about nutrition and health. Or you can just visit to have a cup of tea, a biscuit and a friendly chat.
They run 9 centres (hospices) throughout the UK and a nationwide Marie Curie nursing service, providing hands-on free care for patients in their own homes throughout the day or night, free of charge.
Provides a programme of complementary care to people with cancer and their loved ones.
Helpline: 0845 123 2310 (Mon to Fri 9:30am-5pm)
The Royal Marsden is a world-leading cancer centre specialising in diagnosis, treatment, care, education and research. For more information on their clinical trials, NHS referrals and private treatment options visit their NHS directory site or for more information on support whilst undergoing treatment visit The Royal Marsden Charity website.
The Willow Foundation is the only UK charity supporting seriously ill 16-40 year olds by providing Special Days out. Each unique experience is a positive focus away from treatment or marks their recovery from illness. The planning, anticipation and excitement of the day itself boosts confidence and provides inspiration to make every moment count. Find out more.
The BTRS bring together people in the Yorkshire area affected by brain tumours by telephone, email and in person to give comfort, advice and friendship to one another. Regularly organising social events and running a weekly support group. The organisation have also been raising funds to establish Yorkshires first dedicated brain tumour research laboratory at the Leeds Institute for Molecular Medicine. Find out how they can help you.
Offers information, support, education and care for cancer patients, their relatives and friends, and health professionals. They have a network of support groups throughout Scotland.
Provides a cancer information helpline, information and resource centre, public and professional education. Rehabilitation programmes and support groups for patients and relatives.