Useful Contacts

 

U.K. Cancer Helplines - General

 

Cancer Research UK

0207 269 3142

Cancerlink Helpline

0808 808 0000

Macmillan Cancer Relief

0845 601 6161

Marie Curie Cancer Care

0800 716 146



 

Cancer Helplines - Specific

 

Bladder Cancer

0207 831 9831

Brain Tumours SDRT

0845 1309733 or 01252 61 7843 (out of hours)

Breast Cancer

0808 800 6000

Colon Cancer

0207 381 4711

International Myeloma Foundation

0800 980 3332

Kidney Cancer UK

0247 647 0584

Leukaemia Research Fund

0207 269 9068

Lung Cancer (Roy Castle Foundation)

0800 357 7200

Ovarian Cancer UK

0207 600 5141

Pancreatic Cancer

0121 449 0667

Prostate Cancer

0845 300 8383



 

Cancer Helplines - Complementary and Integrated

 

Penny Brohn (formerly Bristol) Cancer Help Centre

0845 123 2310

Gerson UK

01204 593 746

Breast Cancer Haven

0207 384 0000

Institute for Complementary Medicines

0207 237 5165

The Dove Clinic

02074 865 588

The Hale clinic

0870 167 6667



 

Other Useful Numbers

 

Allergy and Vitamin Testing

0238 081 2124

British Acupuncture Council

0208 735 0400

Assoc. of Colonic Hydrotherapists

0144 282 7687

The Society of Homeopaths

0160 462 1400

British Federation of Massage Practitioners

0177288 1063

British Assoc. of Nutritional Therapists

0870 606 1284

Sutherland Society (Cranial Osteopathy)

0122 5869 100

British Assoc. for Counselling and Psychotherapy

0870 443 5252

Cancer Counselling Trust

020 7704 1137

Park Attwood Clinic

01299 861444

U.K. Council for Psychotherapy

0207 436 3002



 

Web sites

 

Beechwood Cancer Care - Offers clinical and other information. Provides support and holistic courses for cancer patients and their carers. A great facility based in Stockport.

www.beechwoodcancercare.org.uk

The Cancer Counselling Trust - Offer counselling in Islington or over telephone for fee according to your income. Articles and resources page.

www.cctrust.org.uk

Cancer Guide - Gives info on how to find what you want and get best treatments.

www.cancerguide.org

Cancer Research UK - Latest news, links to specific sites.

www. cancerresearchuk.org

Drug3k - Prescription Drug Online Drug Encyclopedia

www.drug3k.com

National Cancer Institute - US site covering all cancer types with treatment info, news, trials.

www.nci.nih.gov

American Cancer Society - definitive US site; news, info, latest developments.

www.cancer.org

Royal Marsden Hospital - great site from top cancer unit -jargon free news, booklets.

www.royalmarsden.org

Macmillan Cancer Relief - support for people with cancer and their families.

www.macmillan.org.uk

Marie Curie - care for people in their own homes and at hospices in UK.

www.mariecurie.org.uk

Penny Brohn (formerly Bristol) Cancer Help Centre - practice, teach and develop holistic approach to cancer care. Excellent info and courses.

www.pennybrohncancercare.org

Dove Clinic for Integrated Medicine - screening, complementary treatment and counselling in London and Winchester.

www.doveclinic.com

Breast Cancer Haven - Breast cancer site emphasising complementary therapies, counselling and support.

www.breastcancerhaven.org.uk

Gerson support group UK

www.gersonsupportgroup.org.uk

Gerson Therapy - US site giving info on this treatment, newsletter + books

www.gerson.org

Nutritional Cancer Therapy Trust - UK site covers nutritional therapy.

www.defeatingcancer.co.uk

Brain cancer -helpful + good research list.

www.sdrt.co.uk

Breast Care - free pubs. and booklets.

www.breastcancercare.org.uk

Colon cancer - news, research + advice.

www.coloncancer.org.uk

Leukaemia - USA - info, research, news, support systems.

www.leukaemia.org

Lung Cancer - Roy Castle Foundation -support, research, nurses, even quit smoking programmes.

www.roycastle.org

Melanoma - Australian site.

www.cancer.org.au

Myeloma - international site with info on treatments, own magazine.

www.myeloma.org

Oral cancer info and treatment from British Dental Health Foundation.

www.dentalhealth.org

Ovarian cancer - US site - info, help.

www.ovarian.org

Ovacome - UK info, news, support, newsletter.

www.ovacome.org.uk

Park Attwood Clinic UK based - anthroposophic medicine - mistletoe treatment

www.parkattwood.org

Pancreatic cancer -US site with help for patients and their families.

www.pancan.org

Prostate cancer - excellent site offering info, help, chat lines, leaflets.

www.prostate.org.uk

European Clinical Trials - monitors clinical trials, new drugs.

www.EORTC.be

Worldwide Clinical Trials - US site.

www.nci.nih.gov

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy - register of accredited counsellors and psychotherapists.

www.bacp.co.uk

UK Council for Psychotherapy - register of qualified psychotherapists.

www.ukcp.org.uk

Therapy index - list of psychotherapists worldwide.

www.therapyindex.com

Biame network - meditation, newsletter, tapes, CDs, books.

www.biamenetwork.net

Buddhism - teachings and explanations.

www.dharmanet.org

Exceptional Cancer Patients - US site, founded by Bernie Siegel, info, courses, free imagery interpretations.

www.ecap-online.org

The Hypnopapers - Cecil McGregors in depth coverage of a few hypnotherapy books.

www.lucidexperience.com

The Simonton Cancer Center - resources and programmes for patients and supporters Based on their book Getting Well Again.

www.simontoncenter.com

The Mesothelioma Center offers the most comprehensive and current information on asbestos exposure and mesothelioma.

www.asbestos.com

Mesothelioma : Resource provides information about Mesothelioma Cancer and introduction to a Mesothelioma Lawyer.

www.mesotheliomasos.com

Mesothelioma Guide - providing up-to-date support to mesothelioma patients and family members.

www.MesotheliomaGuide.com

Mesothelioma - US based site

www.mesothelioma.com

The Pleural Mesothelioma Center

www.pleuralmesothelioma.com

Mesothelioma Specialists

mesotheliomaspecialists.org

mesocare.org

mesocare.org

Cancer through a carerís eyes. Information and support based in Australia.

www.cancerthroughacarerseyes.jkwh.com