Macmillan Cancer Relief

National charity providing support at all levels for people & families affected by cancer.

www.macmillan.org.uk

 

Breast Cancer Care

National charity providing specialist information & support

www.breastcancercare.org.uk

 

Beauty Despite Cancer

Defiant Beauty by Jennifer Young is a speciality skin care range for cancer patients. It has been developed by experts, cancer survivors, cancer patients and medical staff with the very special skin care requirements of those going through treatment for cancer.

www.beautydespitecancer.com

 

Cancer is my teacher

My lovely model, Lucy has written this must read book which recounts her journey through cancer from a non medical perspective with some very practical & useful tips for anyone just diagnosed with cancer.

Buy online at Amazon

 

Cancer Hair Care

A small but nationwide hair loss support charity offering expert advice and support on all aspects of hair loss, hair loss prevention (scalp cooling) and hair care, before, during and after cancer treatments. There information website also offers video tutorials.

www.cancerhaircare.com

 

Cancer Research UK

Provides clear, easy to understand information about cancer and its treatment as well as the issues that affect people with cancer. There is also a searchable database of UK clinical trials. We also have a team of cancer information nurses who can answer questions about cancer in confidence. They can be contacted on freephone 0808 800 4040, 9am to 5pmMonday to Friday.

www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer

 

Head Wrappers

A charity giving free support, advice and gorgeous headscarves to anyone experiencing hair loss as part of cancer treatment. Offering individual and group sessions in three centres in London – Maggie’s Cancer Support Centre in Charing Cross Hospital; BMI Bishops Wood Hospital, Northwood;  and the MacMillan Cancer Support Centre at the East Surrey Hospital, Redhill.

www.headwrappers.org

 

Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) is the only international cancer support charity that helps boost the physical and emotional wellbeing of people undergoing cancer treatment. Our free confidence boosting Workshops are held across the UK for women, men and young adults undergoing treatment for any type of cancer.

www.lookgoodfeelbetter.co.uk

 

Knitted Knockers

Knitted Knockers are a UK charity that knit and crochet breast prostheses for women that have undergone a mastectomy or lumpectomy and supply them free of charge.

Breast Cancer Haven is the national charity that gives vital one to one physical, emotional and practical support and advice to anyone affected by breast cancer.

www.breastcancerhaven.org.uk

 

Maggie’s Centres

At Maggie’s you can talk to and get support from a range of professionals. Our 22 centres are staffed by Cancer Support Specialists, Benefits Advisors, Nutritionists, therapists and Psychologists, all providing support in whichever way best suits you.

www.maggiescentres.org