Welcome to our directory of organisations which provide specialist support to anyone affected by cancer or a blood condition.

Although we list them in our directory we cannot accept responsibility for the support they offer.

Cancer Research UK

Provides information, advice and support to anyone affected by cancer.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Provides information, advice and support to anyone affected by cancer.

Maggie's Centres

Provides support to anyone affected by cancer.

UK Thalassemia Society

Provides information, advice and support to anyone affected by thalassemia.

Sickle Cell Society

Provides information, advice and support to anyone affected by a sickle cell disorder.

Adrenocortical cancer

Adrenocortical Cancer Support UK

 

Anal cancer

Bowel Cancer UK

 

Bladder cancer

Action Bladder Cancer UK

Fight Bladder Cancer

 

Blood cancer

Anthony Nolan

Blood Cancer UK

 

Bone cancer

Bone Cancer Research Trust

Sarcoma UK

 

Bowel cancer

Bowel Cancer UK

 

Brain cancer

Brain Trust

Brain Tumour Support

The Brain Tumour Charity

 

Breast cancer

Breast Cancer Now

Breast Cancer Haven

Make 2nds Count

 

Cancer of unknown primary

Cancer of Unknown Primary Foundation (Jo’s Friends)

 

Cervical cancer

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust 

The Eve appeal

 

Cholangiocarcinoma

Alan Morement Memorial Fund

 

Colon cancer

Bowel Cancer UK

 

Endometrial cancer

The Eve appeal

 

Gynaecological cancer

The Eve appeal

 

Head and neck cancer

Changing Faces

Head and Neck Cancer UK

Mouth Cancer Foundation

The Swallows Head and Neck Support Group

 

Kidney cancer

Kidney Cancer Support Network

Kidney Cancer UK

 

Larynx cancer

Cancer Laryngectomee Trust

The National Association of Laryngectomee Clubs

Throat Cancer Foundation

 

Leukaemia

Anthony Nolan

Blood Cancer UK

CLL Support

CML Support

Leukaemia Care

Leukaemia UK

 

Lung cancer

Roy Castle Lung Foundation

 

Lymphoma

Anthony Nolan

Blood Cancer UK

Lymphoma Action

 

Melanoma

Melanoma Focus

Melanoma UK

 

Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma UK

 

Myeloma

Anthony Nolan

Blood Cancer UK

Myeloma UK

 

Neuroendocrine cancer

Neuroendocrine Cancer UK

 

Ocular melanoma

Ocular Melanoma UK

 

Oesophageal cancer

The Oesophageal Patients Association

 

Ovarian cancer

Ovacome

Ovarian Cancer Action

Target Ovarian Cancer

The Eve appeal

 

Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic Cancer UK

 

Penile cancer

Orchid

 

Prostate cancer

Prostate Cancer UK

LGBT walnut

Orchid

Tackle

 

Rectal cancer

Bowel Cancer UK

 

Sarcoma

GIST Cancer UK

London Sarcoma Support

Sarcoma UK

 

Testicular cancer

Orchid

 

Thyroid cancer

Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust

 

Uterine cancer

The Eve appeal

 

Vaginal cancer

The Eve appeal

 

Vulval cancer

The Eve appeal

 

Womb cancer

The Eve appeal

Cancer Hair Care

Provides information, advice and support to anyone who has hair loss as a result of cancer treatment.

Changing Faces

Provides support to anyone who has a visible difference.

Look Good Feel Better

Provides practical advice to women and men about skin care and make-up techniques, to boost their physical and emotional wellbeing.

Lymphoedema Support Network

Provides information, advice and support about managing lymphoedema.

My New Hair

Provides support and advice to anyone with medical hair loss.

Anxiety UK

Provides information, advice and support to anyone living with anxiety.

Campaign Against Living Miserably

Provides advice and support to anyone in emotional crisis.

Mental Health Foundation

Provides information, advice and support to help people to manage their psychological and emotional wellbeing.

Mind

Provides advice, information and support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

No Panic

Provides advice, support and recovery programmes to anyone living with anxiety.

Samaritans

Provides support to anyone in emotional distress.

The Listening Place

Provides support to anyone who feels life is no longer worth living.

Carers Trust

Provides support, advice, financial and legal information, and a list of local support services to carers.

Carers UK

Provides support, advice, financial and legal information, and a list of local support services to carers.

Asian Woman Cancer Group

Provides support by phone or email, and organises groups and events. The group was set up by Asian women who have had breast cancer and is for anyone affected by any type of cancer.

Cancer Black Care      

Provides support to anyone affected by cancer. Support is available by phone or email, and via support groups and monthly coffee mornings.

Chinese Association for Cancer Care

Provides practical and emotional support and an interpreting service to Chinese people affected by cancer.

Live Through This

Provides support to anyone from the LGBTIQ+ community affected by cancer.

LGBT Walnut

A support group for anyone from the LGBT community affected by prostate cancer.

RipRap

Provides advice, information and support to teenagers who have a parent with cancer.

Shine Cancer Support

Provides information and support to anyone in their 20s, 30s and 40s affected by cancer.

Treckstock

Provides advice, information and support to young adults in their 20s or 30s living with or beyond cancer.

Marie Curie

Provides advice, information and support to anyone affected by terminal illness.

Sue Ryder

Provides advice, information and support to anyone affected by terminal illness.

Bereaved adults

At a Loss

Signposts people to bereavement support services, information, helplines and resources.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Provides information and support on grief and bereavement, and offers a directory of bereavement organisations and other sources of support to people who are bereaved.

Jewish Bereavement Counselling Service

Provides a counselling service and support group to anyone from the Jewish community who is bereaved.

Muslim Bereavement Support Service

Provides face-to-face and telephone support to bereaved women.

Sue Ryder

Provides advice, information and support to anyone affected by bereavement.

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

Provides advice, information and support to anyone bereaved by suicide.

The Good Grief Trust

Provides support to anyone who is bereaved. The support includes wellbeing advice, a directory of local and national bereavement support organisations, and pop-up Good Grief cafés.

The Loss Foundation

Provides information and support to anyone who has lost a loved one to cancer. They provide information about grief and bereavement, support groups, a 10-week grief support programme and peer-to-peer phone support.

Widowed and young

Provides advice, information and support to anyone under the age of 50 who has lost a partner.

 

Bereaved children

Grief Encounter

Provides support, information about grief, counselling and workshops to bereaved children and young adults.

Winston’s wish

Provides support, information and advice to bereaved children and young adults, and their families.

 

Cherry Lodge

Provides support and information to anyone affected by cancer who lives in the borough of Barnet.

Dimbleby Cancer Care

Provides support, advice and information to anyone affected by cancer. The Dimbleby Cancer Centres are based in Guy’s Hospital in London and Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup. Their services are for anyone having cancer treatment at:

  • Guy's Hospital, London
  • St Thomas' Hospital, London
  • Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup
  • King's College Hospital, London
  • Princess Royal University Hospital, Orpington.

Maggie's Centres

Provide support to anyone affected by cancer. Maggie’s Centres are located at:

  • Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith
  • The Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead
  • The Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton.

Paul’s Cancer Support Centre

Provides support and information to anyone affected by cancer. Paul’s Cancer Support Centre is located in Battersea.

South East Cancer Help Centre

Provides counselling, complementary therapies and patient groups (such as yoga, mindfulness and support groups). The centres are located at:

  • Purley, Surrey
  • The Wellness Centre, Central Croydon
  • The Wellness Centre, Croydon University Hospital.

The Mulberry Centre

Provides information and support to anyone affected by cancer.

The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre

Provides support and information to anyone affected by cancer who lives in the borough of Enfield.