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Cancer Charities and Support Groups

Lindsay's story: Facing cancer as an oncology nurse and a mum

It takes a special person to care for others with cancer, whether it's providing treatment or simply being there to listen.

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We are the only UK patient advocacy charity for metastatic breast cancer (MBC). We focus on awareness, drug access, access to clinical trials and being counted as we need data on those living with MBC. 


Supporting primary and secondary breast cancer patients to make informed choices. Sharing information and up to date news and providing information and useful links with a one stop shop.

Triple Negative Breast Cancer
We are a charity dedicated to helping people with TNBC in the UK by providing them with better information and support, and by funding research into TNBC.
AKC Logo

Action Kidney Cancer is the UK’s only patient-led kidney cancer charity. We provide personal and practical support, up-to-date evidence-based information and patient advocacy for kidney cancer patients and their families across the United Kingdom.

cancer map

An online directory of cancer care services across the UK. Click here to find support services in your local area, from drop in information centres to local support groups and organisations offering help such as transport, mobile hairdressers who will come to your home or charities that will foster your pet if you have to go into hospital for treatment.


kidney cancer UK

Kidney Cancer UK is seeking to reduce the harm caused by kidney cancer by increasing knowledge and awareness, providing patient information and by supporting research into the causes, prevention and treatment of the disease.


As we age

Explore ByYourSide™

A free app designed to help manage life with cancer.

How you're feeling may change day by day.

On ByYourSide™, you can track your mood,

pain, sleep and steps and sync data with

other health apps and wearables

Download ByYourSide™ for free or
learn more about the app.

lymphoma action

Lymphoma Action is the only UK charity dedicated to lymphoma. View here free information, support services and opportunities to connect with others living with lymphoma.


Blood Cancer UK

Community of supporters, researchers, nurses, volunteers and campaigners, working together to transform the lives of people affected by blood cancer.


Shine Cancer Support

There is never a good time to have cancer, but Shine knows that younger adults face different issues than their older or younger counterparts - and that many of these are not dealt with by traditional cancer support charities and services. Please visit the website for a full list of activities and support services available.

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