A doctor shares the secrets of cancer survivors

A really excellent link to an article about advice for cancer patients and survivors.

A head of our time
Support group for living with persistent chemo induced alopecia.

Behind the Headlines NHS web site for unbiased and evidence based analysis of health stories.

Blossom Appeal
North Manchester General Hospital’s fund raising for breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Nirvana
New Zealand – Breast Cancer Nirvana providing support and inspiration for anyone affected by breast cancer.

Cancer Buddies Network
Online Forum and database matching you with someone else to talk to who’s been through your specific cancer.

Cancer Warriors
Advocating about cancer in the local community and fund raising.

Cancer Care Map
You can search for cancer support services in your area.

Chris Cancer Comnmunity
A unique partnership with C4C mobile will enable us to help people affected by cancer by donating air time/mobiles. This is designed to help with both the feeling of isolation and economic impact that a cancer diagnosis can bring. Just by using the network and selecting Chris Cancer Community as the chosen charity, 10% of your monthly spend will be automatically donated.

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life#PQ2KKCL5pcJIgTAQ.97

The Christie 
The amazing hosptial that I am treated at.  Have a look at their many initiatives and standards. There is a wealth of information on here.

Also see the video that I have a little involvement in under “Your feedback” 🙂

The Christie also run induction sessions for any new chemotherapy patients – please ask your Oncologist or specialist about these.

Community Cutz CIC – specialist salon service in Greater Manchester for wigs and hair advice for people dealing with the effects of cancer with hairloss and scalp and hair ailments. Contact Laura Moran  tel: 01612925604 mobile:07934824380

Dr Foster Health gives details of hospitals and consultants.

Dr Greg Wilson Consultant Medial Oncologist specializing in breast cancer, colorectal cancer, SIRT and Targeted Liver Therapy.

Dying to Work
Giving terminally ill patients the right to work – if they so choose – the choice is the issue.

Equality and Human Rights Commisson – In employment
Useful information on Who pays for reasonable adjustments?

Dr Kershaws Hospice
They have a drop in for people affected with fatigue anxiety or breathlessness with chronic and advanced illness contact Pauline Brierley via email pauline.brierley@drkershawshospice.org.uk

E Cancer Insurance
USA – The Official U.S. Cancer Insurance Resource Center providing consumers unbiased information, consultation and free enrolment assistance.

European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer
To improve management of cancer and related problems by increasing survival and quality of life. To eventually improve standard of treatment through testing ie clinical trials.

Episil – oral liquid for mouth pain relief by a protective film that forms within 5 minutes – contact email sharron.talbott-haworth@camurus.com

Health Talk
Reliable health information. Patients’ real life experiences, shared on film.  What people are saying about their experience of ill health.

Insurance With – created as the founder couldn’t get affordable travel insurance after a cancer diagnosis.  They specialise in travel insurance with medical conditions. Mention you got the details from my web site.

A great resource for UK patients and I have used this many times for travel – highly recommended.

I want Great Care
Ratings and reviews from patients like you. NHS hospitals, GP surgeries, dental surgeries, doctors, dentists, nurses, physiotherapists, clinics, pharmacies, nursing homes, hospices, medicines and wheelchair services.

Jennifer Young Skincare
Specially designed product for cancer patients but anyone can use them – 100% natural and organic ingredients.

Law Works
Free legal advice for individuals

Look Good… Feel Better
The beauty industry supporting women with cancer.

Maggies
Offers practical, emotional and social support to people affected by cancer. you can find a Maggies near you via the website.

Mission Remission is dedicated to life after cancer. It’s an interactive platform for cancer survivors to share experiences and discuss practical strategies for moving forward. Come join!
Twitter: @MissionRem
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/missioningremission

NAVCA
The national voice for local social action.
The national membership clarity for local infrastructure.  Our network of local charities and community groups in England’s largest.

NCVO champions the voluntary sector and volunteering because they’re essential for a better society. Charges but does do FOC work.

The National Cancer Action Team
Useful information about hospitals.

Net Doctor
Answer all your questions – site has many experts, lots of information about all topics.

Not Another Bunch of Flowers
Thoughtful gifts to show you care.

Pamela Northcott Fund – “the right treatment at the right time for cancer patients”
If you are having problems with accessing drugs for your treatment Kate is the person you need to speak to.  Through her own personal experience with her beloved mum not accessing drugs she campaigns on behalf of patients for access.

Patient
Avoiding rogue sites – directory of UK health sites edited by 2 GP’s – supply evidence based information of wide range of medical and health topics to patients and health professionals.

Patients Like Me
Join free online – learn from others about treatments, symptoms etc, connect with people to share your experience and track your health over time which contributes to research than can help others!

Shine Cancer Support
The only UK charity that exists exclusively to support adults in their 20s, 30s and 40s who have experience a cancer diagnosis.

Simply Wigs
A family run business, who have the privilege of being the UK’s leading retailer of wigs, hairpieces & accessories.

Something to look forward to
Supporting people and families affected by cancer by passing on donated gifts and experiences.  Our ‘gifts’ include such things as restaurant meals, hotel stays, spa breaks and photo shoots….the list is endless. Our ‘gifts’ allow people and families the opportunity to relax, recuperate, enjoy themselves and create positive memories together.

Suburban Turban
Stylish, comfortable headwear designed by milliner Nicky Smetham for women with alopecia or chemo treatment hair loss.

Sun Kisses Moon Hugs
Supporting children through grief, separation anxiety, divorce, illness or other traumatic situations.

The National Osteoporosis Society 
The only UK national charity dedicated to eradicating osteoporosis and promoting bone health in men and women.

The Big White Wall
An annonymous digital service that supports people experiencing common mental health problems like depression and anxiety.  Available 24/7 so you can express yourself freely and openly.

Untire
Beating cancer fatigue together – this gives patients and survivors the tools to reduce fatigue

Wigbank

Pre loved wigs for sale at affordable prices from £20 New wigs for sale from £40.

Winston’s Wish
Charity to support children, young people and their families after the death of a parent or sibling.

World First Travel Insurance
Travel specialists – mention you got the details from my web site

www.yellowcard.mhra.gov.uk
The Yellow Card Scheme is vital in helping the MHRA monitor the safety of all healthcare products in the UK to unsure they are acceptably safe for patients and those that use them.