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Living with a terminal illness and looking for support? Our Support Line team are here to help. 

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Cancer support organisations

Beating Bowel Cancer

A support and campaigning charity for everyone affected by bowel cancer.
020 8973 0011
beatingbowelcancer.org

Bloodwise

The UK's specialist blood cancer charity, providing practical and emotional support to anyone affected by blood cancer.
0808 2080 888
bloodwise.org.uk  

The Brain Tumour Charity

A charity providing information and support for anyone affected by brain tumours. 
0808 800 0004
thebraintumourcharity.org  

Brainwaves NI

Providing Brain tumour information and support for people in Northern Ireland.
028 9335 3995
brainwaves-ni.org

Breast Cancer Care

Providing care, information and support to people affected by breast cancer. 
0808 800 6000
breastcancercare.org.uk  

Cancer Research UK

A cancer research and awareness charity for anyone affected by any kind of cancer.
0808 800 4040
cancerresearchuk.org

CLIC Sargent

UK cancer charity for children, young people and their families. They provide clinical, practical, financial and emotional support to help people cope with cancer and get the most out of life.
0300 330 0803
clicsargent.org.uk

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust 

UK charity dedicated to women affected by cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities. 
0808 802 8000
jostrust.org.uk 

Leukaemia Care

Leukaemia Care is a national blood cancer charity that provides emotional support, advice and help to anyone affected by a blood cancer.
0808 801 0 444
leukaemiacare.org.uk

Look Good Feel Better

A worldwide cancer support charity proving practical support for women struggling with side effects from treatment.It offers free skincare and make-up workshops that create a sense of support and wellbeing.
01372 747 500
lookgoodfeelbetter.co.uk 

Lymphoedema Support Network (LSN)

The LSN is a registered charity run by people who live with lymphoedema and is the largest information provider about the condition in the UK.
020 7351 4480
lymphoedema.org 

Macmillan Cancer Support

Information and support for people living with cancer in the UK. It also has an online community at community.macmillan.org.uk 
0808 808 00 00
macmillan.org.uk 

Maggie's Centres

Maggie's offers free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their families and friends
0300 123 1801
maggiescentres.org 

Northern Ireland Cancer Network

NHS-run hub which includes information for people living with a terminal illness in Northern Ireland and their families, as well as medical professionals.
02890 565860
cancerni.net  

RipRap

Information for teenagers who have a parent with cancer. The website also features real stories of other young people's experiences.
riprap.org.uk  

Teenage Cancer Trust

Improves the quality of life and chances of survival for young people with cancer, with support and specialist services around the UK.
020 7612 0370
teenagecancertrust.org  

Tenevous

Provides treatment, emotional support and practical advice to people affected by cancer. The charity's mobile support units bring cancer treatment into homes and communities. Speak to a qualified nurse on the charity's Support Line or via live chat. 
0808 808 1010
tenovuscancercare.org.uk  

The Youth Cancer Trust

Provides support and free, activity-based holidays for young people aged 14 to 30 with cancer or any malignant disease in the UK and Irish Republic or who are patients of any UK hospital. You can also come on a holiday if you have been in remission for up to five years or are living with the late effects of having had cancer as a teenager.
01202 763 591
youthcancertrust.org 

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