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Helping us to help you

We would like to use this page to publish downloadable information leaflets relating to cancer care. We would welcome the receipt of Microsoft word documents or pdf files of information leaflets that people find useful within their clinical practice. Please email them to webmaster@bgcs.org.uk. Many thanks.

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Information and Support for those affected by cervical cancer

Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust (www.jostrust.org.uk) is the UK's only charity dedicated to those affected by cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities. It offers a range of online and face to face support and information including: information materials, a Helpline 0808 802 8000, online forum, local support groups and an Ask the Expert service.
Go to the website: www.jostrust.org.uk, download JCCT PDF

Information on cervical cancer: symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment
Cervical Cancer

Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust factsheet on HPV
A PDF factsheet on human papillomavirus

Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust factsheet on cervical cancer
A PDF factsheet on cervical cancer


Information on moving forward after a cervical cancer diagnosis

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This section of the Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust website provides information on life after a cervical cancer diagnosis. The information has been reviewed by women who have been through cervical cancer. Moving forward from a cancer diagnosis

Find a cervical cancer support group in your area

Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust has support groups across the UK. Our support groups offer an opportunity for women living with or beyond a cervical cancer diagnosis to meet each other locally for information, friendship and mutual support. Support Groups

Speak to someone about cervical cancer

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The Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust Helpline (0808 802 8000) is manned by volunteers who have had personal experience of cervical cancer or cervical abnormalities and have had training in telephone helpline skills. The Helpline offers listening, support and information. The helpline opening times can be found here: Helpline

Connect with women who have been through a cervical cancer diagnosis
Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust has an online forum where women can share experiences, network, and support others facing similar challenges. Online Forum

OCA LOGO (320 AND 241).jpg Ovarian Cancer Action strives to stop women from dying from ovarian cancer. We fund world class scientific research leading to innovative treatments and progressive solutions.

Ovarian Cancer Action campaigns to ensure women and healthcare providers know the risk factors, symptoms and treatment options to enable informed and rapid action.

Fundamentally we demand that every woman should have the best treatment available.

Please visit our website for more information www.ovarian.org.uk

For information on the symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of ovarian cancer please visit: http://ovarian.org.uk/news-and-campaigning/raising-awareness-of-ovarian-cancer/distribute-our-leaflets/ or email info@ovarian.org.uk to request hard copies.

Target Ovarian Cancer.png Target Ovarian Cancer www.targetovariancancer.org.uk is the national ovarian cancer charity working to save lives and help women diagnosed live their lives to the full, wherever they are in the UK.

We do this by:

• Improving early diagnosis through training women, and campaigning for a nationally-led programme to improve symptoms awareness
Providing resources to support health professionals in improving early diagnosis via:
o Innovative GP materials and online learning tools
o A Clinical Nurse Specialists Hub (CNS Hub) - with resources and peer-to-peer support for CNSs working with women who have ovarian cancer.
• Finding new treatments via our medical research programme, the only UK-wide grants programme for ovarian cancer, and providing opportunities for women to take part in clinical trials via our award winning Clinical Trials Information Centre
• Supporting women by running a national support programme which includes events [link] for all women affected by ovarian cancer, and information available through printed guides and online

Our suite of publications offer expert advice, practical information and emotional support for women at all stages of diagnosis.

What happens next? - our guide for women with a recent diagnosis of ovarian cancer
www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/guides/what-happens-next

Back here again- our guide for women with recurrent ovarian cancer
www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/guides/back-here-again

Looking after me - our guide for women living with terminal ovarian cancer
www.targetovarian.cancer.org.uk/guides/looking-after-me

Symptoms Leaflet
www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/guides/ovarian-cancer-symptoms-leaflet

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Ovacome is a long established ovarian cancer charity. We were founded and are run by women with ovarian cancer themselves and are therefore especially sensitive to the needs of women with this devastating diagnosis. We have been supporting women affected by ovarian cancer and their families since 1996.

Ovacome exists to support women and their family through providing dedicated help and information. Our fully qualified nurses give expert guidance, personalised clinical and research information, emotional support and resources to women diagnosed with ovarian cancer or worried they might be at risk; and their family and friends.

Support line Freephone 0800 008 7054

The Eve Appeal

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In the UK over 20,000 women are diagnosed annually with a gynaecological cancer and some 7,700 die. That is 21 mums or daughters or sisters or partners each day. Yet despite these grim statistics, gynaecological cancers are neither a well-profiled nor a well-funded cause.

The Eve Appeal is the only UK national charity raising awareness and funding research in the five gynaecological cancers - ovarian, womb, cervical, vaginal and vulval. It was set up to save women's lives by funding ground-breaking research focused on developing effective methods of risk prediction, earlier detection and developing screening for these women-only cancers.

With research teams based at leading institutions in the UK and worldwide, The Eve Appeal is at the cutting edge of research to fight women's cancers.

They have recently launched a unique information service - Ask Eve - which will offer nurse-led, specialist, evidence based advice and information to the general public who are either experiencing or are concerned about developing symptoms associated with gynaecological cancer as well as offering up-to-date information for health professionals.

www.eveappeal.org.uk

Womb Cancer Alliance

We are a group of healthcare professionals, patients and charity representatives who are interested in promoting womb cancer research.
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Womb Cancer Alliance