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General support and advice

Macmillan
www.macmillan.org.uk
Helpline: 0808 808 0000

Macmillan have a free phone help line for cancer patient's and their families, where patients can access free written information on their gynaecological cancers such as: endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer and vulval cancers, lymphodema, sexuality and cancer, fertility and cancer, diet and cancer. They have books on talking to children when an adult has cancer, travel insurance booklet, information on benefits and grants available. As well as booklets in other languages some of the gynae booklets are also available in tape cassette and cd such as the endometrial one.

Cancer Research UK
www.cancerhelp.org.uk
Helpline: 0808 800 4040
Cancer Research UK also have a national helpline that is run by specialist nurses as well as website service for patient's and health professionals. They also have a chat line www.cancerchat.org.uk

Specific cancer advice (for different types of gynaecological cancers)

British Association of Sexual and Relationship Therapy
www.basrt.org.uk
Helpline: 0208 543 2707

Cancer Research UK - Cancer Statistics for the UK
www.cancerresearchuk.org/health-professional/cancer-statistics
This section of the website contains the latest UK cancer incidence, mortality and survival statistics, as well as information on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, screening and molecular biology and genetics of cancer.

Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust
www.jostrust.org.uk
Online information and counselling service for women their families and friends with cervical cancer.

Lymphoedema Support Network
www.lymphoedema.org/lsn
National Charity provides info and support for people with lymphoedema.

Ovacome
www.ovacome.org.uk
Helpline: 0845 371 0554
National support group for women with ovarian cancer.

Target ovarian cancer
www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/
National charity for ovarian cancer that provides helpful information.

The Eve Appeal
www.eveappeal.org.uk
Helpline: 0808 802 0019
National charity raising awareness and funding research in the five gynaecological cancers - ovarian, womb, cervical, vaginal and vulval, whilst offering free, confidential advice through their specialist gynaecological cancer information service - Ask Eve

Womb Cancer Support UK
www.wix.com/wombcancersupportuk/home
For any women going through womb cancer who are looking for support.

If, in your search for cancer related information, you come across any websites that you think would be helpful to others, please kindly email them to the webmaster and we will share them with others in a similar situation. Many thanks in advance for your help.