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Links for patients with brain tumours

There is a considerable amount of information available on cancer and its treatments. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask us, either by calling the telephone Helpline or, better still, dropping in.

Some useful sources of information include:

  • Brain tumours
  • Other organisations
  • General information
Brain & Spine Foundation

Brain & Spine Foundation

0808 808 1000

Brain Tumour Action

Brain Tumour Action

0131 466 3116

Brain Tumour Charity

Brain Tumour Charity

0808 800 0004

Brainstrust - the brain cancer people

Brainstrust

01983 292405

Meningioma UK

Meningioma UK

01787 374084

 

Epilepsy Action

Epilepsy Action

0808 800 5050

Headway - the brain injury association

Headway - the brain injury association

0808 800 2244

Speakability - rebuilding communication

Speakability

Supports and empowers people with Aphasia.

080 8808 9572

 

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK

Funds research into cancer. Provides information on cancer and its treatments.

0808 800 4040

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support

Provides practical, medical and financial support. Website includes comprehensive information on all aspects of cancer and its treatments. Also includes online community.

0808 808 0000

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Provides care to terminally ill patients in their own homes or in their hospices and offers support to their families.

0800 716146

Carers Trust

Carers Trust

Works with partner organisations to provide information, advice and practical support to carers.

HealthTalk

HealthTalk

Website with videos in which patients share their experiences of cancer.

Lab Tests Online

Lab Tests Online UK

A site to help you understand the clinical laboratory tests that are used in diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of cancer.

NHS Choices

NHS Choices

Comprehensive health information service to help put you in control of your healthcare

Patient.co.uk

Patient.co.uk

Provides evidence-based information on a wide range of medical and health topics to patients and health professionals.

 

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Last updated: January 20, 2017