Links for patients with germ cell cancer

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:

  • Ovary
  • Testes
  • Other organisations
  • Treatment information
  • General
Ovacome

Ovacome

0845 371 0554

Target Ovarian Cancer

Target Ovarian Cancer

020 7923 5470

 

Orchid - fighting male cancer

Orchid

Promotes awareness and funds research of male cancers

020 3465 5766

Shine Cancer Support

Shine Cancer Support

Support, information and networks for cancer patients in their 20s, 30s and 40s

 

There are a number of organisations that offer holidays and breaks for younger cancer patients:

Willow Foundation

Willow Foundation

Special days for young people (aged 16-40) with a life-threatening illness.

Youth Cancer Trust Holidays

Youth Cancer Trust Holidays

Provides support and free activity holidays in Bournemouth for young people (14-30 years) living with cancer.

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 information on all aspects of cancer and its treatments including medical, practical and financial issues. Also includes online community.

0808 808 0000

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie

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

0800 090 2309

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

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

Patient.co.uk

Patient.info

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

 

Last updated: January 7, 2020