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Links for patients with gastrointestinal 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:

  • Bowel
  • CUP
  • GIST
  • Oesophagus
  • Pancreas
  • Sarcoma
  • Other
  • General
Beating Bowel Cancer

Beating Bowel Cancer

0845 071 9301

Bladder & Bowel Foundation

Bladder & Bowel Foundation

0845 345 0165

Bowel Cancer UK

Bowel Cancer UK

0800 840 3540

 

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GIST Support UK

GIST Support UK

0300 400 0000

Barrett's Oesophagus Campaign

Barrett's Oesophagus Campaign

020 7472 6223

Ochre - promoting awareness of oesophageal cancer

Ochre

0800 822 3370

Oesophageal Patients Association

Oesophageal Patients Association

0121 704 9860

Pancreatic Cancer UK

Pancreatic Cancer UK

020 3535 7099

Sarcoma UK - the bone and soft tissue cancer charity

Sarcoma UK

020 7250 8271

Colostomy Association

Colostomy Association

Offers support, reassurance and practical information to anyone who may be about to have, or already has, a colostomy

0800 328 4257

Core - fighting gut and liver disease

Core - fighting gut and liver disease

Provides practical information to patients, families and carers.

020 7486 0341

Hollister - providers of products for ostomy and continence care

Hollister Ltd

Provides products for ostomy care and continence care.

0800 521377

Ileostomy & Internal Pouch Support Group

Ileostomy & Internal Pouch Support Group

0800 018 4724

White Rose Collection

White Rose Collection Ltd

Useful products to make life with a stoma more comfortable including underwear, swimwear and accessories.

01202 854634

Hair loss

We recognise that losing one's hair can be a very distressing side effect of some treatments for cancer. We hope you will find the following resources helpful. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to call a member of the LJMC team and they will be pleased to help you.

Cancer Hair Care

Cancer Hair Care

Advice on a broad range of specialist cancer-related hair care subjects.

Breast Cancer Care

Headstrong Hair Loss Advisory Service

see Breast Cancer Care

My New Hair

My New Hair

Provides public advice and supports independent salons and professionals who provide a wig styling service for people suffering from cancer and medical hair loss.

 

 

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