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Gestational trophoblastic tumour organisations

Men and women discussing gestational trophoblastic tumours

This page gives information about organisations and websites that help and support people with gestational trophoblastic tumour (GTT). These tumours include molar pregnancy, persistent trophoblastic disease, placental site trophoblastic tumour (PSTT) and choriocarcinoma. There is information about

 

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Specific UK GTT organisations and sites

There are two hospitals in the UK where women are treated for GTT. These hospitals offer specialist support and information on their websites. They are

The Hydatidiform Mole and Choriocarcinoma UK Information and Support Service
This website is run by the specialist centre at Charing Cross Hospital in London. The website has information and useful contacts.
Website: www.hmole-chorio.org.uk

Weston Park Trophoblastic Disease Centre - Sheffield
This website is run by the centre at Weston Park Hospital in Sheffield. It gives details about their drop in clinic, patient information and information for doctors and nurses.
Website: www.shef.ac.uk/chorio

 

General support organisations and sites

Molar pregnancy support website
This website offers support to women who have or have had a molar pregnancy. It gives information, and women can join the online support forum to share information and tips with other women.
Website: www.molarpregnancy.co.uk

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists
The Administrator
COSRT
PO Box 13686
London
SW20 9ZH

Phone: 020 8543 2707
Email: info@cosrt.org.uk
Website: www.cosrt.org.uk

Offers counselling and psychotherapy and can give details of local counsellors.

Sexual Advice Association
Suite 301, Emblem House
London Bridge Hospital
27 Tooley Street
London
SE1 2PR

Telephone 0207 486 7262
Website www.sda.uk.net
Email: info@sexualadviceassociation.co.uk

Information on sexual problems that can affect men and women. They provide lists of local specialist practitioners, as well as factsheets on problems such as erectile dysfunction (impotence).

The Miscarriage Association
The Miscarriage Association organisation provides information and support about pregnancy loss.

Helpline: 01924 200 799 (Mon-Fri 9am-4pm)
Email: info@miscarriageassociation.org.uk

The International Society for the Study of Trophoblastic Disease (ISSTD)
The International Society for the Study of Trophoblastic Disease is a website for doctors and nurses specialising in GTT, but it does have some useful information for patients.

Teenage Cancer Trust
3rd Floor
93 Newman Street
London
W1T 3EZ
Phone: 020 7612 0370
Website: www.teenagecancertrust.org

A national charity providing specialist units, support, education and information for teenagers with cancer and their families. The TCT also funds research into young people's cancers. It holds annual conferences for teenagers with cancer and the health professionals who look after them.

Macmillan Cancer Support
Head Office
89 Albert Embankment
London
SE1 7UQ

Phone: 0808 808 0000 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 8pm; information available in other languages)
Textphone: 0808 808 0121
Website: www.macmillan.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. They provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care. They provide booklets on cancer and treatments and run a helpline providing cancer information and benefits advice.

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Updated: 24 June 2016