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Carcinoid tumour organisations

Men and women discussing carcinoid cancer

This page gives information about organisations and websites that help and support people with carcinoid (neuroendocrine tumours).


Using this page

The websites listed on this page are valuable sources of detailed information on cancer. They may use more technical terms, longer 'pages' and fewer images than we do. 

We also have details of general cancer support organisations, and counselling organisations.


Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK information and support
Angel Building
407 St John Street
London EC1V 4AD

Helpline: 0808 800 40 40
Admin phone number: 020 7242 0200

Cancer Research UK is the largest cancer research organisation in the world, outside the USA. We are the European leader in the development of new anti cancer drugs. We fund research on all aspects of the disease from its causes, to treatment and prevention.

We are also committed to producing high quality information for people affected by cancer, health professionals and the general public. We do this through our website, which includes patient information and news and resources, and through our range of health awareness leaflets.

If you have a question about cancer, and you are in the UK or Ireland, you can contact our team of specialist cancer information nurses using this form, or by telephoning freephone 0808 800 40 40.

If you would like to talk to someone affected by cancer, share experiences or find information, you can visit our Cancer Chat forum.


Support and information organisations

Macmillan Cancer Support
Head Office
89 Albert Embankment

Helpline: 0808 808 0000 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 8pm; information available in other languages)
Textphone: 0808 808 0121

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.

NET Patient Foundation 
NET Patient Foundation provides information and support to people with neuroendocrine tumours (includes carcinoid). Their website provides detailed information and has a section on patient stories. They also have a forum where people can share experiences. They run a helpline and are able to put patients in contact with each other.

Helpline: 0800 434 6476

National Cancer Institute
This is the American National Cancer Institute's patient information on gastro intestinal carcinoid tumours. It is detailed and comprehensive.

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Updated: 30 June 2016