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Laryngeal cancer organisations

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This page gives information about organisations and websites that help and support people with cancer of the voice box (larynx). There is information about


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You can find details about general cancer support organisations on our general cancer organisations page. We have information about counselling organisations in the counselling section.


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Specific laryngeal cancer organisations and sites

National Association of Laryngectomee Clubs
Suite 16, Tempo House
15 Falcon Rd
SW11 2PJ

Phone: 020 7730 8585 (9.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday)
Fax: 020 7730 8584

Aims to promote the welfare of people who have had a laryngectomy, and their families. Produces a video and a range of booklets, including a handbook for people who have had a laryngectomy. Supports 80 local clubs and can arrange hospital visits before and after your operation.

The Cancer Laryngectomy Trust
PO Box 618
West Yorkshire

Phone: 01422 205522

The Cancer Laryngectomee Trust was formed in 1985 to help provide support and understanding for people who have, or need, a laryngectomy. It has a magazine for members, and a book you can send for by email.

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
2 White Hart Yard

Phone: 020 7378 1200

This is the professional body for speech therapists in the UK. It can advise on speech therapy services and give other information to people who have had a laryngectomy.

International Association of Laryngectomees
925B Peachtree Street NE
Suite 316
Georgia 30309

Phone: 1-866-425-3678

This is an American organisation. They publish a newsletter online and have information about laryngectomy on their website.


General support organisations and sites

Changing Faces
The Squire Centre
33 to 37 University Street

Phone: 0845 4500 275

Provides written information and telephone support to anyone who has any kind of facial disfigurement.

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer
SPOHNC is an American organisation is a support network for people with cancers of the head and neck. They have a survivor to survivor network and some useful information, for example on clinical trials and products that may be helpful if you've had a head and neck cancer.

4 Sovereign Close

Helpline: 0800 00 22 00 (7 days a week, 9am to 9pm. Closed only on Christmas Day and Boxing Day)
Bengali: 0800 00 22 44 (Mondays 1 to 9pm)
Gujarati: 0800 00 22 55 (Tuesdays 1 to 9pm)
Hindi: 0800 00 22 66 (Wednesdays 1 to 9pm)
Punjabi: 0800 00 22 77 (Thursdays 1 to 9pm)
Urdu: 0800 00 22 88 (Sundays 1 to 9pm)
Turkish or Kurdish 0800 00 22 99 (Thursdays or Sundays 1 to 9pm)
Email: (for info about QUIT)
Email: (for individual same day advice for UK residents only)

Quit is a helpline dedicated to helping people stop smoking. The helpline is staffed by counsellors who can give you advice on how to stop smoking. They can also send you an information pack.

Macmillan Cancer Support
Head Office
89 Albert Embankment

Macmillan CancerLine: 0808 808 0000 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 9pm; 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 helplines providing cancer information and benefits advice.

The Rarer Cancers Foundation
Unit 7B
Evelyn Court
Grinstead Road

Freephone: 0800 334 5551

Provides information and support to people affected by a rare cancer.

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Updated: 14 August 2015