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This page gives information about organisations and websites that help and support people with vaginal cancer. There is information about


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We have information about general cancer support organisations. There is also information about counselling organisations in the counselling section.


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Specific women's cancer organisations and sites

Jo's Trust
CAN Mezzanine
49-51 East Road
N1 6AH

Helpline: 0808 802 8000
Phone: 0207 250 8311

This organisation provides information about cervical cancer and a confidential medical enquiry service. They will also support women who have vaginal cancer. The website has a bulletin board where you can exchange experiences and information with others who have cervical cancer.

Look Good Feel Better
West Hill House
32 West Hill
KT19 8JD

Tel: 01372 747 500
Fax: 01372 747 502
Website :

A charity set up by the cosmetics industry. Volunteer beauty therapists provide skincare and make up workshops for women undergoing cancer treatment. All guests are provided with a goodie bag. It has been running for 12 years and workshops are held in 50 locations across the UK. Find your nearest workshop and read more about the work of the charity on their website.

The Daisy Network
PO Box 71432


A free and confidential service for women who have had an early menopause.

National Cancer Institute
This link takes you to the NCI pages on vaginal cancer. They are detailed and comprehensive but there are no images.

Women's Health Concern
Spracklen House
Dukes Place

Telephone: 01628 890 199

A charity that provides information about many women's health issues.  They have a team of specialist nurses and medical advisers who will answer email enquiries.  They ask for a £10 donation for this service. They produce factsheets on a range of subjects including hormone replacement therapy, menopause, hysterectomy and ovarian cysts.

Pelvic Radiation Disease  Association
PO Box 602
KT17 9JB
Phone: 01372 744338

A patient led group which aims to promote understanding about pelvic radiation disease which can be a late effect of radiotherapy treatment. They offer support to patients and campaign for more research and better treatment for this condition. They mainly focus on bowel problems caused by pelvic radiotherapy.


General support organisations and sites

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists
PO Box 13686
SW20 9HZ

Phone: 020 8543 2707

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

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

Telephone 0207 486 7262

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).

Macmillan Cancer Support
Head Office
89 Albert Embankment

Macmillan CancerLine: 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 helplines providing cancer information and benefits advice.

London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard
PO Box 7324
N1 9QS

Helpline: 0300 330 0630
24 hour helpline for lesbians and gay men, their families and friends giving advice, information and referrals.

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Updated: 12 October 2015