Womb cancer organisations
This page gives information about organisations and websites that help and support people with womb cancer. There is information about
The websites listed on this page are valuable sources of detailed information about cancer. They may use more technical terms, longer pages and fewer images than we do.
Cancer Research UK
407 St John Street
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.
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National Cancer Institute Information on womb cancer (USA)
This is the American National Cancer Institute’s patient information site. Its section on womb (endometrial) cancer is detailed and comprehensive.
Website address: www.cancer.gov/cancer_information/cancer_type/endometrial/
Womb Cancer Support UK
Set up in 2011, Womb Cancer Support UK aims to provide support and information to women diagnosed with womb cancer, and to raise awareness of the disease. They also have a Facebook page.
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.
College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists
PO Box 13686
Offers counselling and psychotherapy and can give details of local counsellors.
The Hysterectomy Association website
This site is about hysterectomy, rather than womb cancer. There is useful information, including a booklet you can download. The website has message boards where you can exchange information with other women about hysterectomy and recovering from it.
Website address: www.hysterectomy-association.org.uk
A charitable organisation with a membership of health care professionals from various specialities, and people who have a direct interest in ensuring that people with lymphoedema have access to the care and treatment that they need. Has a directory of lymphoedema specialist practitioners.
The Lymphoedema Support Network
St Luke's Crypt
London SW3 6NH
This is a national charity offering information and support to anyone affected by lymphoedema. They have over 3500 members, 66 local support groups, run a helpline and have a website. They also produce a range of information including 25 factsheets about lymphoedema and its treatment, 2 DVDs about self management techniques for lymphoedema and a quarterly newsletter.
Macmillan Cancer Support
89 Albert Embankment
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.
Lynch Syndrome UK
This new charity aims to provide information and support to people with Lynch syndrome and their families, and to raise awareness of this syndrome. They also provide support through their Facebook page Lynch Syndrome UK Online.
Sexual Advice Association
Suite 301, Emblem House
London Bridge Hospital
27 Tooley Street
Information on sexual problems that can affect men and women. They provide factsheets and lists of local specialist practitioners.
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