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Pancreatic cancer organisations

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

 

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

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.

 

Cancer Research UK information and support

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

Helpline: 0808 800 40 40
Admin phone number: 020 7242 0200
www.cancerresearchuk.org

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.

 

Specific pancreatic cancer organisations and sites

Pancreatic Cancer UK
Pancreatic Cancer UK is committed to fighting pancreatic cancer through research, awareness, information and support and other projects of benefit to pancreatic cancer patients. It provides a resource of information about pancreatic cancer to patients, caregivers and GPs. Their website also has a discussion forum for people with pancreatic cancer and their families.

Pancreatic Cancer UK
2nd Floor, 89 Camelford House
Albert Embankment
London
SE1 7TW

Phone: 020 3535 7090 for general enquires
Phone: 020 3535 7099 for support and information

Email: enquiries@pancreaticcancer.org.uk for general enquires
Email: support@pancreaticcancer.org.uk for support and information

Website: www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk

The Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Website: www.pancsoc.org.uk

The Pancreatic Society was formed in 1975 by members of the medical profession with a specific interest in the treatment of pancreatic disease. It has since expanded its membership to include nurses, dieticians and research scientists. The main aim of the Society is to promote and encourage the study of and research into diseases of the pancreas.

Pancreatic Cancer Action
Chiltlee Manor
Haslemere Road
Liphook
Hampshire
GU30 7AZ

Phone: 0303 040 1770
Website: www.pancreaticcanceraction.org

The aim of Pancreatic Cancer Action is to help improve survival rates by way of increased awareness of pancreatic cancer within the population, the medical community and the Government. They also fund research specifically to help improve early diagnosis.

Diabetes UK
Macleod House
10 Parkway
London
NW1 7AA

Phone: 0345 123 2399 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 7pm)
Website: www.diabetes.org.uk
Email: info@diabetes.org.uk

Diabetes UK have a wealth of information on diabetes, symptoms and how to cope with it.

 

General support organisations and sites

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.

National Cancer Institute (USA)
The American National Cancer Institute has a patient information section on pancreatic cancer. It is detailed and comprehensive but there are few images.

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Updated: 18 June 2014