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Resources and books

There are organisations, support groups, books, videos and other resources to help you cope with gallbladder and treatment.

Cancer Research UK information and support

Cancer Research UK is the largest cancer research organisation in the world outside the USA. We fund research on all aspects of cancer from its causes to prevention and treatment.

We are committed to producing high quality information for people affected by cancer.  As well as looking at the information on this website you can call our nurse freephone helpline on 0808 800 4040. They are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Or you can send us a question online.

Cancer Chat is our online forum where you can share experiences.

Gallbladder cancer organisations

This is the Amercian National Cancer Institute's patient information on gallbladder. 

General support organisations

Macmillan Cancer Support is a charity that gives practical, medical and financial support to people with cancer in the UK. Its helpline gives guidance on cancer and advice on benefits. It also publishes booklets about cancer and treatments. Information is available in other languages.

Freephone: 0808 808 00 00 (7 days a week, 8am to 8pm)
Contact email form

Booklets and factsheets

Eating well and being active after cancer treatment 
Coping with advanced cancer 
Controlling cancer pain
Lost for words – how to talk to someone with cancer
Sexuality and cancer 
Understanding chemotherapy
Coping with hair loss 
Understanding cancer research trials (clinical trials)
Understanding radiotherapy 
Talking about your cancer
Talking to children and teenagers when an adult has cancer
Recipes for people affected by cancer

Many of these resources are also available on audiotape and CD

Videos of people's stories

Find out about the experience of living with and beyond cancer by seeing and hearing people share their personal stories on film. Healthtalk’s researchers created a library of interviews with people who have survived for 5 years or more after a cancer diagnosis.

Find out what people said about issues such as lifestyle choices, physical effects and the impact on work and family.

Go to the HealthTalk website

Find local cancer support and information services

NHS Choices has a service that tells you about local information and support.

Go to NHS choices website