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r.gif (109 bytes)Provincial-Level Organizations  : England  : Northern Ireland  : Scotland  : Wales
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Provincial-Level Organizations - England

Bradford Cancer Support Bradford
provides a range of services which are readily accessible and free of charge to all individuals; complements the care provided by others; listens and responds to the needs of our clients

Cancer Care Wolverhampton Wolverhampton
accessing cancer services in Wolverhampton

Cancer Support Dudley Dudley
provides practical help, emotional support and information for people with cancer and those who care for them

Clatterbridge Cancer Research Bebington
raises funds for both research and treatment working closely with Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology

Coping with Cancer in Leicestershire and Rutland Leicester
helps the people of Leicestershire and Rutland cope with the practical and emotional problems, which can arise following a cancer diagnosis

Dimbleby Cancer Care (DCC) Dartmouth
(formerly Richard Dimbleby Cancer Fund, RDCF)
supports research laboratories and a professorship at King's College London and a cancer care and information service at St Thomas' Hospital in London

North West Cancer Research Fund (NWCRF) Liverpool
provides grants to support fundamental research in the North West of England and North and Mid-Wales, into the causes of cancer and the mechanisms by which cancers arise and exert their effects

Rosemere Cancer Foundation Preston
provides additional facilities and equipment for patients being treated at the Cancer Centre in Preston and the local Cancer Units throughout Lancashire and South Cumbria

Solihull Cancer Support Group Solihull
offers the services of people with skills in relaxation, self healing, diet and counselling

South East Cancer Help Centre (SECHC) Purley
provides individual and group support, complementary therapies and information

Wessex Cancer Trust (WCT) Southampton
helps support and improve cancer services in the Wessex region

Yorkshire Cancer Research (YCR) Harrogate
promotes research in Yorkshire into the cause and cure of cancer


Provincial-Level Organizations - Northern Ireland

Action Cancer Belfast
early detection services for the Northern Ireland community, counselling and support services for cancer patients and their families, research at local universities, cancer prevention, health promotion

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland (CFNI) Belfast
providing support services, researching new and better treatments for cancer, undertaking education and prevention programmes as well as campaigning and advocacy work

NI Cancer Screening Programmes Belfast
public health initiatives which have significant impact on reducing the number of women who die in Northern Ireland each year from breast and cervical cancer

Northern Ireland Cancer Network (NICaN) Belfast
supporting groups of health professionals, patients and charities to work together in a coordinated way, ensuring good communication and sharing good practice


Provincial-Level Organizations - Scotland

Cancer Clinical Trials Unit, Scotland (CaCTUS) Glasgow, Edinburgh
virtual cancer trials organization, forming a partnership with extensive expertise in cancer research, particularly in the design and management of large Phase III trials

Cancer Support Scotland Glasgow
provides emotional and practical support on a one-to-one basis and through community based groups to anyone affected by cancer including family, friends and carers

Scottish Cancer Research Network (SCRN)
increases, supports and sustains clinical trial activity in cancer care in partnership with the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC)

South East Scotland Cancer Network (SCAN) Edinburgh
regional network which covers a population of 1.4 million across 4 health boards (Borders, Dumfries & Galloway, Fife and Lothian)

South East Scottish Cancer Research Network (SESCRN) Edinbugh
work force consisting of professionals within the medical, nursing, radiography, bio-chemistry, pharmacy, data management and administrative departments of each hospital

West of Scotland Cancer Network (WoSCAN) Glasgow


Provincial-Level Organizations - Wales

Cancer Research Wales (CRW) Cardiff
raising funds for cancer research in Wales

Pembrokeshire Cancer Support Pembroke Dock
providing support and information for those who have or have had cancer, together with their family and friends

Wales Cancer Partnership Cardiff
improves research collaboration in Wales, fosters closer relationships between all cancer organisations in Wales


NHS Cancer Networks

Anglia Cancer Network Newmarket

Arden Cancer Network Coventry

Central South Coast Cancer Network (CSCCN) Portsmouth

East Midlands Cancer Network (EMCN) Enderby

Essex Cancer Network Chelmsford

Greater Manchester Cancer Manchester
cancer programme of Greater Manchesterís devolved health and social care system

Greater Midlands Cancer Network (GMCN) Albrighton


Other

British Association for Cancer Research (BACR) Sutton
promotes the advance of research in relation to all aspects of cancer, both laboratory and clinical; encourages the exchange of information

Bob Champion Cancer Trust London
funding of research projects

Cambridge Cancer Research Fund (CCRF) Dry Drayton
provides short term support for priming cancer projects in various research laboratories

Cancer Campaigning Group (CCG) London
coalition of national cancer charities representing service-providers, research, advocacy and campaigning groups for cancer patients and their families

Cancer Counselling Trust London
provides in person and telephone counselling for cancer patients, their families, friends and care givers who seek counselling to help them through the difficult issues precipitated by a cancer diagnosis

Cancer Prevention and Education Society (CPES) Axminster
reduces the current epidemic levels of cancer by reducing human exposure to carcinogens, particularly those of man-made origin

Cancer Prevention Research Trust London
specialises in cancer prevention research

Cancer Research UK London
raises funds to support research; provides information

Chai Cancer Care London
Jewish community's cancer support organisation, provides an extensive range of services for cancer patients, their family and friends

Helen Rollason Heal Cancer Charity Chelmsford
offers therapeutic support and development to men, women and their supporters following a cancer diagnosis

Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) Esher
provides free make-up workshops through a network of over 40 hospitals right across the UK and in 18 countries worldwide

Macmillan Cancer Support London
provides practical, medical, emotional and financial support; pushes for better cancer care

Manx Cancer Help Braddan, Isle of Man
offers free and confidential specialist psychological assessment and counselling sessions

Marie Curie Cancer Care London
with 10 hospices across the UK promotes quality of life for patients and provides much needed support for their carers; provides free, high quality nursing to give terminally ill people the choice of dying at home

National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) London
helps its members to develop common plans for cancer research and avoid unnecessary duplication of effort

Odyssey Tywyn
enhances the quality of life for people with cancer through imaginative programmes of challenging and dramatic activities using the outdoors

Penny Brohn Cancer Care (formerly Bristol Cancer Help Centre) Bristol
providing a unique combination of physical, emotional and spiritual support using complementary therapies and self-help techniques, including practical advice on nutrition

Positive Action on Cancer (PAC) Frome
free professional one-to-one counselling service for anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis

Rarer Cancers Forum (RCF) Canterbury
draws together people with rare and less common cancers, thereby giving them a bigger collective voice to exact better services, and enabling them to support one another; makes all health professionals aware of issues related to rarer cancers, such as the often slow diagnosis and the need for successful treatment and symptom control pathways to be shared

Tak Tent Cancer Support Glasgow
providing emotional support and information which includes counselling, complementary therapies and community-based self-help groups

Tenovus Cardiff
quality research, prevention/education, counselling and patient care

World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF UK) London
funds cutting edge scientific research; provides people with the information they need to reduce their cancer risk

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