Links for patients with gastrointestinal cancer

There is a considerable amount of information available on cancer and its treatments. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask us, either by calling the telephone Helpline or, better still, dropping in.

Some useful sources of information include:

  • Bowel
  • CUP
  • GIST
  • Oesophagus
  • Pancreas
  • Sarcoma
  • Other
  • General information
Bladder & Bowel Community

Bladder & Bowel Community

01926 357220

Bowel Cancer UK

Bowel Cancer UK

 

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GIST Support UK

GIST Support UK

0300 400 0000

Pancreatic Cancer UK

Pancreatic Cancer UK

0808 801 0707

Sarcoma UK - the bone and soft tissue cancer charity

Sarcoma UK

0808 801 0401

Colostomy Association

Colostomy Association

Offers support, reassurance and practical information to anyone who may be about to have, or already has, a colostomy

0800 328 4257

Guts UK

Guts UK

Provides information for patients, families and carers

Hollister - providers of products for ostomy and continence care

Hollister Ltd

Provides products for ostomy care and continence care

0800 521377

Ileostomy & Internal Pouch Support Group

Ileostomy & Internal Pouch Support Group

0800 018 4724

White Rose Collection

White Rose Collection Ltd

Useful products to make life with a stoma more comfortable including underwear, swimwear and accessories.

01202 854634

Hair loss

We recognise that losing one's hair can be a very distressing side effect of some treatments for cancer. We hope you will find the following resources helpful. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to call a member of the LJMC team and they will be pleased to help you.

Cancer Hair Care

Cancer Hair Care

Advice on a broad range of specialist cancer-related hair care subjects.

My New Hair

My New Hair

provides information, advice and support for people experiencing
medical hair loss.

 

 

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK

Funds research into cancer. Provides information on cancer and its treatments.

0808 800 4040

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support

Provides information on all aspects of cancer and its treatments including medical, practical and financial issues. Also includes online community.

0808 808 0000

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie

Provides care to terminally ill patients in their own homes or in their hospices and offers support to their families.

0800 090 2309

Carers Trust

Carers Trust

Works with partner organisations to provide information, advice and practical support to carers.

HealthTalk

HealthTalk

Website with videos in which patients share their experiences of cancer.

Lab Tests Online

Lab Tests Online UK

A site to help you understand the clinical laboratory tests that are used in diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of cancer.

NHS Choices

NHS

Comprehensive health information service to help put you in control of your healthcare

Patient.co.uk

Patient.info

Provides evidence-based information on a wide range of medical and health topics to patients and health professionals.

 

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Last updated: July 17, 2019