Type of 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:
Provides a wide range of support services for bowel cancer patients. Publishes a wide range of literature covering all aspects of bowel cancer.
Provides information leaflets and support patients, relatives and friends. Telephone access to a nurse specialist.
Provides information leaflets for those living with a colostomy, those awaiting surgery and also for general digestive disorders
Provides support and non-medical information on anything to do with stomas. Support groups meet at locations all over UK.
Website for GIST patients and their carers. Provides information about GIST and treatment options. Network of patients and carers, sharing experiences and offering mutual support. Also holds meetings twice a year.
Advice and support to patients and their families with cancer of the oesophagus.
Central office providing support, advice and information for patients and relatives.
Last updated: December 20, 2012
Further information about gastrointestinal cancer and its treatments may be found on the IPS: