Links for patients with skin 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:

  • Skin cancer
  • Other organisations
  • Treatment information
  • General
British Association of Dermatologists

British Association of Dermatologists

Professional organisation for dermatologists in the UK. Website includes information sheets on skin diseases.

Changing Faces

Changing Faces

Practical and emotional support for people and families who are living with conditions, marks or scars that affect their appearance. Also runs skin camouflage service.

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: September 3, 2019