Links for patients with urological 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:

  • Bladder
  • Kidney
  • Prostate
  • Testes
  • Other organisations
  • Treatment information
  • General
Kidney Cancer UK

Kidney Cancer UK

0800 002 9002

National Kidney Federation

National Kidney Federation

0800 169 0936

Orchid - fighting male cancer

Orchid

Promotes awareness and funds research of male cancers

020 3465 5766

Hollister - providers of products for ostomy and continence care

Hollister Ltd

Provides products for ostomy care and continence care.

0800 521377

Urostomy Association

Urostomy Association

Offers support, reassurance and practical information to anyone who may be about to undergo, or who has already had surgery resulting in a urostomy.

01889 563191

White Rose Collection

White Rose Collection Ltd

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

01202 854634

Radiotherapy to the abdomen and pelvis (PI12) Radiotherapy to the abdomen and pelvis (PI12)

Radiotherapy with carbogen and nicotinamide (HHC260) Radiotherapy with carbogen and nicotinamide (HHC260) (treatment for bladder cancer)

Living with tiredness (fatigue) (HHC229) Living with tiredness (fatigue) (HHC229)

Helpful and contacts for patients with a urological cancer Helpful contacts for patients with a urological cancer (HHC290)

Pelvic floor exercises for men (Bladder & Bowel Community)

Pelvic floor exercises for women (Bladder & Bowel Community)

Toilet card: A wallet-sized card for people with bladder and/or bowel problems who may need urgent access to a toilet. Order from Macmillan Cancer Support or pick one up from the LJMC.

 

 

Chemotherapy at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre View a video about chemotherapy at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre

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.

 

Last updated: October 2, 2019