Cancer Research UK www.cancerresearchuk.org
Cancer Research UK is a cancer charity which works to reduce
people's risk of getting cancer, diagnose more cancers
earlier, develop new cancer treatments and make treatments more
Macmillan Cancer Support www.macmillan.org.uk
Macmillan Cancer Support provides information and support
to people affected by cancer from diagnosis through to treatment
and beyond. The charity aims to improve the lives of everyone
living with cancer in the UK by addressing their medical,
social, emotional and practical needs.
There is a Maggie's Drop In Centre at the Freeman Hospital,
Newcastle, where anyone affected by cancer can drop in for
practical, emotional and social support.
Marie Curie www.mariecurie.org.uk
Marie Curie is for people living with any terminal illness,
and their families. The charity offers expert care, guidance
and support to help them get the most from the time they have
NHS Choices www.nhs.uk/livewell/cancer/
Information and advice on all aspects of living with cancer
including coping with a diagnosis, different types of
cancer, life after treatment and a forum for anyone
affected by cancer.
The Trinity Holistic Centre
Based on the James Cook University Hospital site, the
Trinity Holistic Centre offers a welcoming environment and
provides non clinical support to patients with cancer and
other long term conditions, including complimentary therapies and
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community