Cancer Specific Sites

Provides information for teenagers who have or have had cancer, on a wide range of issues including staying healthy, fertility, relationships, travel and vaccinations, financial information, education and careers.

Bone Cancer Research Trust
An alliance of charities and family groups in Britain and Ireland affected by primary bone cancer. Researches the causes and treatment of primary bone cancer, in particular of osteosarcoma and Ewing’s sarcoma.

Childhood Eye Cancer Trust
Provides information and support to families and individuals affected by retinoblastoma; funds research and a number of support staff serving both the London and Birmingham treatment centres.

Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group
National professional body responsible for organisation of childhood cancer treatment. Coordinates national and international clinical trials, and produces information for patients and families. The CCLG has produced a clinical trial information booklet to help parents and young people understand more about clinical research.

Children with Cancer UK
Dedicated to the fight against all childhood cancers.

Clinical Trials Information
A database of cancer trials. Through this you can search trials which are open and recruiting patients, trials that have closed or trials with results.

Daisy’s Eye Cancer Fund
Focuses on building up care for children and families affected by eye cancer worldwide. The website contains an extensive Retinoblastoma Resource (nearly 300 pages) covering all aspects of diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship.

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research
The only national research charity devoted exclusively to leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, aplastic anaemia, myelodysplasia, myeloproliferative disorders and related blood disorders in both children and adults.

Macmillan Cancer Support
Information about childhood cancer and details of where to get support.

Marie Curie Cancer Care
Provide care to cancer patients and their families both in the community and within their hospices.

Blending fun with fact, the Medikidz help children and young people learn about their cancer in a humorous and engaging way.

The Brain Tumour Charity
Funds scientific and clinical research into child and adult brain tumours, and offers support and information to patients and their carers.

The HeadSmart Campaign
Be brain tumour aware is a UK-wide campaign to reduce diagnosis times of childhood brain tumours, reducing long term disabilities and ultimately saving lives.

Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer
TYAC is a membership organisation helping professionals caring for young people with cancer work together to improve knowledge, services and outcomes.

The Brain and Spine Helpline
An award winning service run by neuroscience nurses and other health professionals. Covers all brain and spine conditions, and offers information and support on any medical or related social and emotional issues.

The Lymphoma Association
Supports anyone with lymphatic cancer and their families, carers and friends. Information booklets; newsletter; buddy scheme; support groups; regional and national conferences; website chat room. Freephone Helpline 0808 808 5555 open Monday to Thursday 9am to 6pm; Friday 9am to 5pm

The Neuroblastoma Society
Raises funds for research and offers information and support for families. Befriending Scheme – support is available, usually by telephone, to parents and other close family members of a child with neuroblastoma