Cancer causes around 13% of all human deaths worldwide. While cancer can affect people of all ages, and a few types of cancer are more common in children, the risk of developing cancer generally increases with age.
Breast Cancer Care
Breast Cancer Care provides expert information and offer emotional and practical support. It aims to bring people who are affected by breast cancer together, campaign for improvement in standards of support and care and promote the importance of early detection. See the Breast Cancer Care website for further information. You can also call them free of charge on 0808 800 6000.
Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK provides comprehensive information on a wide range of cancer issues - everything from symptoms to coping after treatment. See the Cancer Research UK website for further information.
Cancernet-UK is a resource for people living with and after cancer. It also offers resources for loved ones of those people living with cancer. It describes the treatments for cancer, their side effects and tips on how to cope with them. See the Cancernet-UK website for further information.
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Leading experts in cancer care, research and education, based in Manchester. Find out more from The Christie.
Guide to Internet Resources for Cancer
The Guide to Internet Resources for Cancer has been a gateway to cancer information on the Internet since 1996. This non-profit guide contains over 100 pages and more than 4,000 links to cancer related information. Find out more from the Guide to Internet Resources for Cancer.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan Cancer Support is a source of support, helping with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. It's a service for patients, their carers and families. You can telephone free of charge on 0808 808 0000 or see Macmillan Cancer Support for further information.
Marie Curie Cancer Care's nurses provide care to terminally ill patients in their own homes or in their Marie Curie hospices, while offering support to their families. See Marie Curie for further information.
Since 2006, Asbestos.com has served as an advocacy centre that provides hope and delivers quality resources and information for patients and loved ones coping with mesothelioma.