Northern Centre for Cancer Care

More useful contacts

This page gives more useful contacts for groups who can provide help, support and information for people and their families who are affected by cancer.

Useful contacts for cancer organisations

Bowel Cancer UK

  • 7 Rickett Street, London, SW6 1RU
  • 020 7381 9711
  • Email

Bristol Cancer Help Centre

Offers practical advice and information.

British Association for Counselling & Psychology

Can provide a list of trained counsellors

Cancer Research UK

Specialist Nurses will answer calls about anything to do with cancer.

Citizens Advice Bureau

Free confidential advice & information on a number of problems including benefits queries.

Disability North

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research


Offers ease & support to people with life threatening illness & their carers.

Lymphoma Association

  • PO BOX 386, Aylesbury, Bucks HP20 2GA
  • 0808 808 5555 (Helpline, Mon – Thurs 9.00am – 6.00pm)

Lymphoedema Support Network

Offers information & support in relation to lymphoedema

Macmillan Cancer Support

Offers information, support, advice, counselling, Macmillan Nurses

Newcastle Carers Centre

Provides information, advice & support services for carers.

NHS Choices

Information on health conditions & treatment options.

(Collates multiple resources from the NHS and approved charity partners).

North Tyneside Carers Centre

Provides information, advice & support services for carers.

Oesophagoose (Northern oesophago-gastric cancer fund)

Oesophageal Patients Association

  • 22, Vulcan House, Vulcan Road, Solihull B91 2JP
  • 0121 704 9860

PALS (The Patient Advice and Liaison Service)

  • 0800 032 0202
  • FREEPOST, RLTC-SGHH-EGXJ, North of Tyne PALS, The Old Stables, Grey’s Yard, Morpeth, NE62 1QD


Offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation & support.

Face to face, by telephone or via the website.

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation


24 hour listening service for anyone in distress or despair.

Target Ovarian Cancer

Teenage Cancer Trust

The Throat Cancer Foundation

An online service offering information, support and community to those facing a throat cancer diagnosis, their carers and loved ones. 

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