Beauty and Well Being
Look Good Feel Better is dedicated to improving the self esteem and quality of life for people undergoing cancer treatment. There are quick guides to beauty and wearing wigs as online resources.
Beauty Despite Cancer has a range of products specifically for those undergoing treatment for cancer. There are helpful hints on specific beauty issues faced by different treatments, ideas for gifts and much more.
Breast Cancer Care – UK charity provides patient support. Includes information, online discussion forums, donation procedures and contact details.
Breast Cancer Now – The UKs largest breast cancer research charity
Younger Breast Cancer Network (YBCN) – Wonderful support group for younger women with breast cancer across UK and Ireland
Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to women and their families affected by cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities. Providing information and support both online and face to face.
Family Treats and Days Out
Ellie’s Friends – Frequent freebies for adults living with cancer. In celebration of Ellie Jeffery, who wanted to Make the Big C Smaller.
Osborne Trust – We are proud to be providing children of parents with cancer the opportunity to access time out recreational activities whilst their parents undergo operations and treatments.
Willow Foundation – Arrange special days out for seriously ill young adults
Family Support Organisations
Homestart UK – Home-Start helps families with young children deal with whatever life throws at them. We support parents as they learn to cope, improve their confidence and build better lives for their children.
Molar Pregnancy (GTD)
Molar Pregnancy Support – This website is the first Molar Pregnancy Support site of its kind in the UK
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals – Information leaflet on Molar Pregnancy (Gestational Trophoblastic Disease)
Milk (Donor) Banks
UKAMB – UK Association of Milk Banks website full of information about donor breast milk, the service and the various milk banks around the UK
Human Milk Bank (Ireland) – The Western Trust Milk Bank, based in Irvinestown, opened in August 2000. Since then it has helped hundreds of neonatal babies all over Ireland.
Young Adults and Teenage Cancer Support
Clic Sargent – The charity specialises in supporting children and young people with cancer, and their families. It provides clinical, practical, financial and emotional support to help children cope with cancer and get the most out of life.
Teenage Cancer Trust – Young people need expert treatment and support from the moment they hear the word “cancer”. We’re the only charity dedicated to making this!
Youth Cancer Trust – Provides free holidays for young people diagnosed with cancer or any life threatening disease. [UK]