National Support

icon-supportThere are many excellent websites in the UK aimed at helping people with cancer, some relate specifically to breast cancer whilst others are broader but all will give vital information and support and many offer support and help in other languages.

Macmillan Cancer Relief & Macmillan Cancerline

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Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer.

We provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support and push for better cancer care. Cancer affects us all. We can all help. We are Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Breast Cancer Care


Breast Cancer Care is the UK 's leading provider of information, practical assistance and emotional support for anyone affected by breast cancer.

Every year we give direct support to over 22,000 people with breast cancer or breast health concerns through our helpline, peer support and other direct services.

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Lavender Trust

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The Lavender Trust at Breast Cancer Care raises money specifically to fund information and support for younger women with breast cancer.

It is the only fund in the UK dedicated to addressing the particular needs of this age group.

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Cancer Black Care

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Offers practical and emotional support.

Cancer Black Care addresses the cultural and emotional needs of black and ethnic minority people affected by cancer, their friends and family, and carers.

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Breakthrough is the UK 's leading charity committed to fighting breast cancer through research and education.

One in nine UK women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime.

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BCPals forums meet a need rarely found on other Breast Cancer sites.

It has many private support forums where women with breast cancer, or at genetic risk, can share their knowledge and experience of how they cope with the disease through diagnosis, treatment and living with breast cancer.

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Carers UK

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Information and support to people caring for relatives and friends.

Over 100 branches run by carers and can refer to local sources of help and support.

They can advise carers on rights and entitlements.

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Cancer Equality


"Research reveals that ethnic minorities are associated with later diagnosis of cancer, leading to poorer survival. This needs to be addressed." Raise Awareness.

Cancer Equality was founded in 1999 when a group of experts from the field of cancer care,

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The Haven


The Haven provides, free of charge, a wide range of support and therapies to improve your wellbeing with, and beyond, breast cancer.

Our specialist nurses and experts in nutrition, exercise, emotional support and complementary therapies provide individualised, in-depth programmes to help

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NHS Choices


NHS Choices is split into categories: 'Health A-Z', 'Live Well', 'Care & Support', 'Health News' and 'Services'

Health A-Z - Make better choices about your health. You are able to access in-depth information on over 850 conditions and treatments.

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Breast Advice


This website contains over 80 articles written by their experts on advice on breast cancer, breast health, shapes, surgery, breast pain and more.  

BreastAdvice was formed to offer a unique reference point on all aspects of breast care and breast health, including advice on breast shape, surgery, breast pain and more. 

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Counselling Directory


Counselling Directory only lists counsellors and psychotherapists who are members of a recognised professional body or those who have sent us copies of their qualifications and insurance cover.

This is a support network of UK counsellors and psychotherapists with information relating to

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