By no means a comprehensive resources list, this is a list of organisations we have personally found useful. which we will keep updated. Never be afraid to pick up the phone - there is always someone to talk to.
For support and information, both patients and carers can call the Cancer Research UK information nurses for advice and support.
Freephone 0808 800 4040
(9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday)
Never Too Young is a campaign from Bowel Cancer UK, increasing awareness and supporting younger people (under 50) who are diagnosed with Bowel Cancer.
020 7940 1760
(Monday to Friday 9am-5pm)
Macmillan Cancer Support is a charity that gives practical, medical and financial support to people with cancer in the UK. Its helpline gives guidance on cancer and advice on benefits and supports both patients and carers.
Freephone: 0808 808 00 00
(7 days a week, 8am to 8pm)
Cancer Support UK provides practical and emotional support to people living with cancer, both during and after the treatment period.
Join an online group relating to your cancer and get support from others.