Useful Links

Find out more about services and advice available to you as a young person impacted by cancer…

www.macmillan.org.uk

Information and advice for those affected by cancer.

www.trekstock.com

Trekstock offer Online Support for young adults affected by cancer.

www.cclg.org.uk

Research and information about childhood cancer

www.teenagecancertrust.org

Cancer care & services and for young people aged 13-24

www.clicsargent.org.uk

CLIC Sargent provides vital emotional, practical and financial support to young cancer patients and families during and after treatment

www.cancerresearchuk.org

Fund research to beat cancer sooner and provide cancer information to the public.

www.youthcancertrust.org

Youth Cancer Trust provides support and free activity holidays for young people (aged 14 to 30) diagnosed and living with cancer or any malignant disease, from anywhere in the UK

 

www.siblinks.org

Provides social, practical and emotional support to brothers, sisters and children of people with cancer.

www.odyssey.org.uk

A charity which runs activity courses for anyone over 18 who have been treated for cancer. The courses include a programme of outdoor challenges with physical, creative or artistic activities.

www.cancerbuddiesnetwork.org/index.asp

Cancer Buddies Network is an online charity based support group designed to put you in touch with your cancer buddy so you can share the ups and downs, laughter and tears with someone who knows how it feels.

www.teenslivingwithcancer.org

A US site with facts around cancer, healthy living advice and support from others affected.

www.insurancewith.com

Insurancewith was founded in 2007, when insurance professional Fiona Macrae was unable to find travel insurance at a reasonable price which also covered her cancer diagnosis. She founded Insurancewith with the aim of providing everyone with a medical condition with a fair and affordable travel insurance policy to cover their upcoming holidays. Telephone: 02038 293875. Email: insurancewith@infinityinsurance.co.uk

www.workingwithcancer.co.uk

We provide one-to-one coaching and advice for you and can support your partner too. If you are employed, self-employed or a carer who is combining work with caring for someone with cancer and would like to know more then you can contact Working With Cancer for support.

 

 

Suggested reading:

Exercising during cancer treatment
www.nccn.org/patients/resources/life_with_cancer/exercise.aspx

Fighting Cancer Fatigue
www.nccn.org/patients/resources/life_with_cancer/fatigue.aspx

Physical Activity and the Cancer Patient – American Cancer Network
www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/stayingactive/physical-activity-and-the-cancer-patient

Are there exercise guidelines for cancer patients? – Cancer Research UK
www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/cancers-in-general/cancer-questions/are-there-exercise-guidelines-for-cancer-patients

Benefits of being active – Macmillan
http://www.macmillan.org.uk/information-and-support/coping/maintaining-a-healthy-lifestyle/keeping-active/benefits-of-being-active.html

Diet and cancer
http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/causes-of-cancer/diet-and-cancer

Information:

A BluePrint of Care for Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer – Teenager Cancer Trust/Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer

Aftercure – A guide for teenage and young adult survivors of childhood cancers – Childen’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group