Many of our tests help provide you with an early diagnosis, giving you and your clinicans a better chance of fighting back and overcoming common cancers such as breast, bowel, ovarian and prostate cancer.
But there are kinds of support that you – or a member of your family – may need, particularly following a diagnosis. If you would like to talk to someone knowledgeable about your concerns or your particular condition, here are the contact details for a number of organisations who are experts in their field.
Prevent Breast Cancer
Prevent breast Cancer are the only UK charity entirely dedicated to the prediction and prevention of breast cancer, meaning we’re committed to freeing the world from the disease altogether.
Unlike many cancer charities, we’re focused on preventing, rather than curing. Promoting early diagnosis, screening and lifestyle changes, we believe we can stop the problem before it starts and with the only breast cancer prevention centre in the UK, we’re right at the front-line in the fight against the disease.
For more information visit www.preventbreastcancer.org.uk or call 0161 291 4400
Ovacome supports women affected by ovarian cancer and their families and friends.
Our specialist support team provide support, information and resources for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer or worried they might be at risk.
We are contactable via the Freephone Support Line, email, instant messaging through our website, Skype and text. Contact our Support Line on 0800 008 7054 or visit www.ovacome.org.uk
Ovarian Cancer Action
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We’re on a mission to stop people dying before their time.
We’re taking action on BRCA testing to prevent ovarian cancer and save thousands of lives. We fund research into hereditary risk, campaign on testing, and provide information on everything you need to know about BRCA gene mutations.
For more information visit www.ovarian.org.uk/brca or call 020 7380 1730
The Eve Appeal
The Eve Appeal is the only UK charity focusing on the 5 gynae cancers that affect women.
Every day 58 women in the UK are diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer. The Eve Appeal wants to change this by funding world class research into the prediction and detection of these horrible diseases, raising awareness of the signs and symptoms so women can be diagnosed early.
We provide a specialist gynaecological cancer information service – Ask Eve, offering information and support on all five gynaecological cancers. So whether you’re a patient, a worried woman, or a relative of a woman affected by cancer call us on 020 7605 0100 or visit www.eveappeal.org.uk