UK Cancer Resources

National Organisations Cancer Units / Centres

Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust (UK)
Founded in 1974 as the first Register of volunteers willing to donate bone marrow in circumstances where a match cannot be found within a patient’s family, The Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust now holds one of the largest databases of unrelated donors in the world.
Breast Cancer Campaign (UK)
a charity which funds research into breast cancer. It has been awarding research grants since 1998 via a Scientific Advisory Board. The site includes information about breast cancer, news and events, donations, FAQ etc.
British National Lymphoma Investigation (UK)
The British National Lymphoma Investigation (BNLI) was formed in 1970 to coordinate medical research into the diagnosis and treatment of lymphomas.
Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund (UK)
Macmillan Cancer Relief is a UK charity supporting people with cancer and their families with specialist information, treatment and care. That support is available from the moment that cancer is diagnosed.
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
The CRC is a national charity involved in cancer research "fighting cancer on all fronts." This web site includes details about the CRC: aims, research, regional offices, clinical units, facts and figures, press office, promotions etc.
Imperial Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) (UK)
Imperial Cancer Research Fund is one of the world’s leading cancer research organisations. They employ over 1000 doctors and scientists who work tirelessly to find new answers to cancer by understanding the causes of cancer, learning how cancer can be prevented and by finding new treatments that will dramatically improve the quality of life for people with cancer.
International Myeloma Foundation (UK)
Dedicated to improving the quality of life of Myeloma patients while working towards prevention and a cure
Leukaemia Research Fund
A national cancer charity funding research into leukaemia and other types of cancer. The site includes online patient information booklets, and research abstracts. aims to help improve communication about non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and its treatment.The site contains a wealth of background materials that patients and carers can refer to in their own time, helping them to have better-informed discussions about non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and its treatment.
Macmillan Cancer Relief
working for the best information, treatment and care for people with cancer in the UK.
Marie Curie – Cancer Care Charity (UK)
Founded in 1948, Marie Curie Cancer Care is now the UK’s largest and most comprehensive cancer care charity. All of there vital services are provided free of charge.
Medical Research Council (UK)
The MRC is a government funded body involved in medical research, including clinical trials and research into cancer.
Mesothelioma UK
Mesothelioma UK provides impartial up-to-date information for patients diagnosed with Mesothelioma and their carers. The Centre supports the development of specialist nursing practice and research which promotes the highest possible standards of care. A Nurse Consultant has been appointed to lead the development of Mesothelioma UK.
National Cancer Alliance
The National Cancer Alliance (NCA) is a charity campaigning for better cancer services in the UK. It is an independent national membership organisation of cancer patients and their families and friends, and leading cancer experts and other health professionals.
The United Kingdom Co-ordinating Committee on Cancer (UKCCCR)
These research pages are intended for health professionals looking for information on cancer research and clinical trials.
UK Breast Cancer Coalition
campaigns for all women to have access to the best treatment and care for breast cancer.
Wessex Cancer Trust
offers information about cancer care, prevention, research, and detection.

Cancer Units / Centres

Christie Hospital NHS Trust (Manchester, UK)
A dedicated cancer centre in the North West of England.
Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology NHS Trust
CRC – University of Nottingham (UK)
CRC Academic Department of Clinical Oncology
CRC Cancer Research Unit – Newcastle (Newcastle University, UK)
CRC University of Liverpool – Oncology Research Unit (UK)

These pages contain the papers published by the unit, the cell lines available and links to other sites with information about cancer
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust / Institute of Child Health (UK)
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust and the Institute of Child Health together form the largest paediatric training and research centre in the UK. The two institutions work in partnertship to improve the health of children everywhere.
Institute for Cancer Studies (Sheffield, UK)
Institute of Cancer Research (University of London / Royal Marsden, UK)
The Institute of Cancer Research is one of the world’s leading cancer research organisations and is internationally renowned for the quality of its science. It’s mission is the relief of human suffering by pursuing excellence in the fight against cancer.
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (St Mary’s Hospital, UK)

The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research was established in 1971 by Mr Daniel K. Ludwig, the American businessman. The purpose of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research is to originate and conduct incisive long-range research programmes directed to the ultimate goal of eradicating cancer.
North of England Children’s Cancer Research Unit (UK)

The NECCRU is located at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle
Paterson Institute for Cancer Research .
The Institute is part of the Christie Hospital NHS Trusts and is affiliated to Victoria and UMIST universities. The web site includes information about the Institute, its departments, endocrinology, free radical research, links etc.
Restorative Dentistry Oncology Clinic
Base at St Luke’s Hospital, Bradford and at Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, this website is focused on oral cancer patients. It is also designed as a resource for dentists/doctors and other health professionals. The RDOC web site is a not-for-profit website that aims to help patients find free information on oral cancer easily.
Royal Marsden Hospital (UK)
Welcome to The Royal Marsden NHS Trust’s Website The Royal Marsden is the UK’s leading comprehensive cancer centre and is recognised worldwide for the quality of its services.
Royal Victoria Infirmary – Adolescent Oncology Unit (Newcastle, UK)
The Fountain Centre

Charitable trust attached to St Luke’s Cancer Wing of the Royal Surrey County Hospital. Offers counselling, complementary therapies, and a caring environment.
The Harley Street Clinic
Acute care hospital specialising in oncology and cancer treatment.
University College London Hospitals – Department of Oncology (London, UK)

The department is involved in clinical, laboratory and teaching activities in UCL, Royal Free, and Mt Vernon hospitals.