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Patient Resources is one of the premiere advocacy groups and websites for patients with breast cancer. The website reaches more than 20 million users each year, and in addition to robust information about a breast cancer diagnosis, treatment options and support – they also have more than 81 online forums where breast cancer patients share information, personal stories and words of hope with each other.

Breast Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Care is the only UK-wide charity dedicated to providing emotional and practical support for anyone affected by breast cancer. Their free helpline, information-packed website and online forums offer a friendly ear and expert advice to those dealing with this life-threatening disease. Across the UK they offer a range of confidential, face-to-face services for people living with and beyond breast cancer. They campaign for better support and care and promote the importance of early detection, involving people with breast cancer in all that they do.

Breast Cancer Now

Breast Cancer Now is the UK’s largest breast cancer charity, created by the merger of Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK is dedicated to saving lives from cancer, by funding world-class research, providing information for patients, health professionals and the public, and influencing public policy to keep cancer at the top of the health agenda. CancerHelp UK is the patient information website of Cancer Research UK.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support provides practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care. They provide quality assured cancer information, written by specialists for people affected by cancer. All booklets are free.

Maggie’s Centres

Maggie’s is an organisation that creates places providing the emotional, practical and social support that people with cancer need. The Centres combine striking buildings, calming spaces, professional experts offering professional support, and the ability to talk with people who have been through similar experiences.

The Haven

The Haven provides, free of charge, a wide range of therapies which help people deal with the physical and emotional side effects of breast cancer. Their specialist nurses and experts in nutrition, exercise, emotional support and complementary therapies provide tailor-made programmes for those affected by breast cancer.

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