Cancer Resources

The following cancer charities and organisations also provide information, resources and support that you may find helpful

Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS) If you’re referred to hospital or other NHS premises for specialist NHS treatment or diagnostic tests by your doctor, dentist or another health professional, you may be able to claim a refund of reasonable travel costs under the Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS).

Maggie’s provides free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their family and friends, following the ideas about cancer care originally laid out by Maggie Keswick Jencks.

Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust is the first national charity in the UK dedicated solely to the support of patients with thyroid cancer. To those who seek it, they can offer information, support and encouragement (but not medical advice). They provide a helpline, as well as a website full of information, news, resources and links to other organisations.

Beating Bowel Cancer is the support and campaigning charity for everyone affected by bowel cancer.