Kidney Cancer UK is the UK’s leading kidney cancer charity. It offers information and support to kidney cancer patients, their families and carers via a comprehensive website and our closed Facebook Patient Support Group and also regular nationwide Patient Days. We also assist with establishing local patient groups which bring patients together to share their experiences.
Kidney Cancer Careline is a dedicated free telephone helpline that provides support and encouragement to kidney cancer patients, their families and carers. Call 0800 002 9002 or click here for opening hours and further information
Kidney Cancer UK Counselling Service. This free one-to-one counselling service is available to patients, carers and close family affected by kidney cancer through appointment only and is conducted by a qualified counsellor employed by the charity over the telephone.If you would like to access counselling, please ring 0300 102 0101 or click here for more information.
Cancer Research UK is the largest cancer research organisation in the world. One of its websites is CancerHelp UK, a free information service about cancer and care for people with cancer and their families.
Call CancerHelp nurses on 0808 800 4040 (9am-5pm, Mon-Fri).
Macmillan Cancer Support helps people living with cancer and their family, friends and carers find a way through the maze of cancer support and information in the UK. Call MacMillan nurses on 0808 808 0000 (9am-8pm, Mon-Fri).
Marie Curie Cancer Care runs hospices throughout the UK and provides a nationwide Marie Curie nursing service. Marie Curie nurses provide free nursing care to cancer patients and those with other terminal illnesses in their own homes.
Call the help line for patients and carers on 0800 716 146.
New Approaches to Cancer promotes the benefits of using complementary therapies alongside conventional medical treatments. Their services are free of charge and they provide a range of information about experienced holistic practitioners and clinics nationwide.Tel: 0800 389 2662.
Help, information and support can also be found at local hospital-based support groups. Please ask your doctor or nurse for more information.