Information and Support - Teenagers vs Cancer: A User's Guide

If you or someone you know are affected by the issues raised in Horizon's programme Teenagers vs Cancer: A User's Guide, the following organisations may be able to offer advice and support.

Teenage Cancer Trust

Teenage Cancer Trust funds and builds specialist units in NHS hospitals and provides dedicated staff for young people between 13 and 24 and support for their families.

Visit the Teenage Cancer Trust website.

CLIC Sargent

CLIC Sargent provide clinical, practical and emotional support for children and young people, their families and professionals.

Phone: 0300 330 0803

Visit the CLIC Sargent website

Bone Cancer Research Trust

Bone Cancer Research Trust provides information and support to andults and teenagers affected by the disease.

Phone: 0113 258 5934

Visit the Bone Cancer Research Trust website

Brain Tumour Charity

The Brain Tumour Charity offers information and support to anyone affected by a brain tumour, including a support line, local support groups, online one-to-one support and online fact sheets.

Phone: 0808 800 0004

Visit the Brain Tumour Charity website

Lymphoma Association

Lymphoma Association provides information on the types of lymphoma, treatment and support for those living with the condition, and their families.

Phone: 0808 808 5555

Visit the Lymphoma Association website

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation provides information and support to those affected by lung cancer including downloads and support groups throughout the UK.

Phone: 0800 358 7200

Visit the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation website


Bloodwise provides information and online support on all type of blood cancers including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma via their website.

Visit the Bloodwise website

Sarcoma UK

Sarcoma UK provide independent and confidential advice and support for people affected by Sarcoma.

Phone: 0808 801 0401

Visit the Sarcoma UK website

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK provides easy to understand information to anyone affected or concerned about cancer.

Phone: 0808 800 4040 (weekdays 9am-5pm)

Visit the Cancer Research UK website

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support provides medical, practical, emotional and financial support to cancer patients, their carers, friends and family.

Phone: 0808 808 0000

Visit the Macmillan website

The Bereavement Trust

The Bereavement Trust offers comfort, support and practical advice to the bereaved from 6pm until 10pm every evening of the year.

Phone: 0800 435 455

Visit The Bereavement Trust website

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care provides support after the death of someone close including face to face, telephone, group support, as well as bereavement support for children.

Phone: 0808 808 1677 (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
0845 600 2227 (Scotland)

Visit the Cruse Bereavement Care website