There is lots of help and advice available to you, both about breast cancer and other useful post-surgery products. Please see the list below and click on the links to go directly to their websites.
Breakthrough Breast Cancer (www.breakthrough.org.uk)
Breakthrough Breast Cancer are dedicated to saving lives by finding the causes of breast cancer, improving detection, diagnosis, treatment and services.
Tel: 08080 100 200
Breast Cancer Care (www.breastcancercare.org.uk)
Breast Cancer Care are dedicated to anyone affected by breast cancer. They bring people together, provide information and support, and campaign for improved standards of care.
Tel: 0808 800 6000
Breast Cancer Support Forums (BCPals) (www.bcpals.org.uk)
BCPals are private support forums where women with breast cancer, or a genetic risk, can share their knowledge and experience of how they cope with the disease through diagnosis, treatment and living with breast cancer.
Cancer Research UK (www.cancerresearchuk.org)
Cancer Research UK are the world’s leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research.
Tel: 020 7121 6699
CoppaFeel! are on a mission to stamp out late detection and misdiagnosis of breast cancer by ensuring that you know the signs and symptoms of breast cancer, know what your boobs look and feel like normally, check your boobs regularly throughout your lifetime and have the confidence to seek medical referral if you detect any changes.
Breast Cancer Reconstruction Support Group.
Tel: 07796 126 506
Look Good…Feel Better (www.lookgoodfeelbetter.co.uk)
Look Good…Feel Better hold free skincare and make-up workshops to help combat the visible side effects of cancer treatment.
Tel: 01372 747 500
Lymphoedema Support Network (www.lymphoedema.org/lsn)
The Lymphoedema Support Network (LSN) represents, supports and empowers people affected by lymphoedema.
Tel: 020 7351 4480
Macmillan Cancer Support (www.macmillan.org.uk)
Macmillan Cancer Support provide practical, medical and financial support for better cancer care.
Tel: 0808 808 2020
Maggie’s Centres (www.maggiescentres.org)
Maggie’s empowers people to live with, through and beyond cancer by bringing together professional help, communities of support and building design to create exceptional centres for cancer care.
Tel: 0300 123 1801
Marie Curie Cancer Care (www.mariecurie.org.uk)
Marie Curie Cancer Care are dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses.
Tel: 020 7599 7777
mynewhair support a national network of independent salons and professionals who provide a wig styling service for people suffering from cancer and medical hair loss.
Tel: 01798 812 547
National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline (www.breastcancergenetics.co.uk)
The National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline.
Tel: 01629 813 000
Pink Ribbon Foundation (www.pinkribbonfoundation.org.uk)
The Pink Ribbon Foundation are a grant making trust to fund projects and provide financial support to UK charities which relieve the needs of people who are suffering from, or who have been affected by breast cancer or who work to advance the understanding of breast cancer, its early detection and treatment
Suburban Turban (www.suburbanturban.co.uk)
Suburban Turban sell a wonderful range of contemporary headwear, designed specifically for women who are experiencing hair loss.
Tel: 0845 003 2 800
The Haven (www.thehaven.org.uk)
The Haven offer a free-of-charge range of therapies which help people to deal with the physical and emotional side effects of breast cancer.
Tel: 020 7384 0099
Trendco are the UK’s number one wig and hairpiece specialists with over 45 years experience.
Tel: 01273 774 977