Breast cancer & mastectomy helplines
Breast cancer & mastectomy
Checking your breasts regularly can help you know when something’s wrong. Make sure you’re aware what signs to look for, and, when to see a doctor.
Breast Cancer NowSpeak to a nurse: 0808 800 6000www.breastcancernow.orgOffers information and support to women and men who have or fear they may have breast cancer, and their families and friends. A range of publications including booklets and factsheets on all aspects of breast cancer are available free on the website, as well as a free confidential helpline run by specially trained nurses.
Macmillan Cancer SupportHelpline: 0808 808 0000
Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. We provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care. Cancer affects us all. We can all help.
Cancer Research UKNurse Helpline: 0808 800 4040
Cancer Research UK is a free information service about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families.
Maggie’s offers the best possible support free to anyone with cancer and their families who walk through our doors. You'll find our centres alongside NHS hospitals and we can also support you online.
The National Hereditary Breast & Ovarian Cancer Helpline
Helpline: 01629 813000 (available 24 hours)
Provides help and information for those concerned about their family history of breast and ovarian cancer, and also has a useful database of women prepared to share their own experiences with others.
Younger Breast Cancer Network (YBNC)
Facebook group where you can chat privately with other younger women from the UK/Ireland who've had a Breast Cancer diagnosis.
The Inflammatory Breast Cancer Network UK
Facebook for patients and advocates
Facebook for family members of patients
IBC’s mission is to advance the education of the public and health professionals about inflammatory breast cancer, promote and fund research in the UK for inflammatory breast cancer, and to promote the results, as well as to provide advocacy, advice, information and support.