The following links are to cancer service providers for the region and other valuable information sources.
First and foremost the excellent cancer pages of the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust.
Other regional providers
Some patients, especially with rarer cancers, may be referred to:
Other important sources of help and information:
Cancer Help UK – award-winning information site
CancerBackup – now part of macmillan, very useful information source
Leiomyosarcoma.org. Our site strives to provide the most current and accurate information and news on causes and preventitive treatments for Leiomyosarcoma. If you are not familiar with Leiomyosaracoma, in short, sarcoma, is a type of malignant tumor that affects supportive tissues of the body.
Penny Brohn Cancer Centre – renowned complementary care centre
Cancer Voices – national patient involvement
Cancer Research UK – Find a Clinical Trial – UK research website
Macmillan Cancer Support – patient support services
cancerresearchuk.org – Cancer Research UK
patient.co.uk – comprehensive health information as provided by GPs and nurses to patients during consultations
More locally the
Carers Contact Centre for people living in Telford & Wrekin. Tel@ 01952 240209
Community Health & Enterprise Centre for the Telford & Wrekin Area based in Madeley Telford. 01952 583 779
• A drop- in approach, both in person or by telephone, to providing individual help, advice and support on a wide range of health, social and related issues
• Sign posting to all Health Improvement services; other support agencies and local groups and develop user – friendly routes around/between agencies
• A wide variety of leaflets, books, teaching packs, videos, teaching aids plus other information on health promotion, disease prevention and various illnesses