Cancer Organisations

Below are links to Cancer Organisations

  • A page dedicated to Neurological Conditions can be access here
  • A page dedicated to Other Rare Conditions can be access here
Brain Tumour

Republic of Ireland

Brain Tumour Ireland

Brain Tumour Ireland was founded in 2012 by a family who lost a loved one to this condition. This national voluntary organisation enables people to access information, guidance and comfort. It is a place to join a community of people who have been there to learn what to expect and gain support.

Wesbsite: http://www.braintumourireland.com


Northern Ireland

Brainwaves NI

Brainwaves NI is dedicated to providing support and information to all those affected by a brain tumour: patients, their families, friends and carers.

Wesbsites: http://www.brainwaves-ni.org/

General Cancer

Republic of Ireland

ARC Cancer Support Centre

ARC acts as a haven with professional personal support to men and women affected by cancer, and those who care for them. The support is holistic and complements medical treatment with counselling, psychological support, complementary treatments and care. Available in Cork and Dublin.

Website: http://www.arccancersupport.ie/

Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society's goal is to improve the lives of those affected by cancer. They provide up-to-date information and a range of services, while also working to influence change and raise awareness of cancer issues. The are the largest voluntary funder of cancer research in Ireland.

Website: http://www.cancer.ie

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Marie Keating Foundation

The Marie Keating Foundation is a leading voice in cancer awareness and information for both men and women in Ireland. It provides information on all major cancers, and their services are provided free of charge. Their collective aim is “making cancer less frightening by enlightening.”

Website:http://www.mariekeating.ie/


Northern Ireland

Macmillan Cancer Support

In Northern Ireland, Macmillan offers practical, emotional and financial support.Their team of professionals provide the highest level of cancer care, while their benefits help people with the financial impact of cancer. They are passionate about assisting people to take the first steps to gain control and start to feel like themselves again.

Website: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/

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Northern Ireland Cancer Network (NICaN)

NICaN works to ensure that cancer services in Northern Ireland are accessible, responsive and of high quality.This platform brings together the organisations involved in planning and delivering cancer services with people who use them. This partnership aims to ensure that services The site includes a directory of cancer services and organisations available in Northern Ireland.

Website: http://www.cancerni.net/

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Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is your local cancer champion, here to help you and your family if you have cancer.  We’ll help your community take positive steps to a healthier, to lower your risk of cancer and we are determined to bring a more hopeful future by funding ground-breaking research.

Website: http://www.cancerfocusni.org/

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Leukemia

Republic of Ireland

Bone Marrow for Leukemia Trust

The Bone Marrow for Leukaemia Trust (BMLT) is a national charitable organisation dedicated to supporting the St James’s Hospital stem cell unit, patients and families living with leukaemias, lymphomas, myeloma and other blood diseases

Website: http://www.bonemarrowtrust.ie/


Northern Ireland

Leukaemia & Lymphoma NI 

Leukaemia & Lymphoma NI support the infrastructure, students and scientists in the Blood Cancer Research Laboratories in the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB) and Belfast City Hospital focused on research in this area.

Website: http://www.leukaemiaandlymphomani.org/

Leukaemia CARE

Leukemia CARE's NI branch offer support groups for people after a blood cancer diagnosis. They provide info to help people understand their illness better, and they are dedicated to ensure that anyone affected by blood cancer receives the right information, advice and support.

Website: http://www.leukaemiacare.org.uk/

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Myeloma

Republic of Ireland

Multiple Myeloma Ireland

Multiple Myeloma Ireland is the only charity organisation focused on Multiple Myeloma in Ireland. Its aims and objectives include providing information and support and a network of communication for Multiple Myeloma patients, families and carers. It also promotes and facilitates ongoing Education and Research in Multiple Myeloma in Ireland and raises public awareness.

Website: http://www.multiplemyelomaireland.org

Ovarian Cancer

Republic of Ireland

OvaCare

OvaCare is the Ovarian Cancer Community in Ireland. Their aim is to improve diagnosis and education, through sharing global research and best practice, and providing help and advocacy through OvaCare’s support network.

Website: http://www.ovacare.com/


Northern Ireland

Angels of Hope

Angels of Hope is Northern Ireland's only ovarian cancer charity which raises awareness of Ovarian Cancer throughout the general and medical population. They also offer support to suffers, surviviors and their families.

Website: http://www.angelsofhope.org.uk/

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