Matches individuals willing to donate their blood stem cells or bone marrow to people with blood cancer and blood disorders who desperately need life saving transplants.
Fund scientists, doctors and nurses to help beat cancer sooner and provides cancer information to the public.
A union of 38 parent run organisations across the UK who share a mission to improve the lives of families affected by childhood and adolescent cancer.
Helping families deal with childhood cancer together.
The trust takes young people aged between 8-24 sailing, to help them regain their confidence on their way to recovery from cancer.
Provides a range of services, all aimed to improve the quality of life for children with cancer and their families.
A project for teenagers and young adults who have been affected by cancer. Using all aspects of media it enables young people to explore and express their feelings, and make some sense of their very personal journeys from diagnosis onwards.
Aim to make a positive difference to the lives of children suffering from cancer or leukaemia by offering practical, financial and emotional support to the whole family through their range of projects.
Provides free real-hair wigs for children suffering hair loss from cancer treatment.
Macmillan has grown to become the largest cancer care and support charity in the UK. They provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.
Provides free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their family and friends.
Provides care and support for more than 40,000 people living with a terminal illness and their families in the UK each year.
Creates world-class cancer services for young people in the UK, providing life-changing care and support so young people don’t have to face cancer alone.
Provides support and free activity holidays for young people (aged 14 to 30) diagnosed and living with cancer or any malignant disease, from anywhere in the UK and the Irish Republic, or who are patients of any UK hospital.
Other (non-cancer) children's charities and organisations that may offer help and support
Provides advice and information for parents with children going to hospital. Offers counselling for parents and has leaflets and videos for children going into hospital.
Helping children with life-limiting illness, React works to give children comfort, dignity and where possible, greater independence. This past year, they have supplied a wide range of equipment from specialist wheelchairs, beds, baths, and mobility aids, to essential everyday items like washing machines and tumble dryers.
Information for teenage and young adult survivors of childhood cancer, from Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group.
(National Cancer Institute - USA) Gives information for parents who have a child with cancer
(American Cancer Society -USA) Voluntary organisation dedicated to eliminating cancer through research and education
(Cancer Research UK) Patient information on all types of cancer and has a clinical trials database
Information about cancer, and video and audio clips of people talking about their experiences
The online 'front door' to the NHS. The country's biggest health website, giving people all the information they need to make decisions about their health.