Cancer Information Service and Helpline

Looking for answers or support?

We know that going through cancer is tough and can raise many questions. We want you to know that we’re here for you. From help with getting to your medical appointments or understanding your treatment options, to offering practical support, we can help.

We can help you find answers to questions about your treatment and its effects. We’ve got pages of cancer information online and in booklets, and we’re always here for emotional support when things get tough.

For answers, support or just a chat, call us free on 0800 CANCER (226 237) Monday to Friday, 8.30am–5pm. 

If you're having trouble reaching us by phone, please email the team at and they'll be in touch as soon as possible.  

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