Information for patients and carers
Specialist urological cancer charities
Action Bladder Cancer UK
Charity working to support bladder cancer patients, raise awareness, improve early diagnosis and outcomes, and support research into bladder cancer.
Campaign launched by the Institute of Cancer Research to raise awareness of prostate and testicular cancer and to raise funding for research.
Fight Bladder Cancer
Charity founded and run by bladder cancer survivors and their families.
Kidney Cancer UK
Support organisation for kidney cancer patients and carers.
Orchid exists to save men's lives from testicular, prostate and penile cancers through a range of support services, pioneering research and promoting awareness.
Prostate Cancer UK (formerly The Prostate Cancer Charity)
Charity providing support and information on and funding research into prostate cancer.
UK Prostate Link
Website bringing together information on prostate cancer from other websites, with a guide to reliability and usefulness of the information.
General cancer charities and other sources of information
Cancer information provided by the charity Cancer Research UK, including different types of cancer, clinical trials and coping with cancer.
Charity providing information and support on childhood cancers for children, young people and their families.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan provides practical, medical and financial support and information to help improve the lives of people living with cancer, their families and carers.
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
NICE provides national guidance on treatments, preventing ill-health and promoting good health. NICE guidance that is of particular relevance:
Improving Outcomes in Urological Cancers Service Guidance and Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment.
NHS information service designed to help people make choices about their healthcare. The website provides sources of medical advice and information on medical conditions and treatments, healthy living, help for carers and NHS services.
Health information provided by GPs and nurses.
Other links to cancer charities
Cancer charities listed on the Department of Health website.