Useful organisations

Below is a list of organisations that support children with cancer.

Information
Education
Emotional Support

Information

Captain Chemo's Quick Guide to Children's Cancer

A website and computer game for young people with cancer. Captain chemo is a cartoon character created by a former patient at the Royal Marsden Hospital.

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Education

Direct Gov

Web: www.gov.uk/rights-disabled-person/education-rights

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Click4tic

Click4tic provides honest information, advice and support on how to cope with cancer, and join a community of young people. Make friends, write a blog and share your experiences of cancer with others.

Web: www.click4tic.org.uk/dealwithit/education

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Emotional support

The Cancer Counselling Trust

Provides one on one and telephone counselling for cancer patients, their families, friends and carers who seek counselling to help them through the difficult issues precipitated by a cancer diagnosis.

Web: www.cancercounselling.org.uk/

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jimmyteens.tv

A collection of video diaries, animations and other creative recordings, made by young cancer patients about their cancer journeys.

Web: www.jimmyteens.tv

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Cancer Support Scotland (Tak Tent)

Cancer Support Scotland (Tak Tent) is a national cancer support charity which was founded in 1980 by Professor Sir Kenneth Calman. It seeks to promote the care of cancer patients, their families and friends by providing free emotional support through complementary therapies and counselling.

Web: www.cancersupportscotland.org

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Youth Access

Provides the addresses and telephone numbers of local services providing counselling, advice, information, befriending, for children and adolescents.

Web: www.youthaccess.org.uk/

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