UK sources of information and / or support
Has an information leaflet on Cancer of the Larynx (Throat Cancer).
CancerHelp UK is a free information service about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. It is brought to you by Cancer Research UK. They believe that information about cancer should be freely available to all and written in a way that people can easily understand.
Macmillan Cancer Support aims to help people live with cancer by providing information and emotional support for patients, their families and health professional.
A laryngectomee is a person who has had their larynx removed. Laryngectomee Clubs have been set up throughout the British Isles and Eire in association with hospitals and speech therapy clinics to help laryngectomees master the technique of producing a substitute voice.
The national association for neck breathers. It offers free help for sufferers of cancer of the larynx, people who have had a laryngectomy and their carers.
A leading UK cancer centre, recognised worldwide for the quality of its services. Site includes comprehensive, authoritative patient information. See their Patient Information section.
Information from the North London Cancer Network.
Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.
Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.
Information from BUPA.
See also the Patient UK cancer page for many other links.
Further sources / more detailed information
Some non-UK sites
The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.
More detailed medical information
The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.
- PatientPlus - hundreds of medical reference articles provided by Patient UK.
- Evidence Based Medicine - such as from Clinical Evidence, The Cochrane Library, etc.
- Database of UK Clinical Guidelines - from NICE, SIGN, etc.
- Medline - abstracts available from thousands of journals.
- Sites listing free online medical textbooks and journals.
- Sites listing free medical images - pictures, atlases, anatomy, skin diseases, etc.