Cancer of the Bone

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has an information leaflet on Primary Bone Cancer.

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Bone Cancer Research Trust

Formed in 2005 as an alliance of a number of established local charities and groups of family and friends of primary bone Cancer patients throughout Britain and Ireland. Provides information, support and, in the longer term, counselling services for those with primary bone cancer (such as osteosarcoma and Ewing's Sarcoma) and their families.

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CancerHelp UK

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.

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Royal Marsden

A leading UK cancer centre, recognised worldwide for the quality of its services. Site includes comprehensive, authoritative patient information. See their Patient Information section.

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ROHBTS (Royal Orthopaedic Bone Tumour Service)

A self-help group for parents of children with bone cancer.

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Macmillan Cancer Support

Cancerbackup aims to help people live with cancer by providing information and emotional support for patients, their families and health professional.

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Osteosarcoma - mifamurtide

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Medicine Guide for Bone Cancers

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. Includes detailed information about medicines used to treat cancer of the bone.

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Medicine Guide for Bone Metastases

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. Includes detailed information about medicines used to treat bone metastases.

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Adult Bone Cancer Survivors

Adult Bone Cancer Survivors - you are invited to share your story on this site.

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Mark Cross Bone Cancer Fund

Memorial fundraising site for research specifically into bone cancer.

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Bone cancer (sarcoma)

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Bone cancer

Information from BUPA.

See also the Patient UK general 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.

Author:
Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7797 (v9)
Last Checked:
18 November 2011

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