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National Cancer Alliance

Cancer information pack: Gujerati, Punjabi, Urdu.
Video on cancer information and treatment: Gujerati and Hindi.

The National Cancer Alliance, PO Box 579, Oxford, OX4 1LB. No website.
Tel: 0870 770 2648

[Last update: 2006-01-13; 11:04]

NHS Direct- health information if English is not your language of choice

Offers information on a range of topics in different languages.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-13; 11:02]

Multi lingual cancer information (13-17 languages)

Excellent series of leaflets by New South Wales Health Service (Australia); search by cancer information or by language.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-13; 11:02]

Macmillan Cancer Relief/ Cancer Equality

Booklet: 'Help is There'. This lists organisations that provide information and support on the issue of cancer.

languages: English, Urdu, Gujerati.

Macmillan Cancer Relief, 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7UQ. No website.

[Last update: 2006-01-13; 11:03]

Cancer Support UK

Site offers help, support and direction for anyone living with cancer.
Gujerati, Punjabi.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-13; 11:03]

Cancer BACUP: Cancer information for diverse communities - Cancer In Your Language (July 2003)

CancerBACUP offers 12 additional national freephone helplines specifically for speakers of the country’s most common ethnic minority languages:
Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, French, Greek, Gujerati, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-13; 11:04]

Asian Language Materials

Provides health professionals with downloadable information about cancer in several Asian languages. Provides links to credible Asian-language cancer information on other websites.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-13; 11:04]

Chinese national healthy living centre

Information on radiotherapy: Chinese.
Chinese Healthy Living Centre, 29-30 Soho Square, London, W1D 3SQ.

020 7287 0904 or 020 7534 6546
Email: general@cnhlc.org.uk

[Last update: 2006-01-13; 11:05]

Macmillan Cancer Relief

Free helpline providing information and emotional support for people living with cancer, provided by trained advisors.
Linked to Language Line to help callers in up to 150 languages.

Tel: 0808 808 2020

[Last update: 2006-01-13; 11:05]

Cancer Equality/ Afiya Trust

Audio-tape, ’Caring for someone with cancer’
Information for patients and carers about cancer, cancer treatment and options, side effects, care for the patient at home, support networks and complementary therapy.
Languages: Bengali (Sylheti), Cantonese, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu plus English
Contact details/cost:
Stephanie Fawbert, The Afiya Trust, 27/29 Vauxhall Grove, London SW8 1SY
Tel: 020 7582 0432
Fax: 020 7582 2552
Email: Stephanie.Fawbert@afiya-trust.org
Free to people with cancer and their carers, otherwise any six cassettes for £15.00

[Last update: 2006-01-13; 11:06]

Sargent Cancer Care for children

Leaflets for children (up to age 21) affected by cancer and their parents about leukaemia, tumour and brain tumour.
Languages: Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati and Welsh.

Tel: 0161 610 7150

Link [Last update: 2006-01-13; 11:04]

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