Useful links

Please follow the links below to a number of local, regional and national organisations that offer support to cancer patients, their relatives and carers.

The Olive Tree is not responsible for the content on these external web sites and you visit them entirely at your own risk.

Local Hospitals

Crawley Hospital -

East Surrey Hospital -

St Luke’s Cancer Centre, Royal Surrey Hospital Guildford -

Local Cancer Support Centres

Chrysalis Crawley breast cancer support group -

Fountain Support Guildford (part of St Luke's Cancer Centre) -

Bluebells Cancer Support Centre -

National Organisations

Macmillan -

Marie Curie -

Cancer Buddies Network -

Cancer Research -

National Conference of Cancer Self Help Groups -

Nutritionist Resource -

Cancer Survivors' Club -

Trekstock - online community providing support for young adults with cancer -

National Organisations for specific cancers

Lymphoma Association -

Pleural Mesothelioma -

Ovarian Cancer Action -

Jo’s Trust – fighting cervical cancer -

Leukaemia CARE -

Pancreatic Cancer Action -

Breast Cancer -


Leiomyosarcoma -

Pseudomyxoma -

Breast cancer - online support group for women who have opted not to have reconstructive surgery -

Wigs, Headscarves, Clothing, Accessories & Beauty

Head Covers -

Annabandana chemoheadwear -

The Professional Touch (wig supplier based in Guildford) Email:

My New Hair (nationwide wig styling charity founded by Trevor Sorbie) -

Bohemia Fashions Headwear -

Suburban Turban -

Cosifits Headwear -

Amoena (post surgery bras, swimwear, prostheses etc..) -

Nicola Jane (post surgery bras, swimwear, prostheses etc..) -

About the Girl (post surgery lingerie & swimwear) -

Look Good, Feel Better (free make up classes for cancer patients) -

Beauty Despite Cancer (cosmetics, skincare products, make-up and more) -

Free hand-knitted cotton prostheses for mastectomy/lumpectomy patients -

Support for CarersMama Friday (help at home) -

Carers Trust -

Carers UK -

Ananda Healing -

Samaritans -

The National Council for Palliative Care -