You are not
Cancer can be an isolating, confusing and, at times, batsh*t crazy ride. There are 200+ known types of carcinoma and everyone’s experience of it is unique.
GIRLvsCANCER gives you a place to talk about it. Honestly. Authentically. No filter necessary. It’s a safe space where you can get support from those who’ve been there, done that and got the scars to prove it.
So grab a cuppa (or something stronger). Get reading. Reach out if you need to.
You’re part of our family now.
“ You will get through it all, but focus on the here and now
tell your story
Whether you want to wax lyrical on unwanted lumps, mull over metastasis or share the nitty gritty of a shitty diagnosis, we’re here to hear you.
By the community, for the community, these amazing organisations make a meaningful difference to those affected by cancer. They also mean the world to us.
Trekstock exists to make sure that young adults in their 20s or 30s who have been diagnosed with cancer through informative events, expert advice and physical activity support designed to keep them active during or beyond treatment.
Alike is a lived-experience led, new generation charity that aims to fulfil a basic need: connection. We provide the Alike app, a groundbreaking peer support platform available for anyone (18+) diagnosed with cancer.
Black Women Rising
Black Women Rising was created to address the gaps in cancer support services for Black cancer patients. Our aim is to to empower, raise awareness, promote wellness within our community and ultimately save lives.
Bowel Cancer UK
We’re the UK’s leading bowel cancer charity. We support and fund targeted research, provide expert information and support to patients and their families, educate the public and professionals about the disease and campaign for early diagnosis and access to best treatment and care.
North London Hospice
North London Hospice is a registered charity that has been caring for local people since 1984. We are committed to empowering patients with life limiting illnesses, supporting them to achieve the best quality of life possible.