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Patients & Visitors

Breast Unit

Support and links

Both Breast Cancer Care and Cancerbackup/Macmillan cancer provide very clear patient focused information on all aspects of breast cancer treatments, practical advice and support

Breast Cancer Care:
Freephone is 0808 800 1234

Freephone helpline 0808 800 1234 (Mon–Fri 9am–8pm)
Text Phone: 18001 0808 800 1234

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Avon, Somerset and Wiltshire Cancer Service (ASWCS) are national and regional organisations ensuring the NHS delivers and that you receive 'state of the art' cancer treatments.



The Royal College of Radiologists has a useful section under patients and carers of a 'virtual oncology unit' providing information on some of the odd names and equipment we use to give you radiotherapy.

Cancer Research UK provides details of current trials running in breast cancer.

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