Questions about cancer

CR-UK's CancerHelp UK

CancerHelp UK is Cancer Research UK’s patient information service. Information about cancer, its treatment and clinical trials is freely available on the website and is written in a way that is easy to understand:

You can also discuss any queries you have with specialist cancer nurses on freephone 0808 800 4040 (9am - 5pm Monday to Friday) or by emailing

More details about the service can be found on the leaflet.

Tayside Cancer Support

A local support group exists for cancer patients, their relatives and friends. For more information, visit their website here, or contact them directly on 01382 740468.

Maggie's Cancer Caring Centre in Dundee

There is a drop-in Maggie's Cancer Caring Centre located at Ninewells hospital in Dundee. For more information on their services and hours see their website here.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Another good source of information about living with cancer and local cancer support groups is Macmillan Cancer Support. You can visit their website here.

Cancer Statistics and Incidence

For some recent information and statistics from CR-UK about cancer, please see the following report: 'Cancer Worldwide' and take a look at this 'Incidence Map'.