GUTSY GROUP

Websites


Oesophageal Cancer

Action Against Heartburn -  Very active awareness campaigning group for Oesophageal cancer
www.actionagainstheartburn.org.uk

OOSO Oxfordshire Oesophageal and Stomach Organisation patients help group similar to GUTSY
www.ooso.org.uk

Oesophagoose - NE UK support group
www.oesophagoose.org/

Oesophageal Patients Association
www.opa.org.uk

National oesophago-gastric cancer audit 2012 (The Kings fund)
Click here

Heartburn Cancer Awareness Support - site promoting awareness of Oesophageal cancer
www.h-cas.org/

Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit update 2010. Find on this page:
www.augis.org/clinical_audits

American Patient support group - Esophageal Cancer Awareness Group - have collection of interesting newsletters
www.ecaware.org/

Peoples experiences of Oesophagitis and Reflux
experience.patient.co.uk/discussion_list.php?d=51

Cancer Research UK statistics page for Oesophageal cancer
info.cancerresearchuk.org/cancerstats/types/oesophagus/incidence/

Humberside oesophageal support group
www.hosg.org

SIGN - Scottish guidelines for management of Oesophageal and gastric cancers
www.sign.ac.uk/pdf/qrg87.pdf

Barrets Oesophagus - excellent website run by medics to help GP's etc recognise condition
www.barrettscampaign.org.uk

FORT (fighting oesophageal reflux together) website
www.refluxhelp.org 

Oesophageal cancer risk factors
info.cancerresearchuk.org/cancerstats/types/oesophagus/riskfactors/

Patient UK oesophageal cancer guidelines
www.patient.co.uk/health/Cancer-of-the-Oesophagus.htm


General cancer related sites


Macmillan Cancer Support
www.Macmillan.org.uk

Cancer Research UK
www.cancerresearchuk.org

Merseyside & Cheshire NHS Cancer Network
www.mccn.nhs.uk

NHS direct
www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/

NHS direct (Wales)
www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/

Patient Information Forum
www.pifonline.org.uk

North Wales Cancer Network
www.wales.nhs.uk/sites3/home.cfm?orgid=456

Core is the only charity in the UK that funds research into the entire range of gut, liver, intestinal and bowel illnesses.
www.corecharity.org.uk/

E journal of European Institute of Oncology
www.ecancermedicalscience.com/

Cancer advice - private site managed by consultant oncologist
www.canceradvice.co.uk/


Other sites of interest

Info on the drugs you may take
http://www.drugs.com/

Info on the diagnostic tests you might have
http://labtestsonline.org.uk/