The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Leeds Cancer Centre

Support, information and contact advice


The Urology Cancer Nurse Specialist Team  

The team has expertise and experience in assisting with patients and carers concerns including:

  • information about the disease illness, investigations, treatments and follow up
  • advice about any symptoms;
  • support for patients, relatives and carers;
  • referral to the community nursing teams, such as the District Nurses;  
  • referral to other professionals who can offer specialist advice such as benefits, social services or complimentary therapies.

Testicular Cancer Nurse Specialist: 0113 2067676   Carolyn.gosney@nhs.net

Bladder Cancer Nurse Specialist 0113 2066792

Prostate Cancer Nurse Specialist 0113 2066521 or 0113 2066792

Penile Cancer Nurse Specialist 0113 2066792

Kidney Cancer Nurse Specialist 0113 2066792

Leeds Prostate Cancer Support Group (LPCSG)

Leeds PCSG is a group made up of men, wives, partners and family members who have been affected by and living with cancer. The group is designed to provide information to those who have been affected by a prostate cancer diagnosis and help take the fear out of prostate cancer through discussions and sharing experiences.

Tel: 07810 626 397 (Ian Yearwood, Group Chair)

Email: info@lpcsg.co.uk

Prostate Cancer UK

Prostate cancer UK is the UK's largest men's health charity. They provide a range of information and support for men, their families and carers such as emotional support and diet and exercise support. They also have a helpline managed by specialist nurses.

Tel: 0800 074 8383

Fight Bladder Cancer 

Fight Bladder Cancer was founded and is run by people affected by bladder cancer. They provide detailed information about bladder cancer and also provide support through a confidential forum (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week), as well as a buddying service.

Tel: 01844 351 621

Email: info@fightbladdercancer.co.uk

Kidney Cancer UK

Kidney Cancer UK is the UK's leading specialist kidney cancer charity who provide information and support for patients, carers and their families. Kidney Cancer UK also have a dedicated support line where you can speak to others who have gone through similar experiences. There is also the Kidney Cancer Forum where you can share your experiences, or seek support and advice online.

Tel: 0800 002 9002

Kidney Cancer Support Network

The Kidney Cancer Support Network is a patient-led network of kidney cancer patients, their carers and their families. The network was created to help kidney cancer patients come together to share experiences an insights to help improve the knowledge and awareness of kidney cancer.

Tel: 01209 890 326

Email: team@kcsn.org.uk 

Orchid

Orchid is a leading charity which works on behalf of anyone affected by penile, prostate and testicular cancer. Orchid offers everyone affected by these cancers an extensive range of services including a comprehensive information services staffed by specialist nurses, a freephone national male cancer helpline and user friendly information leaflets and publications.

Tel: 0808 802 0010

Email: info@orchid-cancer.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support 

Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. They provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care. They  provide booklets on cancer and treatments and run helplines providing cancer information and benefits advice as well as an interactive online community forum.

Tel: 0808 808 0000

Maggie's Centre

Maggie's have drop-in centres located around the country where they can offer practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their families and friends. They also have the Maggie's Online Centre, where people can communicate and share experiences with other people who have been affected by cancer.

Tel: 0300 123 1801

Email: enquries@maggiescentres.org 

Marie Curie

Marie Curie provide care and support for people living with any terminal illness, whilst also supporting carers and family members. Marie Curie also provide information on practical support which is available to view online or accessible through their helpline.

Tel: 0800 090 2309

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK provide information online to view and download. They also have an online forum for patients and carers as well as a national helpline.

Tel: 0808 800 4040