There are over 200 different types of cancer; some are more common than others. There is a wealth of information about each individual cancer type available on the Macmillan Cancer Support Website.
Please remember that some of the information may not be relevant to the Isle of Man, so if you have any questions please check with your Clinical Nurse Specialist or the Macmillan Cancer Information Centre on 01624 650735.
Links for some of the more common cancers:-
- Bowel (colorectal)
- Brain tumour
- Breast cancer
- Cervical cancer
- Children’s cancers
- Uterus (womb)
Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
Support is available on the Island from the Clinical Nurse Specialist team. Their contact details are listed below:
|Breast Nurse Specialist||650194|
|Colorectal (Bowel) / Stoma Nurse Specialist||650212|
|Urology Nurse Specialist||650235|
|Ear, Nose & Throat Nurse Specialist||650229|
|Nurse Specialist for Oncology & rarer tumours||650162|
|Lung Nurse Specialist||650086|
|Palliative Care Team||647475|
Support from the MCISS
We hope you find the information that you need. If there is anything you can’t find, please contact the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service (MCISS).
They can be found at the Main Entrance to Noble’s Hospital in Douglas, and are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm. You can contact them by phone on 01624 650735 or email them.