Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Teams

National Cancer Registration Service
Knowledge and Intelligence Team

Public Cancer Resources


Public Information Resources

Our primary focus as an organisation is within the health information community, however links to patient information resources are provided to help those who are seeking information, because a friend or relative has been affected by cancer. The inclusion of any links on this page does not imply endorsement by NYCRIS.

General information, advice and support for patients

NHS Choices - the NHS portal for health queries (includes NHS Direct)
BBC Cancer Guide - general information and useful contacts
Cancer Help - the patient information website of Cancer Research UK
MacMillan Cancer Support (now merged with Cancer Backup) - resources for patients and their families
Cancerguide - links to information resources from a patient's perspective

Local Research Projects

ePOCS Study electronic Patient-reported Outcomes from Cancer Survivors