Together we can make a difference

  • Helping clinicians help us
  • Supporting patients, family & friends

Representing Patients with
Thymic Cancers in the UK

ThymicUK is a registered charity established by patients with thymic cancers, their carers, and families and friends.

Our purposes are to provide support, advocate and share information, facilitate research and ultimately to improve the treatments available for these rare cancers in the United Kingdom. Through these endeavours ThymicUK hopes to increase the overall survival and quality of life of patients with thymic cancers.

We do not offer medical advice but we have an active Facebook group where experiences and information can be shared and we hold regular virtual and face to face meetings. ThymicUK is supported by The British Thoracic Oncology Group

Join us for news updates, access to our private support group and more.

    Join our private support group

    Patient?

    Help shape future research

    Our goal is for more research to go into possible treatments for thymic cancers.  We can help researchers by providing the information they need.

    Latest Patient Stories:

    Heidrun’s Story

    I struggled to write my carer’s story… a lot. How could I put into words what feels like a roller-coaster ride on a bare metal seat with half the anchoring bolts missing? I am not even the patient, and I have near-fainted twice in difficult appointments. I am supposed to […]

    Read More…

    Read Story

    Pat’s Story

    During the summer of 2017 when I was holidaying with younger, fitter friends I started feeling weary. I take thyroxine and thinking that my prescription might need adjusting I visited my G.P. She said as a precaution she would like me to have an X-ray. She phoned me the following […]

    Read More…

    Read Story

    Heidrun’s Story

    I struggled to write my carer’s story… a lot. How could I put into words what feels like a roller-coaster ride on a bare metal seat with half the anchoring bolts missing? I am not even the patient, and I have near-fainted twice in difficult appointments. I am supposed to […]

    Read More…

    Read Story

    Pat’s Story

    During the summer of 2017 when I was holidaying with younger, fitter friends I started feeling weary. I take thyroxine and thinking that my prescription might need adjusting I visited my G.P. She said as a precaution she would like me to have an X-ray. She phoned me the following […]

    Read More…

    Read Story

    A little about the ThymicUK badge

    The ThymicUK badge incorporates the zebra stripe, which represents rare cancers and lavender which is used for general cancer awareness.

    Wear the ThymicUK badge and help increase awareness of thymic cancers.

    Request a badge - Coming soon....