About OcuMel UK
OcuMel UK is a registered charity run by eye cancer patients and family members. We provide support for anyone affected by eye cancer. We aim to give clear and accurate information to help you make the life choices that are right for you. Our friendly staff and volunteers understand how isolating it can be when you or your loved one are diagnosed with a rare cancer. We are here for you wherever you are in your eye cancer journey. We raise awareness of eye cancer amongst the public and work with medical professionals to increase their knowledge.
‘You have a freckle in your eye’ from Heather Burt
Katie McKay’s Story
Why support OcuMel UK?
We are the only charity in the UK who are dedicated to supporting people with this rare cancer but we need to extend our work to find a cure for this disease.
Whilst some research does is taking place, we believe this should be more focused with the patient’s needs at the heart of it. We hope to lead this work by this summer as we have people depending on us.
A – Will help us continue our work in supporting patients and their family members.
B – Will enable us to support access to MRI’s and work on areas our members have brought to our attention.
C – Will help us employ dedicated helpline nurses to support people throughout their journey, over the phone and in clinic.
We ultimately want to lead research and so appreciate everyone’s efforts to help us find a cure – fast!
Approx figures shown for illustrative purposes, April 17-March 18.
Support for Patients and Professionals
Do you want to know more about eye cancer? Have a look around our main site to find out more.
Thank you for your interest in eye cancer. We hope you can find everything you need, have a look around a main site for more information.