The London Cancer website uses cookies to personalise the information that you see and to remember your preferences when you return to the site. If you do not want cookies to be used, you can set your internet browser to deny them.

Our cookies

London Cancer uses cookies to help us understand how people use our website. We use cookies to capture which pages are most popular, how long people spend on each page and what links they use to access the information they are seeking. We also use cookies to enable the website to ‘remember’ details that you voluntarily give, such as when you save your selection on the homepage or complete online forms, so that you do not have to repeat the information next time you use the website.

Save your selection

Our homepage provides an option for you to save your selection of choices for information. If you tick this box, these preferences will be pre-selected when you next visit the website.

Logging visitor data

The London Cancer website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. This helps us develop and improve our website based on how it is accessed and used.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things such as your preferences or remembers your details when filing out a form. They are controlled by your computer. If you visit the ‘tools’ section in your browser menu, you will find details of your cookies settings.

Cookies may come with or without an expiry date. Cookies without an expiry date exist until the browser is closed, while cookies with an expiry date may be stored by the device until the expiry date passes.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can set it to automatically reject them. Please note that by rejecting cookies it may inconvenience you in browsing our website.  See your browser ‘help’ button for how to change your cookie settings.

Cookies used on this site

Below is a list of the main cookies used by this site and what each is used for:

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Used to remember your selections made on the Cancer Pathway selector tool.




Used to remember if you have already responded to the message notifying you that cookies are used on this website.




Used to store information to enhance the overall user experience of this site. This site may use this cookie to remember certain settings and where a user been in the site.




Used to remember when you haved logged into the forum section of this website.


Third-party cookies

Whilst using this site, we may from time-to-time use content from other external sites, for example a video from YouTube or a map from Google. We may also provide you with the opportunity to share information with others using social networks such as Facebook.

As a result, you may be sent cookies from these other websites. This site does not control these cookies. Please check these third-party websites for more information about the cookies they use.

Third party cookies used on this site include:

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Google Maps


This site uses Google Maps to search for our locations. Google Maps is also used to locate the nearest and most relevant locations when customers select an online shopping service.


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Google Analytics


Google Analytics uses cookies to define user sessions, and to provide a number of reporting features. These cookies are set or updated only to collect the data required for such reports, and are first-party. You can opt out here.


The following cookies are set by Google Analytics: