Cancer and other conditions

Dementia and cancer

This information is for anyone who looks after a friend or family member who has both cancer and dementia. It is a practical guide to caring for someone living with both conditions. We also have information for people who have cancer and dementia available as a booklet or audiobook.

Dementia UK. Helping families face dementia.

Dementia UK

This information was produced in partnership with Dementia UK.

Advanced cancer and dementia

If it is not possible to control the cancer, the person you care for will be able to have treatments to manage any symptoms.