There are a growing number of people in the UK living with both cancer and dementia.
This booklet is about cancer and dementia. It is for anyone who looks after a friend or family member who has both cancer and dementia.
You don’t need to face cancer alone. Find out more about our free support line, Macmillan nurses, information services and support groups near you.
Get help with treatment decisions associated with advanced cancer, and find ways to cope with symptoms, side effects, and emotional impacts.
Meet other people who understand what you’re going through. Find out about support groups, where to get information and how to get involved with Macmillan where you are.
In our latest cancer information blog, our editor Imogen looks at ways of coping at the end of the life and where to find support and information.
This group is specifically for people with an incurable or terminal diagnosis. Whether you need to talk about dying, or about making the most of your life, you can discuss your feelings openly here.
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All our information is reviewed by cancer or other relevant professionals to ensure that it’s accurate and reflects the best evidence available. We thank all those people who have provided expert review for the information on this page.
Our information is also reviewed by people affected by cancer to ensure it is as relevant and accessible as possible. Thank you to all those people who reviewed what you're reading and have helped our information to develop.
You could help us too when you join our Cancer Voices Network – find out more at: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancervoices
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