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Watch our videos about some of the side effects of cancer treatment. You will hear from health professionals about what to expect and how to cope. Some videos also include people talking about their experience and what they did to manage their side effects.
A slide show with tips for avoiding infection during chemotherapy.
Hear about some possible late effects of pelvic radiotherapy and advice on how to deal with them.
Diane describes living with breast cancer and the menopausal symptoms that were caused by her chemotherapy.
A slide show with tips for looking after your mouth during chemotherapy.
Denton describes how he coped with tiredness (fatigue) during his treatment for prostate cancer.
Macmillan University Teacher Rhian Davies describes the causes and symptoms of lymphoedema.
Irene and Betty talk about what it's like to live with lymphoedema and compression garments (sleeves).
Macmillan university teacher Rianne Davis explains how to manage lymphoedema.
Lymphoedema practitioner Yolande Borthwick gives advice on lymphoedema and explains how to use compression garments.
Sexual therapist Isabel White discusses some common sexual problems for younger and older people affected by cancer.
Robert talks about having treatment to preserve his fertility when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma.
Amanda talks about her cancer diagnosis and the impact it had on her relationship and life.
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Order booklets, audio CDs and DVDs about cancer treatments. Knowing what to expect could help you cope with any possible side effects.
Different chemotherapy drugs or combinations of chemotherapy drugs are given differently and have different side effects.
You don't have to climb mountains to give something back. For example, we need people affected by cancer to review our booklets, from home, in their own time. Find out more.
What's happening near you? Find out about support groups, where to get information and how to get involved with Macmillan where you are.
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