Making treatment decisions

Understanding your diagnosis

Find out what to expect when you first visit your doctor. You can also understand what might help your medical team to plan your treatment if you do have cancer.

  • General information

    Just been diagnosed

    Just been diagnosed with cancer? We're here for you every step of the way. There are many ways we can help.

  • Bone cancer

    Staging and grading

    Knowing the grade and stage of the cancer affects the decisions you and your doctors make about your treatment.

  • Bone cancer

    Treatment overview

    Treatment for primary bone cancer usually involves a combination of surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

  • Bone cancer

    Specialist treatment centres

    Your treatment will usually be given at a specialist treatment centre. You may have to travel some distance to reach one.

  • General information

    My Cancer Treatment

    Macmillan is supporting a new online tool to help you make decisions about your treatment and care.