Advanced cancer

Get help with treatment decisions associated with advanced cancer, and find ways to cope with symptoms, side effects, and emotional impacts. We're still working to get this content ready for our new site. In the meantime you can find all of our advice and information on our current site.

  • Coping with advanced cancer

    It’s common to feel overwhelmed by different feelings when your doctor tells you your cancer is advanced. Some people’s cancer may be advanced when they are first diagnosed. For others, the cancer may spread or come back after treatment. You might find our information helpful.

  • Leaving hospital

    Tips and advice for how to prepare before you leave hospital.

  • Relationships with people close to you

    Partners, family and friends are a vital source of help and support when you’re coping with advanced cancer. But it’s common to find it upsetting or painful to talk about your illness with those close to you.

  • Looking after someone with advanced cancer

    If you're looking after someone with advanced cancer, we're here for you.

Living with advanced cancer

Amanda talks about her experiences of living with advanced breast cancer.

About our cancer information videos

Living with advanced cancer

Amanda talks about her experiences of living with advanced breast cancer.

About our cancer information videos