Long terms and late effects


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Tiredness (fatigue)

The term often used for extreme tiredness is fatigue. Look at our information on managing tiredness through relaxation and other techniques.

Hair loss

Cancer treatment can cause hair loss. Find ways to cope, and to look after your hair and scalp.

Mouth problems

Cancer treatment such as chemotherapy can cause mouth problems. We have tips for keeping your mouth healthy.

Eating problems

Cancer and its treatment can cause problems with eating including sickness, appetite loss and a sore mouth. Find ways to deal with them.


If you're dealing with pain caused by cancer, we can tell you about treatment and other support.

Other side effects

Cancer has a range of side effects. Find out more about them and how to ease them.