Making treatment decisions

Understanding your diagnosis

Understand what your diagnosis means, what might happen now and your options.

  • 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.

  • Lung cancer

    Staging lung cancer

    The stage of a cancer describes how large it is and whether it has spread. Knowing the stage helps doctors plan the best treatment for you.

  • General information

    My Cancer Treatment

    Macmillan is supporting a new online tool to help you make decisions about your treatment and care. The tool currently only covers England.

  • Lung cancer

    Treatment overview

    Treatment options for non-small cell lung cancer will depend on the stage of your cancer.