Get help with the emotional issues you and your loved ones might face.
You may want to try using relaxation techniques to help you manage your anxiety and reduce breathlessness.
Compression garments are an essential part of lymphoedema treatment. They should be selected and fitted by a specialist.
A fistula is an abnormal opening between two parts of the body. It may be caused by cancer treatment or, less often, cancer itself. Fistulas are very rare.
Cancer and its treatment can damage the nerves that are outside the brain and spinal cord. This is called peripheral neuropathy.
Order booklets with information about cancer treatments, side effects and what you could expect after treatment. You can come back to these whenever they're helpful.
The type of treatment you might be offered depends on the type of cancer and your situation. Find out what to expect from treatment, possible side effects and what can help you cope.
Cancer affects all of your life. We want to make sure we're there when you're diagnosed, through treatment, and beyond. Help us make sure no one faces cancer alone.
What's happening near you? Find out about support groups, where to get information and how to get involved with Macmillan where you are.
Read Aoife's post about the rights of people affected by cancer in the work place. She explains how the law can help job applicants, employees and the self-employed.
Share experiences and advice on practical issues when living with cancer, such as money, work, benefits, travel insurance, transport, food and drink, organising support at home, or getting specialist equipment.
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