Your emotions

When someone close to you has cancer

When someone close to you is diagnosed with cancer it can be an overwhelming experience. We have advice to help you cope.

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    How you might feel

    When someone close to you has cancer, you may feel lots of strong emotions. This is natural and talking about your feelings can help.

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    If your partner, family member or friend has cancer

    If you look after someone with cancer, it’s natural to feel lots of strong emotions. Talking about how you’re feeling can help.

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    Getting support and looking after yourself

    If you look after someone with cancer, it can be hard to cope with your feelings. It’s important to look after yourself too.