Making treatment decisions

Understanding your diagnosis

Find out what to expect when you first visit your doctor. You can also understand what might help your medical team to plan your treatment if you do have cancer.

  • 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.

  • Pancreatic cancer

    Staging

    The stage of a cancer describes its size and whether it has spread to other parts of the body.

  • 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.

  • Pancreatic cancer

    Treatment overview

    Surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy may all be used to treat pancreatic cancer. Treatments are also used to control symptoms (supportive care).