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Watch our videos about common cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy and targeted (biological) therapies. You will hear from health professionals about what to expect and people talking about their experience of treatment.
Find out how chemotherapy can be given into a vein and other people's experiences.
Watch this short animation about how you can have a central line (or skin-tunnelled venous catheter) put in.
Watch this short animation about having a PICC line (Peripherally inserted central catheter) put in.
Chemotherapy can be given as tablets or capsules. We explain how to look after them and what to expect.
David talks about having high-dose chemotherapy with a stem cell transplant and living with melanoma, lymphoma and bowel cancer.
If you're looking for videos about surgery for a particular cancer type, try our cancer type videos section.
GP David Plume explains getting a second opinion about your diagnosis or treatment.
Find out how to get the most out of your appointments with a GP or doctor.
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'Considering where I started, I can't quite believe my progress.'
'The process is unlike anything you've been through.'
'I tried to attack chemo with real positivity.'
'When you’re in the middle of it, you have to just look forward and try and deal with it as best you can.'
Order booklets, audio CDs and DVDs about cancer treatments. Knowing what to expect could help you cope with any possible side effects.
Different chemotherapy drugs or combinations of chemotherapy drugs are given differently and have different side effects.
You don't have to climb mountains to give something back. For example, we need people affected by cancer to review our booklets, from home, in their own time. Find out more.
What's happening near you? Find out about support groups, where to get information and how to get involved with Macmillan where you are.
Our Online Community is always open and full of people ready to support you.
Share experiences and get support about any types of cancer treatment, including chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery, biological or hormonal therapies, transplants, and clinical trials.
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