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.

  • Stomach cancer

    Staging and grading

    Knowing how far the cancer has grown (stage) and how slow or fast growing it is (grade) helps plan your treatment.

  • 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.

  • Stomach cancer

    Treatment overview

    Treatment for stomach cancer is usually surgery or chemotherapy, often together. Radiotherapy or targeted therapy treatments are sometimes used.