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what cancer is
Cancer is not a single disease with a single type of treatment. There are more than 200 different types of cancer, each with its own name and treatment. This section provides an overview of what cancer is.
symptoms, causes and risk factors
Information about tests, scans, symptoms and possible causes of cancer.
the practical, work and financial side
Advice and guidance about all the practical issues you might need to consider, including work, travel and finances.
cancer and what to expect
Find out about different cancer treatments, and get help with treatment decisions you might need to make.
with and after cancer treatment
Advice to help you cope with the emotional, relationship or health issues you might face during and after cancer treatment.
and publications to order, download and print
Resources and publications to order, download and print.
Information and support
Targeted biological therapies
Find your targeted (biological) therapy
Order booklets or audio CDs about targeted and biological therapies, how they work, having treatment and how it might affect you.
All types of treatment can have different side effects. Know what to expect to help you find the best way for you to handle them.
Coping with symptoms and side effects
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