Side effects and symptoms

You might experience a range of side effects during and after cancer treatment. Find out more about them, and how you can cope with them.

  • Tiredness (fatigue)

    The term often used for extreme tiredness is fatigue. Look at our information on managing tiredness through relaxation and other techniques.

  • Fertility in women

    Learn more about what cancer means for fertility in women, and what help is available.

  • Eating problems

    Cancer and its treatment can cause problems with eating including sickness, appetite loss and a sore mouth. Find ways to deal with them.

  • Lymphoedema

    If you're living with lymphoedema we have information and support for you.

  • Other side effects

    Cancer has a range of side effects. Find out more about them and how to ease them.

  • Late effects of pelvic radiotherapy

    Find out more about late effects of pelvic radiotherapy and how they can be treated and managed.

'Look after yourself and take it easy. I am feeling better now but get very tired, so I do a little and rest a little.' Patricia

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