MAC12159_E07

Ask about your cancer treatment

Booklet
Published: 30 Jun 2018
Next review: 31 Dec 2020
Edition: 7
MAC12159_E07

This booklet aims to help you find out more about your cancer treatment. It suggests questions you can ask your healthcare team.

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Published: 30 Jun 2018
Next review: 31 Dec 2020
Edition: 7

This booklet aims to help you find out more about your cancer treatment. It suggests questions you can ask your healthcare team.

About this booklet

This booklet aims to help you find out more about cancer treatments. It is for anyone who is diagnosed with cancer. You might also find this booklet useful if you want to support a partner, family member or friend who is having cancer treatment.

The booklet suggests questions you can ask your healthcare team. There are questions to help you:

- understand your diagnosis
- understand what your treatment might involve
- understand the benefits and risks of different treatment options
- find out about practical and financial help.

Visit our online information about asking your healthcare team questions.

How we can help

Macmillan Cancer Support Line
The Macmillan Support Line offers confidential support to people living with cancer and their loved ones. If you need to talk, we'll listen.
Financial guidance
Financial issues can cause worry when someone becomes ill. You may be able to claim benefits to help you in your situation. You may also be able to get financial assistance from other organisations.
Welfare rights advice and tools

There are lots of benefits that could help you after a cancer diagnosis, but the system can be confusing. Our Welfare Rights Advisors are here to help.