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Cancer treatment and sepsis

Booklet
Published: 01 Oct 2018
Next review: 01 Oct 2021
Edition: 1
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This leaflet is about cancer treatments and sepsis. It explains what sepsis is, when you need to contact your hospital team and what you can do to protect yourself.
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Published: 01 Oct 2018
Next review: 01 Oct 2021
Edition: 1
This leaflet is about cancer treatments and sepsis. It explains what sepsis is, when you need to contact your hospital team and what you can do to protect yourself.

About this leaflet

This leaflet describes what sepsis is, the possible symptoms and when you need to contact your hospital team. It also explains what you can do to protect yourself. It is for anyone living with cancer in the UK and their carers, family and friends.

View our online information on sepsis.


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.
Clinical Information Nurse Specialists
Our Cancer Information Nurse Specialists are dedicated cancer nurses available to talk to on our Macmillan Cancer Support Line. 
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.