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Managing the late effects of head and neck cancer treatment

Booklet
Published: 01 Jul 2018
Next review: 01 Jan 2021
Edition: 3
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This booklet is about the possible long-term and late effects of treatment for head and neck cancer.
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Published: 01 Jul 2018
Next review: 01 Jan 2021
Edition: 3
This booklet is about the possible long-term and late effects of treatment for head and neck cancer.

About this booklet

This booklet explains the possible long-term and late effects of treatment for head and neck cancer. It is for people who are experiencing side effects after treatment has ended. It is also useful for people caring for someone who is experiencing these late effects.

It has information about possible emotional and physical side effects and how to manage them. It also has information about support that may be available to you.

View our online information about late effects of head and neck cancer treatment.

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.