Managing the symptoms of cancer

Booklet
Published: 30 Nov 2016
Next review: 30 May 2019
Edition: 9

Cancer symptoms - and the treatments used to manage them - are the focus here. We look at fatigue, eating and breathing difficulties, and problems affecting the bladder, bowels and skin.

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Published: 30 Nov 2016
Next review: 30 May 2019
Edition: 9

Cancer symptoms - and the treatments used to manage them - are the focus here. We look at fatigue, eating and breathing difficulties, and problems affecting the bladder, bowels and skin.

About this booklet

This booklet is about some of the symptoms you may have if you have cancer. It describes ways to help manage them.

Visit our online information about signs and symptoms of cancer.

How we can help

Macmillan Grants

If you have cancer, you may be able to get a Macmillan Grant to help with the extra costs of cancer. Find out who can apply and how to access our grants.

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.