Managing the symptoms of cancer

Booklet
Published: 31 Dec 2020
Next review: 31 Dec 2023
Edition: 10

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

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Published: 31 Dec 2020
Next review: 31 Dec 2023
Edition: 10

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

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. You may have one or more of these symptoms, but you’re unlikely to have more than a few. Most symptoms can be well controlled with the help of your healthcare team, your family and your friends.

Visit our online information about signs and symptoms of cancer.

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.