Two mugs on a green background with the words Takling Cancer.

Talking Cancer podcast - Series 1, Episode 6: Treatment

Podcast
Published: 14 Apr 2020
Edition: 1
Two mugs on a green background with the words Takling Cancer.
Emma B talks to Ben, a nurse who was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer and is currently undergoing chemotherapy. He talks openly to Emma about losing his beloved quiff and the other side effects that come with cancer treatment, as well as how he keeps a positive outlook and continues to enjoy food. Emma also welcomes back Macmillan professional Dany, who sheds some light on treatment options and how best to cope.

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Published: 14 Apr 2020
Edition: 1
Emma B talks to Ben, a nurse who was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer and is currently undergoing chemotherapy. He talks openly to Emma about losing his beloved quiff and the other side effects that come with cancer treatment, as well as how he keeps a positive outlook and continues to enjoy food. Emma also welcomes back Macmillan professional Dany, who sheds some light on treatment options and how best to cope.

How we can help

Macmillan Support Line
The Macmillan Support Line is a free and confidential phone service for people living and affected by cancer. 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

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