The stress of cancer and its treatment can affect your emotions in many ways. Our feelings can affect our energy levels, sexual desire, ability to sleep or appetite. How long these effects last will vary from person to person.
Read booklets about the emotional, physical and practical impacts of cancer and its treatment. Knowing what to expect can help you cope with cancer and life after treatment.
Cancer treatments can affect people differently. But it can help to read about what’s likely to happen and possible side effects. Being prepared can help you stay on track.
We want banks and building societies to help their customers manage the cost of cancer. Campaign with us - call on the Government to change the law so that financial services providers have a duty of care towards their customers.
What's happening near you? Find out about support groups, where to get information and how to get involved with Macmillan where you are.
Read Aoife's post about the rights of people affected by cancer in the work place. She explains how the law can help job applicants, employees and the self-employed.
Share experiences and advice on practical issues when living with cancer, such as money, work, benefits, transport, food and drink, organising support at home, or getting specialist equipment.
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