Cancer happens when something goes wrong with our cells and they grow in an uncontrolled way.
Order or download our guide with information for young people living with cancer. It includes insights from other young people who have lived with cancer.
After treatment, it’s easy to worry about every ache and pain. Know which signs and symptoms you need to look out for.
If you’re feeling up to some physical activity it can really help you to feel better. We've got a range of events you can get involved in.
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 Amrik's guest blog about being diagnosed with cancer age 18. He discusses the impact this had on his studies, the support he received and how he found a light at the end of the tunnel.
A space to share experiences and talk freely with other young people who get what you’re going through.
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All our information is reviewed by cancer or other relevant professionals to ensure that it’s accurate and reflects the best evidence available. We thank all those people who have provided expert review for the information on this page.
Our information is also reviewed by people affected by cancer to ensure it is as relevant and accessible as possible. Thank you to all those people who reviewed what you're reading and have helped our information to develop.
You could help us too when you join our Cancer Voices Network – find out more at: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancervoices
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