Cancer and its treatments can affect how you look. Some changes are temporary, such as losing your hair during chemotherapy. But even if you know some side effects won’t last, it doesn’t mean they will be easier to deal with.
Other changes may be more long-term, or even permanent. Accepting that you look different can be difficult. Changes to your body can have an impact on your body image (how you feel about your body).
It can help to find out more about some possible changes so you know what to expect. It is also important to remember that you are still the same person on the inside.