I've just been diagnosed

Being diagnosed with cancer can be a huge shock. You might be overwhelmed, worried about what happens next or thinking about the impact on your life. Here is some information that could be a good starting point:

You could start with these articles

General information Just been diagnosed?

If you’ve just been diagnosed with cancer, there are many ways we can help you.

General information Asking questions

Your healthcare team can answer any questions you may have about your treatment.

General information Finding out your treatment options

Finding out about your type of cancer and different treatment options can help you decide which treatment to have.

General information Macmillan nurses

Macmillan nurses are a valued source of information, advice and support for cancer patients and their families.

More information to help you

  • Tests for cancer and to find out more

    After you're diagnosed with cancer your medical team might organise further tests to find out more. These will help you to get the best treatment.

  • Coping with your diagnosis

    You might be thinking about how your diagnosis will affect you. We can give you advice, information and support.

  • Organising practical issues

    Find out about the possible impacts on your finances, work or travel, and the support that's there for you.

  • Having treatment

    You might be offered different treatments. It can help to understand how they work and what to expect.

We're here for you

For information, support, or just a chat, we're here.

We're here for you

For information, support, or just a chat, we're here.