Living with and after cancer

The information about children's cancers on our website is written by the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG).

Cancer can affect many areas of your life such as your finances, work, your emotions and relationships. Find information and advice about what the effects might be, how to deal with them and how we can help.

Financial support

Find practical advice on the possible financial impact of a cancer diagnosis, including what benefits you might be entitled to.

Practical issues

Information on dealing with day-to-day problems, including work, travel, and travel insurance.

Emotional effects

Information on the emotions you might experience as a result of your cancer diagnosis, ways that you might manage them and other sources of support.

Relationships and communication

Advice on how to talk to other people, talking to children, relationships and sexuality.

How we can help

Find out about the ways in which Macmillan can offer you information and support.

Get involved

You can help other people affected by cancer. Campaign for a better deal, give your time, share your experiences or make a donation.

Children's cancer information from CCLG

This information about children’s cancer was written by the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG). It has been reviewed and edited by their publications committee, which includes medical experts from all fields of children’s cancer and care.

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