Coping

Advice to help you cope with the emotional, relationship or health issues you might face during and after cancer treatment.

  • Getting support

    Find out more about our free support line, Macmillan nurses, information services and support groups near you.

  • Your emotions

    Get help with the emotional issues you and your loved ones might face.

  • Maintaining a healthy lifestyle

    Get advice on eating healthily, keeping active, quitting smoking and managing weight loss or gain.

  • Side effects and symptoms

    Find out more about different symptoms and side effects and how you can cope with them.

  • Changes to appearance and body image

    Some cancer treatments can change the way your body looks, works or feels. Find tips and information for feeling more like you.

  • Relationships and sex

    Understanding what is happening and getting the right support can help you in your close relationships.

  • Talking about cancer

    It can be hard to talk about cancer. Find ways to make it easier.

  • Advanced cancer

    Cancer that has come back or spread is sometimes called advanced cancer. Find ways to cope with symptoms, side effects and the emotional impact of advanced cancer.

  • At the end of life

    We can help you find practical and emotional support at the end of life and through bereavement.

  • Complementary therapies

    Read about different therapies that some people find helpful.

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Cancer diagnosis?

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The HOPE Programme

HOPE has been developed to help people who have/or have had cancer to get on with their lives. The course focuses on how to cope emotionally, psychologically and practically.

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