Life after cancer treatment

Beginning to recover

The time after treatment is often a period of change. You may find you need time to regain and rebuild your physical and emotional health.

  • Head and neck cancers

    Follow up

    Your will have regular follow up appointments after treatment. These will include physical examinations and sometimes scans.

  • Head and neck cancers

    Wellbeing and recovery

    Looking after yourself by eating well, not smoking, cutting back on alcohol and being physically active can help your recovery.

  • Head and neck cancers

    Changes in how you look

    Treatments may change your appearance and affect your body image. There are different people and organisations to help support you.

  • Head and neck cancers

    Changes to eating, speech and hearing

    Treatments can cause changes that may make it difficult to eat, drink or speak. These can be temporary or permanent.