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.Find out more
Boots Macmillan Beauty Advisors can help you manage the visible effects of cancer treatment.
Losing your hair due to cancer treatment can be difficult to cope with. There is support available.
Changes to body hair are common during cancer treatment. There are ways to cope with this.
There are many practical things you can do to cope with hair loss.
You might find it helpful to have our side effects booklet to hand. It explains some possible side effects and how they can be managed.
Cancer treatments can affect people differently. But it can help to read about what’s likely to happen and possible side effects. Being prepared can help you stay on track.
Are you coping with the effects of cancer and its treatment on your body? Could you share advice, tips and support? Share your story and help others.
What's happening near you? Find out about support groups, where to get information and how to get involved with Macmillan where you are.
Our Online Community is always open and full of people ready to support you.
Share experiences and get support about any types of cancer treatment, including chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery, biological or hormonal therapies, transplants, and clinical trials.
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All our information is reviewed by cancer or other relevant professionals to ensure that it’s accurate and reflects the best evidence available. We thank all those people who have provided expert review for the information on this page.
Our information is also reviewed by people affected by cancer to ensure it is as relevant and accessible as possible. Thank you to all those people who reviewed what you're reading and have helped our information to develop.
You could help us too when you join our Cancer Voices Network – find out more at: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancervoices
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