Changes to the condition and appearance of your skin, nails and hair (including eyebrows and eyelashes) depend on the type of cancer treatment you’re having.
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.
Read Aoife's post about the rights of people affected by cancer in the work place. She explains how the law can help job applicants, employees and the self-employed.
Share experiences and advice on practical issues when living with cancer, such as money, work, benefits, transport, food and drink, organising support at home, or getting specialist equipment.
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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.
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