General information Tips for coping with day-to-day life
Life can be busy when you’re living with cancer. There are ways to help you and your family cope.
'Macmillan's information was completely invaluable for us.'
'You're waving your little flag saying, "I need some help here". And then Macmillan comes.'
'At that point I’d had no symptoms whatsoever.'
'I did the typical bloke thing of ignoring it.'
Order or download our guide with information for young people living with cancer. It includes insights from other young people who have lived with cancer.
We're trialing audio versions of our web pages. You can listen to information on talking to your friends and family about sex and fertility.
If you’re feeling up to some physical activity it can really help you to feel better. We've got a range of events you can get involved in.
Meet other people who understand what you’re going through. Find out about support groups, where to get information and how to get involved with Macmillan where you are.
Read Amrik's guest blog about being diagnosed with cancer age 18. He discusses the impact this had on his studies, the support he received and how he found a light at the end of the tunnel.
If you're diagnosed with cancer at a young age, you might have very specific concerns as to its impact - this group's a space for those diagnosed at a young age to share and talk about their experiences with others of a similar age.
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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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