Decisions about treatment

Making treatment decisions

A team of experts will decide on the best treatment for you. But you should always be able to talk about it or look into getting a second opinion about these decisions.

The role of a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

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The role of a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Patients and Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) at Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust discuss the practical and emotional support a CNS offers to people living with cancer.

About our cancer information videos

Patients and Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) at Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust discuss the practical and emotional support a CNS offers to people living with cancer.

About our cancer information videos

How treatment is planned

A team of health professionals will work with you to plan the treatment that is best for your situation.

Getting a second opinion

Your treatment will be planned using national guidelines. But you may still want another medical opinion.

Aims and side effects of treatment

Treatments can have different aims depending on your situation. Your healthcare team will explain the possible side effects of treatment.

Making a decision

It is important to remember that the decision you make is the right one for you at the time.