Having a cancer diagnosis can be hard enough, and if you have young children it can be a further worry as you may need extra support to look after them. This blog may give you some ideas of how you can get help with childcare.
Planning ahead can be hard. But it can help you to talk with your healthcare team, family or friends about what matters to you. It can help everyone to understand the care, treatment and support you want for your future. And it can also be a way of taking back control, at a time when so many things feel uncertain.
When someone you love is diagnosed with cancer, it can be difficult to know how to support them.
They may need emotional support if they feel overwhelmed or anxious, or they may need practical help with managing things like appointments, work and childcare. Sometimes, they may need help with both.
It’s important that you look after yourself too. There are many places you can get information and support for looking after…
Some people with cancer choose to use complementary therapies as well as conventional cancer treatment. Complementary therapies may help people feel better and help them cope with cancer symptoms or the side effects of treatment. They do not claim to treat cancer.
Complementary therapies are different to alternative therapies. Alternative therapies are used instead of conventional medical treatments and some claim to…