There are many practical things to deal with when you have cancer.
You need to decide where to have tests and treatments, and work out how much everything will cost. Some people need help at home, or have concerns about money, work or legal issues.
Family members and people who care for someone with cancer can also need information and support.
Use this section to find out where you can get help and support.
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Support when you have cancer
People with cancer may need a range of information and support at different times.
Support for carers
Find out where you can get support as a carer
Support for young people
Find support if you or a family member has cancer
It is important to ask about costs before you start your treatment.
Transport and accommodation
Some people can get help if they need to travel for treatment or medical appointments.
Money, legal and work issues
There are times when you may want advice or help with financial, legal or work matters.
Help at home
There may be ways to get help around the home if you are struggling to cope.
Travel and holidays
Talk to your doctor for advice if you want to travel.
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Types of treatment
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