Most people will experience strong emotions after a cancer diagnosis, not only when they first hear that it is cancer, but also at various times during of after treatment. You may have many questions about your emotions. Or you may be a partner or a carer who has some questions.
What is cancer?
Cancer is a disease of the cells. Cells are the body's basic building blocks - they make up tissues and organs.
Most people experience strong emotions after a cancer diagnosis, not only when they first hear that it's cancer, but also at various times during and after treatment
A carer provides unpaid care and support to a person who needs their assistance because of a disease such as cancer
Living well after cancer
After a cancer diagnosis, people are often kept busy and preoccupied with medical appointments and the demands of treatment. Coming to the end of treatment may be a time when you notice the impact cancer had on you, your family and friends
Advanced cancer is a term commonly used to describe the cancer that has spread from the original site or has come back