Visiting a GP to check out a worrying symptom can be the beginning of a personal journey with cancer. Whether it is you or someone you know, understanding the possibilities that lie ahead might help you to take the next steps with a little more confidence.
The information about the different types of cancer describes what you can expect from initial concerns and symptoms and for every step afterwards – your cancer pathway.
It includes risk factors, symptoms, tests and treatments, where to find more detailed information and who to contact for support. It introduces you to the doctors and nurses you may meet along the way and gives you Covid updates to explain how your pathway might be different during the pandemic. Further along the pathway there is information about what your life could be like after treatment and different types of support moving forward.