Cancer Information

What cancer type do you want to know about?


What is cancer? We'll talk you through the basics, including:

How doctors diagnose cancer depends on the type of cancer they're testing for.

Treatments for cancer vary. Find out what they are, how they're effective and what their side effects are.


Find out about cancer in children and teenagers, and where you can get further support.


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For more information on cancer types, tests, treatments, side-effects and how to cope, visit our publications section.