Cancer P1

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  • Cancer
    • Signs and symptoms
      • Symptoms can vary for each type of cancer
      • A lump
      • Fatigue
      • Unexplained weight loss
      • Unexplained pain
      • Unexplained bruising or bleeding
      • A new mole or changes to a mole
      • Skin changes or a sore that wont heal
      • Difficulty swallowing
      • Coughing up blood
      • Blood in your pee ad problems peeing
      • Heavy night sweats
      • Appetite loss
      • Persistent bloating
    • Identified needs
      • Emotional support
      • Assistance needed for personal care
      • Post-surgery care
      • Medicine administration
      • Assistance with day to day tasks
      • Financial support
      • Social interactions with family and friends
      • Management and monitoring of their condition
      • Support with dealing with side affects from the treatments
    • Adjustments
      • Referrals to cancer support charities/ support groups
        • Macmillan
        • Teenage Cancer Trust
        • Marie Curie Cancer Care
      • Scheduling and attending treatment appointments
      • Scheduling and attending counselling sessions or support groups
      • Careful monitoring of their condition
      • Guides and advice for financial support
        • How to access benefits and schemes
      • Information and advice on on treatment and the side effects
      • Emotional support being put in place for family members/ carers


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