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Dying with cancer

Coping with cancer

Find out about coping with cancer symptoms, strong emotions, and other difficulties that people with cancer might face during their last few months or weeks of life. You can also read about help and support for carers, friends and relatives of someone who is dying.

Not everyone is ready to read about what happens when someone is dying. Some of the information here can be upsetting and difficult to cope with. You may want to skip this information and come back to it. If you do read on, you might want to have someone close by to support you.

We hope that we can give you the practical information, support and comfort you may need during a very emotional and difficult time.

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Updated: 29 June 2016