About rare cancers

Find out what a rare cancer is, and how you might feel about having a rare cancer.

Getting diagnosed

Find out how a rare cancer, leukaemia or lymphoma might be diagnosed. 

Living with a rare cancer

Being diagnosed with a rare cancer may cause particular emotions, feelings and practical difficulties.

Research and clinical trials

All treatments must be fully researched before they can be used as standard treatment. This is so we can be sure they work and so we know that they are safe.

Last reviewed: 
27 Jun 2017

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