Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help. If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor.

Read our information about coronavirus and cancer

A history of these pages

The About Cancer pages began life as CancerHelp UK, one of the first comprehensive cancer websites based in the UK. 

Editorial policy

This is the editorial policy for producing and reviewing health and patient information for Cancer Research UK's About Cancer web pages. 

Clinical trials database editorial policy

This document sets out the editorial policy for the production of information on our clinical trials database.

Clinical trials database pro forma

This page tells you about the different sections on our clinical trials database, and the information included in each one.

Style guide for health and patient information pages

Read the style guide for Cancer Research UK's pages on health information and patient information.

How we keep our information up-to-date

Who reviews our information and how often this is done.

Lay review guidelines

Cancer Research UK's About cancer information is written for people with cancer and their family and friends. Find out how you can help us to develop and improve the information.  

Writer guidelines

Find out the sources we use and how we write our patient information.

Checklist for information production and review

See our checklist for producing patient information pages for the Cancer Research UK website.

Last reviewed: 
01 Nov 2019

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