About sickness

Find out about feeling or being sick when you have cancer and what can help.

Causes of sickness

There could be lots of different reasons why you feel sick, including the cancer itself and its treatment. 

Treatment for sickness

Find out about the different types of medicines that can help with sickness. Get information and tips about other ways of controlling sickness.

Resources and support

There are lots of organisations, support groups and books to help you cope with the possible symptoms and side effects caused by cancer and its treatment.

Last reviewed: 
25 Feb 2020
Next review due: 
25 Feb 2022
Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help.

Read our information about coronavirus and cancer