Dealing with sweating

Sweating can be a cancer symptom, or may be due to cancer treatment. Knowing what can cause sweating and how to treat and manage it can help you cope better.

Causes of sweating

Sweating can be a symptom of cancer or may be due to cancer treatment. It can be very distressing. Knowing more about the causes can help you understand why you might be sweating.

Ways to reduce sweating

The treatment you have to stop your sweating depends on what is causing it. There are also things you can do to help you cope better.

Last reviewed: 
12 May 2023
Next review due: 
12 May 2026
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