Family, friends and caregivers

Cancer affects family and friends too. Get tips on how to support someone with cancer and how to take care of yourself. 

How to support someone with cancer

Find out about the different ways you can help and support somebody when they are diagnosed with cancer.

Taking care of yourself

Supporting and helping someone with cancer can be rewarding and challenging. To be able to do this you need to take care of yourself. Find out how.

Last reviewed: 
05 Mar 2021
Next review due: 
05 Mar 2023
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