Having treatment

The treatment you have will depend on the type of cancer you have. Your doctors will choose the treatment that is best for the type of cancer you have. You may have more than one type of treatment.

Different factors, such as your general health, and the stage of your cancer, can affect the treatment you have. A team of doctors and specialists will work together to decide the most appropriate treatment for you. It's important that you understand what treatment is planned for you, and why - so don't be afraid to ask your treatment team, who will be happy to explain things to you.

We have information about the specific types of cancer that are most common in teenagers and young adults.

For each cancer type, we have more details about the type of treatment you are likely to receive.