Getting Back To Work After Cancer

Read by Richard Hunt, Vocational Rehabilitation Case Manager. Help and advice around getting back to work after a cancer diagnosis can be found here:


Read by Kate Walsh, Team GB Women's Hockey Captain. Being active and doing exercise is particularly important after a cancer diagnosis, and can reduce the risk of recurrence can be found here

Dealing with Fatigue

Read by Elizabeth O'Dea, Senior Occupational Therapist. Fatigue is a very common side effect following treatments for cancer, find out more here:

Pins and Needles

Read by Eileen Hackman, Complementary Therapy Research Nurse. Are you struggling with numbness, tingling, or pins and needles following your cancer treatment? Find out more here:

Lets move forward with your eating:

Read by Suzi Coughlan, Specialist Dietitian. Are you eating well and have a good appetite following treatment, but would like to reduce the risk of cancer recurrence in the future? Find out more here:

Worried about losing weight

Read by Suzi Coughlan, Specialist Dietitian. If you are experiencing a poor appetite after treatment, or struggling with your eating, advice can be found here:

Being a carer

Read by Peter Mackereth,  Clinical lead nurse for supportive care at the Christie. Advice for carers:

Managing worry

Read by Anne Crook, Counsellor in Psycho-oncology.  Managing worry about cancer occurance. Advice can be found here:

Dealing with pain

Read by Suzi Coughlan, Specialist Dietitian. Dealing with pain:

Coping with dry mouth

Read by Peter Mackereth,  Clinical lead nurse for supportive care at the Christie. . Coping with dry mouth:

Last updated: December 2018

Christie stories during the COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we're doing all we can to make sure patients get the treatment, information and support they need. Read some stories from our patients and staff to find out what The Christie is doing at this difficult time.

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“We have seen a lot of our research staff return to the office. This has massively improved morale as it is a lot easier to connect with people.”
Corinne Faivre-Finn, Christie consultant
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“The experience has allowed me to be able to hear what is not being said. The extraordinary strength and resilience of individuals as they greet you with a smile… when you are aware of the pain and anguish they will be going through.”
Digital services team, redeployed to telephone patients
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“Of course, the COVID-19 virus has not gone away – we have to be cautious and we have to proceed in an appropriate way.”
Professor John Radford, director of research at The Christie
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