Cancer might change how you look, but it won't change who you are.
Hair loss, weight changes, scarring – young people with cancer can face these worries about their body at a time when they’re still figuring out who they are and how they want the world to see them.
We’re here to support you while your relationship with your body changes. We want you to feel able to look in the mirror and say: ‘How I’m feeling is ok. I’m not alone. And I’m still me.’
Young people share how cancer changed their body and how they are dealing with it.
How does cancer change someone's body?
Cancer, and the different treatments for cancer, can cause different changes in the body.
Not all people with cancer will see the same changes in their body. That’s because everyone’s diagnosis and treatment will be different.
The changes cancer can cause might be in the way someone’s body looks or works.
Tips and advice about cancer and body image
Tips and advice from young people
How cancer can affect your body
How we can help with cancer and body image