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One Cancer Voice guidance for cancer patients on Covid-19

Please refer in the first instance to wider Government guidance on:
Staying at home if you think you have coronavirus (self-isolating)
How everyone can help stop coronavirus (social distancing)
How to protect extremely vulnerable people (shielding)

The Government also have a wide range of information to help people at this time, including on employment, financial support, school closures and childcare. See: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

The following guidance document contains:
Cancer patient specific Q&A:
o People living with cancer now
o People who have had cancer in the past
o Family/friends/carers of people living with cancer
o The future
o For people worried they have cancer
Detailed questions about the categorisation of extremely vulnerable people

Read the One Cancer Voice guidance document for cancer patients on Covid-19.

The following charities have developed this guidance:

Anthony Nolan, Bloodwise, Bowel Cancer UK, Brain Tumour Research, brainstrust, Breast Cancer Now, Cancer 52, Cancer Research UK, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, Leukaemia Care, Lymphoma Action, Macmillan Cancer Support, Myeloma UK, Ovarian Cancer Action, Pancreatic Cancer UK, Prostate Cancer UK, Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, Sarcoma UK and Teenage Cancer Trust.

This advice will be updated as and when more information becomes available. It was last updated on 24 March.