Body image and cancer

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Suitable for:

  • Professionals

Format: E-Learning

Recognise how cancer and its treatment affect a person's body image and how you can support them.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand what body image means
  • Recognise the impact of cancer and its treatment on body image
  • Identify interventions that can be used in clinical practice
  • Reflect on your own body image and how this may affect you at work
  • Consider the implications of your increased understanding for your clinical practice


Special thanks to all the patients involved in the focus groups/interviews, which underpinned this programme. Also to the healthcare professionals who influenced and guided development of this programme.

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