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Nausea or vomiting 

It is common for patients to feel sick or nauseous while having treatment for cancer. 

Please click on the coloured links below for sources of information to help you cope with this side effect.  You may also find the information on our eating problems pages useful.

Macmillan Cancer Support – nausea and vomiting 

Macmillan Cancer Support aims to improve the lives of people affected by cancer by providing practical, medical, emotional and financial support. Also produces booklets on different types of cancer and on aspects of living with cancer. 

Macmillan Cancer Support - nausea or vomiting

Freephone helpline – 0808 808 00 00

Cancer Research UK – cancer and sickness (nausea)

The Cancer Research UK website has information on different types of cancer and living with cancer.

Cancer Research UK freephone helpline: 0808 800 4040

If you require more information about coping with sickness and nausea, please contact the Cancer Information Centre and we will try to help you. 

This page last reviewed 19/06/2023