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Get a better understanding of your treatment

When you're coping with both cancer and thrombosis, it may seem like there is no relief in sight. But there are some things you can do to make your life more comfortable, so you can focus on what really matters, like becoming well.

Answers to your top questions

Have you been recently diagnosed with DVT or PE? Do you feel there’s just too much to think about right now? Starting slowly and taking one step at a time can be a good way to move forward. This article addresses what may be your top concerns right now.
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Symptoms may stop. Treatment shouldn’t.

It may be thrilling to notice your DVT symptoms subsiding – and it’s a great sign of progress. However even though your symptoms are gone, your clot may not be. It’s important to follow your treatment course through to its completion. Find out more.

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Getting into a treatment routine

Are you finding it difficult to remember your treatment every day? For the best possible outcome, it’s important not to skip any treatments. Find some ideas on how to create an effective regime and set some helpful reminders here.
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Travelling or going on holiday? Read this first!

Going to visit family or just looking to get away for a while? Flying can be a challenge for people with DVT, but a few tips before you take off can help you feel better and have peace of mind – before, during and after your flight. Find out more here.
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Post-treatment considerations

As you near the end of your prescribed treatment regime, there are a few things to consider, such as how to avoid new clots and PTS (post-thrombotic syndrome). Read about them here and talk to your doctor if you have questions or concerns.

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