The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Living with & beyond cancer

It is important for symptoms to be managed effectively and under control. It is advised for patients to contact their GP or the neuroendocrine nurse specialist. Symptoms to look out for include renewed symptoms which may include hot flushes, diarrhoea ,ankle swelling, breathlessness, palpitations, pain, weight loss, lack of appetite,  fatigue, nausea, dizziness, mobility changes or confusion. 

The neuroendocrine nurse specialist can be contacted on 0113 2068252. If this goes to answerphone, please leave a message and the Team will return your call. This may not be on the same day. 

Some lifestyle tips:

  • make small adjustments to your everyday activities to make things easier where you can
  • take light, regular exercise to keep your energy levels up
  • give priority to the most important things you want to do first
  • pace yourself so you get enough rest
  • consider learning a relaxation technique, such as meditation, to help you manage your anxieties and help keep you in a positive frame of mind
  • develop a support network of friends and fellow patients with whom you can share and discuss your experiences
  • please goto Health & Wellbeing for more information