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  • Blog Post: Join our Road Show – meet your local candidates

    The first Campaign Road Show was such a success we’re hitting the road again, and this time we’re also giving you the chance to meet your local candidates. Next week we’re heading to Watford, Cambridge, Loughborough, Bristol and Brighton between 13 th and 17 th April. If you or your...
  • Blog Post: Now it’s time to meet your candidates

    With less than six weeks to go until the General Election the coming days are vital to ensure the 2.5 million people living with cancer receive the best possible care and support. Right now, not everyone with cancer is getting the support they need and we need your help to change this. What you can...
  • Blog Post: It's Time to Choose

    By the end of 2016, one thousand people will be diagnosed with cancer every day. Most of those one thousand people will receive good, compassionate care from the NHS, but some won’t. Macmillan wants to make sure that everyone diagnosed with cancer is treated with dignity and respect, and has a...
  • Blog Post: Join our Campaigns Road Show

    The campaigns team is hitting the road! With the General Election just months away, we’re loading up our campaign bus and going on tour. We’ll be heading to Orpington, High Wycombe, Southport, Doncaster and Leigh between 16 and 21stFebruary. This is our chance to meet you. If you live...
  • Blog Post: Cancer Talk Week - Diane talks about her patient experience

    This Cancer Talk Week we are talking about the general election 2015 and about making sure cancer care is high on the political agenda. Diane is one of three people who have offered to share their story this Cancer Talk Week to help raise awareness of the need for better cancer patient support. "My...
  • Blog Post: Time To Thank

    As the year is drawing to an end, it’s just the beginning for our General Election campaign, Cancer: Time to Choose . This is week three of our six month campaign calling on all political parties to make cancer care an election priority. And already more than 4300 people have been snapping their...
  • Blog Post: Snap your support

    Guest blog: Kate Oliver, Macmillan Cancer Support Public Affairs Assistant Cancer: Time to choose Last Friday marked the public launch of our General Election campaign Cancer:Time to Choose, and six months to the 2015 general election. It was a day packed with activities for both Macmillan staff...
  • Blog Post: Putting cancer on the political agenda at the party conferences

    Last week saw the end of party conference season for another year. This was a particularly big year for everyone, and not least for Macmillan. This is the last party conference before the general election in May next year. It’s where the parties formulate and, in some cases, decide on their manifesto...
  • Blog Post: Cancer isn't fair, but your boss has to be

    Each year almost 120,000 people of working age are diagnosed with cancer in the UK. In 2012 I was one of those 120,000. I’d been in a new job for six months when I was diagnosed with cancer. On top of coming to terms with the diagnosis, learning about treatment options and side effects, and...
  • Blog Post: Pushing dignity and respect up the political agenda

    Dignity must not be denied. Reporting back on an exciting day in Parliament pushing the dignity and respect of cancer patients up the political agenda Phew! Yesterday saw an intense and exciting event with Macmillan’s Cancer Voices in Parliament. We were joined by incredible campaigners who...