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Macmillan's cancer information

This blog will give you regular, high-quality information about cancer. We hope you find it useful. And if there's any topic you'd like us to blog about, just let us know.

Latest Entries
  • Fundraising ideas for Macmillan

    Here, our Content Developer Debbie tells us how she raised lots of money for her Macmillan China Hiking Challenge, and at the same time gives us some fun fundraising inspiration. So you’ve signed up for the London to Paris cycle challenge , next year’s London Marathon , or maybe you’ve gone all out and plumped for the once-in...
  • Your rights at work when you’re affected by cancer

    Each year almost 120,000 people of working age are diagnosed with cancer. Whether you are an employee, carer, business or health professional we can provide support and information about work and cancer. Cancer can have a big impact on work. The Macmillan website has lots of information on work and cancer . Here you can find out about the laws in...
  • Meet Abi - our Managing Editor

    In this blog, Abi tells us all about her role here at Macmillan. Hi, I’m Abi and I’m the Managing Editor in Macmillan’s Cancer Information Development team. I’ve worked at Macmillan for seven years now, and I love working here. I feel proud of my team and all that we achieve together, which includes an extensive range of top...
  • A guide for young people looking after someone with cancer

    Are you looking after someone in your family who has cancer? Maybe it’s your mum, dad or grandparent? If you are under 18 and you spend time looking after someone who is ill, then you are a young carer, and our new young carers handbook is for you. It’s been written in collaboration with other young people like you who’ve cared for...
  • Body image and cancer video – Sharing your experiences

    For some people, cancer can have a big impact on their body . Treatments like surgery , chemotherapy , radiotherapy and hormonal therapy can change the way your body looks, works and feels. The changes that have happened to your body can be a constant reminder of your cancer diagnosis and treatment. Research shows that 3 out of 4 people who have experienced...