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Macmillan's cancer information

This blog will give you regular, high-quality information about cancer. You'll also get to meet the info team and get updates on our projects. We hope you find it useful. And if there are any topics you'd like us to blog about, just let us know.

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    What is Veganuary?

    This January is Veganuary. In this blog, senior editor Tess explains the benefits of eating less red and processed meat, and shares some of Macmillan’s vegan-friendly recipes. Veganism is more talked about now than ever before in the UK. And because this month is Veganuary , lots of people are starting 2019 by trying out a vegan diet for a few weeks...
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    Do you have a New Year's resolution to drink less?

    A new year has begun! With it, comes New Year’s resolutions. From ‘stop biting nails’ to ‘be healthier’, our resolutions come in lots of shapes and sizes. One popular one after the Christmas period is to try to cut down on alcohol. This blog, written by our intern Molly, covers reasons to cut down your drinking, and some motivation for sticking with...
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    Volunteer Day - Internship story

    Today is International Volunteer Day. To celebrate, we hear from Emily - a previous intern in the Cancer Information Development team. Read on to find out what an internship with us is like. And three cheers for all our amazing volunteers! I was lucky enough to take part in the Spring internship scheme at Macmillan Cancer Support. In February 2018...
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    Anger Awareness Week - Dealing with anger

    This week is Anger Awareness Week. Anger is one of the emotions you might feel when you have cancer and this is totally natural. In this blog, content channel editor Tania suggests a few ways to help you cope with any anger you may have. She also gives tips on how to respond if people around you are angry or frustrated. We all feel angry from time...
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    Disability and cancer information

    Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This day has been observed every year since 1992 to promote the rights and well-being of people with disabilities. In today's blog, quality and evaluation officer Rachael writes about disability and cancer, and how accessible information can make a big difference. What is a disability? In the...