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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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    Dying Matters Week - Planning your care

    This Dying Matters Week, information development nurse Teri has written a blog which talks about support and care planning for those approaching end of life. Facing an uncertain future when you have an illness like advanced cancer can be very challenging and upsetting. It’s common to feel strong and intense emotions. Everyone will react differently...
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    Mental Health Awareness Week - Top tips for stress

    The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is stress. In this blog, Emily talks about stress caused by a cancer diagnosis and suggests ways to help you cope. All of us experience feelings of stress from time to time. It’s not a nice feeling, but it’s only human. A heavy workload or problems at home can commonly lead to...
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    International Nurses Day - Celebrating our team

    To celebrate International Nurses Day, we're celebrating our wonderful team of Information Development Nurses. In this blog, we hear straight from the nurses mouth. What did they do before they worked for our team? What's a great memory? What's the best part of the job? Read all about it. Our Information Development Nurses write all the...
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    Top tips to stay safe in the sun

    This week is Sun Awareness Week which aims to highlight the dangers of over-exposure to the sun and help people enjoy the sun safely. In this blog, Editorial Assistant Helen gives some tips on how to take care when the sun is out. Last month, the UK saw temperatures of up to 29.1°C and the hottest day in April since 1949. The sun was out in full...
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    Skin cancer - Spot the signs

    The weather is warming up and early May bank holiday is here. Today’s blog, written by Editorial Assistant Eilis, is about spotting skin cancer symptoms to increase the chance of early detection. It also talks about what happens if you are diagnosed. What do my mum, actor Hugh Jackman, and two members of the Kardashian clan have in common? Well...