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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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    Resources for schools

    More and more people of all ages are being affected by cancer. It’s important to support everyone affected by cancer as no one should face cancer alone. This includes children and young people of school age. If you are a teacher, classroom assistant or early year practitioner who is supporting a child or young person with cancer, or affected by...
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    Your stories - Jazz 'Breasts, Blogs, Baking and Buddies'

    October is breast cancer awareness month, and today we have a guest blog from Jazz. She shares her experience of breast cancer, from diagnosis through to her incredible fundraising efforts after treatment. "I'd love to do a blog" I said, and I would! "I've got so much to say" I said, and I have! "Go on then Jazz, you've...
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    Go Sober for October

    In this blog, our editorial assistant Amy-Louise talks about Go Sober for October, and explains why becoming a Soberhero is such a great idea! So summer has come to an end and Christmas is, terrifyingly, just around the corner! As sunny beer gardens are no longer as attractive, and as there’s still a bit of time until festive fun gets underway...
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    World’s Biggest Coffee Morning 2016

    Last year the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning raised an incredible £27 million to help us support people affected by cancer. This year we’re hoping to raise even more. Every year, members of our Cancer Information Development team drop into their local coffee mornings to say thank you to everyone involved. We admit, the cake is a...
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    Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and in this blog our content channel editor Lucy explains some of the cancers that can affect children. She also talks about the support that is available for children with cancer and their families. It’s one of a parent’s deepest fears - to hear the doctor explain that their child has cancer...