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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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  • Macmillan's cancer information

    Why does our information win awards?

    We were thrilled to win two awards this week at the British Medical Association’s (BMA) Patient Information Awards. In this blog, senior editor Tess explains what the awards tell you about our information. What do the awards mean? The BMA gives out awards for patient information every year. We are very proud that our information has won BMA...
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    Raising awareness of head and neck cancer

    This week is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. In this blog, information development nurse Teri explains more about this type of cancer. This includes types and the signs and symptoms . There are over 30 different places that cancer can develop in the head and neck area. The most common are the: mouth throat voice box (larynx) . Cancer...
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    Have you thought about your pension?

    Pensions can be a real mystery for many of us. Have we started saving early enough? Are our savings being invested safely? For many young people, it’s easier to just keep putting it off rather than start putting in. Today is Pensions Awareness Day , created to help people understand how much they will need in the future and what they need to...
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    World Lymphoma Awareness Day

    At 16, Megan, from Greenock, was doing all the things a regular 16-year old does; attending school, going out at weekends with friends and excitedly getting ready for her prom. That was until she was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. Today is World Lymphoma Awareness Day and in this blog, written by editor Steven, we’re taking the opportunity to...
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    Blood Cancer Awareness Month

    September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month. In this blog, editorial assistant Amy-Louise takes the opportunity to explain more about blood and blood cancers. What does the blood do in your body? The blood is made up of different types of blood cells. Blood cells are made in the bone marrow. The bone marrow is a spongy material in the middle of our...