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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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    Life after cancer treatment

    Having a family member who has survived cancer, I understand that sometimes coming out the other side doesn’t always mean getting your old life back straight away. It can be a lot more challenging than that. You will most likely feel relieved when your treatment is over. You’ll probably be keen to get back to everyday life. But you may still...
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    Thinking about young carers on International Youth Day

    The UN’s International Youth Day takes place annually on 12th August, highlighting important issues affecting young people across the world. In this blog, our editor Matt talks about the effect of cancer on young people. Young people are affected by cancer in countless ways every day. Although cancer is sometimes seen as a disease that mainly...
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    Your stories - Diane

    This week we have a guest post from Diane, whose story is included in our ovarian cancer booklet. She shares thoughts about her diagnosis and the support she received, as well as what she’s up to now to raise awareness of ovarian cancer. Being diagnosed I went to hospital in April 2010. The symptoms I had were: the whole of my right leg was...
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    Your stories – bringing our information to life

    In this blog post, we talk about the power of your stories and why we include them in our information. We also let you know about some upcoming guest posts. Your stories can help people see that others have been there too, and that can be really reassuring. Including your experiences helps bring our information to life and engage readers. Rocio...
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    2016 MacTakeover

    In this blog, our editorial assistant Amy-Louise shares some snaps and stats about our Macmillan Takeover day. Yesterday over 440 members of Macmillan staff helped to light London green for our annual Mac Takeover day. This is an annual event where the Metropolitan Police allow Macmillan staff the opportunity to fundraise across the streets of London...