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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.

Latest Entries
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    Cancer prevention - fact or fiction?

    We know that there is a lot of information out there about cancer prevention and, unsurprisingly, not all of it is true or accurate. So in this blog, our editorial assistant Faiza is going to separate fact from fiction, and discuss five common myths about cancer prevention. 1. Can eating superfoods prevent me from getting cancer? There isn't any...
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    Easy read cancer information for people with learning disabilities

    In this blog, our quality and evaluation officer Lynn talks about the easy read information we produce, and how it can be helpful for many people. We know that being told you have cancer can be a huge shock . You feel anxious and uncertain about what will happen next. It can be difficult to take in what the doctor tells you. Information about treatments...
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    Matters of the heart

    February is all about matters of the heart, right? In this blog post, our senior editor Sarah explains a little bit about how to keep your heart healthy, because happy hearts aren’t just for Valentine’s Day! Heart disease affects lots of people in the UK and across the world. But the good news is that small lifestyle changes can often...
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    Older people living with cancer

    In the UK about 2 in every hundred people over the age of 75 are diagnosed with cancer each year. As people are living longer, this means that the number of older people living with cancer is also increasing. This is likely to affect most of us in some way. Even if we are not over the age of 75 yet, many of us are likely to have a relative or friend...
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    World Cancer Day 2017 (4th February)

    World Cancer Day 2017 explores how everyone – as a collective or as individuals – can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer. One of our editors Imogen looks at small acts that can make a world of difference. After a cancer diagnosis, whether it’s your own or someone close to you, you may experience just about every...