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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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    Volunteer Day - Internship story

    Today is International Volunteer Day. To celebrate, we hear from Emily - a previous intern in the Cancer Information Development team. Read on to find out what an internship with us is like. And three cheers for all our amazing volunteers! I was lucky enough to take part in the Spring internship scheme at Macmillan Cancer Support. In February 2018...
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    Anger Awareness Week - Dealing with anger

    This week is Anger Awareness Week. Anger is one of the emotions you might feel when you have cancer and this is totally natural. In this blog, content channel editor Tania suggests a few ways to help you cope with any anger you may have. She also gives tips on how to respond if people around you are angry or frustrated. We all feel angry from time...
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    Disability and cancer information

    Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This day has been observed every year since 1992 to promote the rights and well-being of people with disabilities. In today's blog, quality and evaluation officer Rachael writes about disability and cancer, and how accessible information can make a big difference. What is a disability? In the...
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    Carers Rights Day - Supporting a carer

    Carers Rights Day is organised by Carers UK . It is a chance for hundreds of organisations to come together and help carers find what support is available to them in their local area. It also helps to raise awareness of the needs of carers and the daily challenges that they face. What is a carer? Every day, almost 6000 people become carers. Sometimes...
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    Alcohol Awareness Week

    This week is Alcohol Awareness Week. This blog, written by our senior content developer and managing editor Rachel, talks about why it is important to be aware of how much you drink, and tips for cutting down. Last month, people all over the UK took part in Macmillan’s Go Sober for October challenge, going booze-free for a month to raise money to...