Liza - Macmillan

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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    Carers Week 2016

    For Carers Week 2016, we asked people what caring for a loved one is really like. In this blog, our Quality and Evaluation Lead Abi reveals the responses we got, and talks more about looking after someone with cancer. The results of the question we asked are shown in the word cloud below – the bigger the word, the more it was mentioned. Information...
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    Volunteers' Week 2016

    This week is Volunteers' Week, and we’re taking the opportunity to celebrate and thank our own volunteers, the cancer information reviewers. In this blog, our Editorial Assistant Steven explains what they do and why they’re so important for our team. ‘Sorry,’ wrote Jenny, one of our volunteers, ‘unfortunately I was diagnosed with breast cancer last...
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    World No Tobacco Day

    Today is World No Tobacco Day , a day that aims to highlight the risks that come with using tobacco. In this blog, our editor Elissia explains some of the benefits of stopping smoking and not using smokeless tobacco, especially if you have cancer. You may smoke to relieve stress or boredom. It may be comforting for you or give a feeling of pleasure...
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    Bladder cancer

    In this blog, our intern Emily gives some key facts about bladder cancers. Our new editions of booklets Understanding non-invasive bladder cancer and Understanding invasive and advanced bladder cancer can give you more detailed information about bladder cancer and its treatment. Bladder cancer The bladder is a hollow, muscular, balloon-like organ...
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    Mental Health Awareness Week

    This week is Mental Health Awareness Week (16th - 22nd May). The theme this year is relationships, which are important to maintaining our well being and mental health. It’s a great opportunity to take stock and celebrate the important relationships in our lives. If you, or a friend or family member, are facing cancer, your relationships can be huge...