Elissia - 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.

Latest Entries
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    5 veggie recipes for people affected by cancer

    Macmillan has a recipe collection for people affected by cancer. So for National Vegetarian Week this week, we have picked out 5 vegetarian recipes. In this blog, one of our information development nurses Paula shares these recipes, as well as some top tips. These recipes are tailored to suit you at different times during and after your treatment...
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    National walking month

    May is here, the trees have turned a luminous green and the sun has officially put its hat on! Just a few reasons to think about heading outside for a walk at some point today. In this blog, our information development nurse Elspeth talks about the many benefits of walking more. May is National Walking Month and Living Streets , the national charity...
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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...
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    Meet the nurse – Working with Macmillan’s Information Development team

    To mark International Nurses’ Day, we thought we’d introduce you to one of the nurses working in our team. Happy nurses’ day, Hilary! 'Thanks very much. And happy birthday Florence Nightingale .' So what do you do in Macmillan? 'Well, I work in the team that produces Macmillan’s cancer information. That’s...
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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...