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Help men talk about what they can’t say

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In the UK, around 500 men are diagnosed with cancer every day*.

men and cancer

men and cancer

Source: Macmillan

When Kiwi (pictured above) was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2012, he was having trouble coping.

He spoke to the Macmillan Support Line. ”The person I spoke to listened – that was what I needed and that was what they did.”

As a healthcare professional, you know that patients can find it difficult to talk about cancer, let alone ask for support. That’s why, from 3 – 16 June, we’re encouraging more men to start conversations and ask for support if they need it, in person, online, or over the phone.

Find out more at macmillan.org.uk/letstalk

*UK cancer incidence data for 2015. Cancer Research UK, https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/health-professional/cancer-statistics/incidence#heading-Zero, accessed January 2019.

 

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