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Resources to support your patients

Joyce, diagnosed with cancer in 2009, taking part in a Walking for Health activity.

Physical activity and cancer

14 November, 2018

The benefits of physical activity are often underrated or not understood.

Sian, Work Support Advisor, Macmillan Cancer Support

Helping patients with their work support needs

15 October, 2018

If someone has or has had cancer, they are protected by law from unfair treatment at work.

Gardening as a way to keep active: pamphlet

Gardens and Health Week 2018

15 August, 2018

18– 24 August is the National Garden Scheme’s Gardens and Health Week.

Travel and Cancer booklet

Travel and cancer

12 July, 2018

When someone living with cancer is planning to travel, there are some things that they should think about before their trip.

This year’s theme is about helping people with a learning disability, like John (pictured), get better healthcare.

New easy read booklets for Learning Disability Awareness Week

18 June, 2018

18–24 June is Learning Disability Awareness Week.

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New BSL videos launched

10 May, 2018

Macmillan believe that everyone should have the support they deserve when they face cancer. That’s why over the last few years Macmillan been trying to make as much information as possible available in British Sign Language (BSL).

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Recipes for people affected by cancer – updated

22 March, 2018

As you know, when people are affected by cancer, they may not feel like eating. The recipes in this updated book have been designed for people with cancer who have problems eating. 

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Ovarian and Prostate Cancer Awareness Months

21 February, 2018Updated: 22 February, 2018

March is the awareness month for ovarian and prostate cancer, and there is a range of resources on our website that you can stock up on to help people understand these cancers.

your support and follow up care order the booklet

Your support and follow up care – order the booklet

20 February, 2018Updated: 22 February, 2018

As you know, cancer can affect many areas of a person’s life, from physical and emotional health to financial concerns.

the new look 2018 resources booklet

The new-look 2018 resources booklet

15 January, 2018

Following feedback, we’ve simplified the format of the Macmillan resources booklet for 2018, so rather than detail all products, we’ve focused on what’s new and the range of financial resources available.

you can help reach people experiencing cancer and fatigue

You can help reach people experiencing cancer and fatigue

28 December, 2017

For people with cancer and fatigue, listening to information can be easier than reading it. 

consequences of cancer and its treatment

Consequences of cancer and its treatment

29 November, 2017

Cancer treatment is often invasive and can have both short- and long-term consequences, some of which may arise years after treatment was administered. 625,000 people experience long-term consequences following their cancer treatment.

new resources cancer and dementia

New resource: Cancer and Dementia

23 October, 2017

If you treat someone with cancer and dementia, or identify someone as a carer, we can help.

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Order the new Travel and Cancer booklet

2 October, 2017

Order the new Travel and Cancer booklet. 

diabetes and cancer cover

Diabetes and cancer treatment – new information booklet

19 June, 2017

It’s estimated that as many as 1 in 5 people with cancer (20%) also have diabetes. 

Macmillan carers rights day

Help for nurses to support unpaid carers

13 June, 2017 By Claire Read

The members of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust’s SCOPES Oncology team are entirely focused on improving care for older people. Together, they aim to reduce unnecessary hospital stays and speed up recovery following an operation.

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Understanding cancer and pregnancy – new information booklet

15 May, 2017

A diagnosis of cancer during pregnancy is uncommon but as more women have children later in life, the incidence is increasing.