A team of nursing staff in the North West have set up a smear test clinic for hospital employees in a bid to help encourage those who are busy caring for patients, to look after themselves too.
The cancer community came together this week at the Britain Against Cancer Conference to discuss the future of cancer care, with the crisis facing the UK’s cancer workforce high up on the agenda.
After radiotherapy left her with severe swallowing difficulties, Mary found herself reliant on the after-care oncology team
Every clinician thinks their speciality is the best, should have the most funding, the best resources and the highest quality patient experience.
Student nurse Jessica discusses her placement experience providing palliative care to a patient in her home
Sue Morgan MBE has been an advocate for children and young people with cancer for the majority of her career, but here she speaks for herself, telling us the rewards and challenges of work that’s close to her heart
We talk to Rajvinder (Raj) Mashiana, an oncology nurse who thrives on a challenge, whether it be building a ground-breaking new cancer wing or working in for a non-profit organisation in Ethiopia.
Nicolette Peel talks about motherhood, midwifery, and her charity Mummy’s Star
Children’s nursing student editor, Gary Williams, reflects on his first experience of caring for someone who died and the available cancer treatments in the UK and abroad.
Having worked in palliative care for 20 years, when Nigel Dodds was diagnosed with cancer he expected the worst
'If you find yourself running behind, don’t get flustered – prioritise and delegate non-essential jobs '
We talk to Carly Ringrose, a research nurse at the Southampton Cancer Research UK Centre, who has been a nurse for eight years and is working on early phase trials for new lymphoma treatments.
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We have revamped and redesigned our fatigue diary, which allows people to keep track of their cancer-related fatigue.
On 1 May Richard Murley (pictured) will take over from Julia Palca as Chairman of Macmillan.
People living with cancer tell us how isolating it can feel, especially without family or friends nearby.
We have updated our guide which lists cancer resources that have been translated into other languages, and also resources in English that have been written specifically for people from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities.
Do you know a Macmillan Professional or team who’s gone above and beyond to support people living with cancer?
Ever wondered how cancers are diagnosed at a GP practice?
This year, we’ve launched two new fact sheets about claiming benefits and help with costs when you have cancer.
Lung cancer is the latest addition and the first about a site-specific cancer within our range of 58 easy read booklets.
Throughout January, Macmillan is providing people with the opportunity to write their will for free.
Macmillan was one of the key sponsors of the Nursing Times Awards 2018 which took place on Wednesday 31 October.
A new “friendly and private” space to provide support, information and advice to those affected by cancer has opened.
Macmillan helped Mo to apply for a grant for new clothes as he put on weight as a result of treatment, and supported him with his heating bills.
Nearly 1 in 3 people diagnosed with cancer say they feel the cold more.*
The benefits of physical activity are often underrated or not understood.
On Thursday 8 November, winners of the Macmillan Professionals Excellence Awards were announced.
For many people like Jerry (pictured below), undergoing treatment for head and neck cancer can be an especially difficult time.
Nominations for the Macmillan Volunteer Awards are now open and close on midnight 31 October.
If someone has or has had cancer, they are protected by law from unfair treatment at work.
The Mobile Information and Support Service (MISS) visits local communities and offers support and information about cancer.
Don’t forget that World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is on Friday 28 September and there’s still time to get involved.