Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas have up to 13% higher levels of emergency admissions prior to a diagnosis than those in the least deprived areas, according to UK researchers.
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.
Routine follow-up is a long-established approach in healthcare and nursing
Despite regularly looking after patients with cancer when working as a care assistant, Danielle is now facing her fear of working with paediatric cancer.
Clinical nurse specialist, Dr Victoria Harmer, used her role as an advisor on Eastenders to help the public understand the impact Peggy Mitchell’s breast cancer diagnosis would have in real life
Dementia is a complex issue and affects individuals and their families in different ways.
Over 25 years since the first Teenage Cancer Trust unit opened in London, says Sam Smith, on a model ensuring nurses have age-specific expertise to deliver holistic care to teenagers and young people
We talk to Laura Croan, Northern Ireland’s only lymphoma clinical nurse specialist, based at Belfast City Hospital, who has been a nurse for 12 years.
By creating a ‘one stop clinic’ for people concerned about possible cancer symptoms, Morecambe Bay Hospital aimed to address the fears preventing early detection. Richard Turner, urological clinical nurse specialist, explains.
Weight loss is often associated with treatment and viewed as an inevitable consequence of the disease or its treatment.
Health promotion is part of every nurse’s role but conversations are not always easy to start. Practice nurse and health promotion enthusiast, Jaqui Walker, explains how World Cancer Research Fund can help
Macmillan Cancer Support response to annual nursing survey
Striving to make the complex simple, Emma Blades is a vital link between staff, patients and their treatment
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18– 24 August is the National Garden Scheme’s Gardens and Health Week.
This August, Macmillan is running its second Free Wills Month which provides people with the opportunity to write their will for free.
When someone becomes ill, financial issues can cause worry.
Cancer can affect everything: health, relationships, finances and more.
In 2013 the National Cancer Action Team worked to establish the evidence base for cancer rehabilitation and the subsequent interventions which take place at each stage.
When someone living with cancer is planning to travel, there are some things that they should think about before their trip.
The new Daily Essentials range is now live on the online shop.
Working in health care, you’ll know the impact a cancer diagnosis can have.
Recently we launched the Physical Activity for people with Metastatic Bone Disease: Guidance for healthcare professonals.
18–24 June is Learning Disability Awareness Week.
Joanne (pictured) was diagnosed with mucinous breast cancer in 2017.
11-17 June is Carers’ Week.
When Anthony was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2014, it significantly impacted his finances.
Claire Read speaks to Macmillan’s digital nurse specialist about how many patients turn to the internet after receiving a diagnosis.
Research suggests that keeping active during and after cancer treatment can be good to help manage and reduce the side effects of recovery.
Today is International Nurses Day, and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of you. Thank you for your dedication and commitment to nursing.
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).
Applications for the 2018 Macmillan Research Grant Scheme are now open. At Macmillan, we want to invest in research that has clear potential to benefit people living with cancer.
When Thom (pictured) was diagnosed with colon cancer, he didn’t know where to turn for support. But Macmillan was there.
Under equality law, people with cancer are protected from unfair treatment at work.