The newly expanded human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine programme in England could prevent more than 100,000 cases of cancer by 2058, new figures suggest.
For people living with cancer, it is nurses who so often play a critical role in providing the care, comfort and reassurance that they need, during what can often be the most difficult time in their lives.
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.
Macmillan Resources Hub
Not everyone living with cancer will be able, or want to, work but 87% of people employed when diagnosed say continuing to work is important. For many, work helps with a sense of normality, positivity and self-esteem.
We have a handy guide which lists cancer resources that have been translated into other languages, and resources in English that have been written specifically for people from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities.
After carefully reviewing the nominations for this year, we can now reveal the finalists for the 2019 Macmillan Professionals Excellence Awards.
When someone is diagnosed with cancer, they often feel overwhelmed by information.
June is Pride month and we are reminding people that we are here for them no matter who they love or how they identify.
Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.
This National Men’s Health Week (10-16 June) make sure you stock up on information to support men who may have questions about cancer.
In the UK, around 500 men are diagnosed with cancer every day*.
We’ve added two new videos to our collection of British Sign Language (BSL) videos on our website.
Living with cancer can be tough on people’s finances. We can help.
Transforming Cancer Follow-Up – award winning project in Northern Ireland to improve cancer services
Clinicians in North Wales have been on a fact-finding mission to Northern Ireland to discover more about an award-winning project to improve cancer services.
Over 85% of visitors report that spending time in a National Garden Scheme garden has a calming effect and a positive impact on well-being.
Sun Awareness Week was from the 6 – 12 May.
An ambitious new programme to transform cancer services has launched in North Wales.
If your patients have questions about work and cancer they can call our dedicated Work Support Service on 0808 808 0000, Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm.
If your patients are worried about money, work or treatment, we’ll listen and support.
If someone has or has had cancer they are protected by law from discrimination at work because of their cancer.
When Saima was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in 2018, she said finding out the news was a ‘complete whirlwind’.
When Sharon was diagnosed with cancer in 2016 she faced increased costs and expenses as a result of giving up work, additional travel to and from hospital appointments, and increased heating bills.
A cancer diagnosis can be sudden and life-changing.