Facts and figures
We've drawn together some of the best stats and facts to illustrate the impact of cancer, verified by our Evidence department. We're always producing new reports and surveys - please get in touch with the press team for further information.
Our key issues
From findings about people living beyond cancer to those returning to work, Macmillan campaigns on all sorts of issues that impact people affected by cancer.
Download our factsheets to get the latest stats:
Our research reports
You can also find a wide range of in-depth research and evaluation reports, including our respected Rich Pictures on specific groups of people affected by cancer.
We produce infographics for some of our key media stories:
-Stuck in the 90s (March 2015 – read the press release here) - Cancer survival rates in the UK are trailing 10 years behind the rest of Europe.
-Social care needs of people with cancer (March 2015 – read the press release here) - A lack of social care is causing devastating consequences for 100,000s of cancer patients.
-Cancer: A colossal challenge - the 2.5 million (January 2015 - read the press release here) - there are now 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK.
-Cancer: A colossal challenge (November 2014 - read the press release here) - by the end of 2016 there will be more than 1,000 people diagnosed with cancer each day in the UK.
-Cancer postcode lottery (August 2014 - read the press release here) - cancer survival varies by 61% across England.
We provide a whole range of services for people affected by cancer.
To download fact sheets about Macmillan's services, including stats on Macmillan nurses, doctors, support groups and how we help people living with cancer, visit Be.Macmillan.
If you'd like to interview anyone from these services, please call the press office on 020 7840 7821 .
Our fundraising – what we make and how we spend it
Macmillan relies on our supporters for 97% of our income. Get information on how we make that money, and how we spend it.
Plus, find out more about our fundraising events.