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Cancer is the toughest fight most of us will ever face. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed, you need a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. That's who we are.
We are the nurses| and therapists helping you through treatment. The experts| on the end of the phone. The advisers| telling you which benefits you're entitled to. The volunteers| giving you a hand with the everyday things. The campaigners| pushing for better cancer care. The community| supporting you online, any time. The fundraisers| who make it all possible...
Zoe works on the Macmillan Support Line.| She can answer your questions about cancer, help you find the words to talk to your family about it, or just listen if you need a chat. Sometimes, talking to someone outside your family and group of friends can really help. If she can’t help you with something, she’ll direct you to somebody who can.
Watch Zoe's video|
Angela is a Macmillan breast cancer nurse specialist with twelve years experience. She offers continuity of care whilst you’re going through your cancer journey. She’s here to offer emotional and practical support for you and your family whenever you need her.
Watch Angela's video|
Money worries are the last thing you need when you're facing the toughest fight of your life. But, if cancer's causing the bills to pile up, a chat with a welfare rights adviser, like Peter, could help you get back on top of things. So you can concentrate on what's really important.
Watch Peter's video|
Debbie works at our information centre in Wythenshawe hospital, Manchester. If you or a loved one has cancer - or you're worried about cancer - she can help answer questions, give you free booklets and leaflets, or just listen if you need to to talk things through.
Watch Debbie's video|
Paul has been a member of our online community| since being diagnosed with bladder cancer in September 2010. He spends time chatting online to people, who are finding ways to get through the tough times together.
Watch Paul's video|
Keynes is a Macmillan oncology dietitian. She sees cancer patients on the ward or in a clinical setting and offers them nutritional support or dietary advice. Having a good nutritional status will ensure that you have the best form to get through your cancer treatment.
Watch Keynes's video|
Karen is a Macmillan family support worker based in Eastbourne. Karen provides emotional support for patients, family members and their close loved ones during a very difficult time in their lives. She provides a way of getting some control in the chaos of treatment.
Watch Karen's video|
As a specially qualified nurse, Kim has the expertise to answer any medical questions you have about cancer. She can support you through the side effects of treatment and give you any information you need. You can reach Kim, and other nurse specialists, on the Macmillan Support Line| - they're just a phone call away.
Watch Kim's video|
Catherine is part of a team of 40 Macmillan trainers who run workshops for people affected by cancer. The courses can help give people a sense of who they are at a time when they have lost confidence and feel disempowered.
Watch Catherine's video|
Helen is a Macmillan nurse specialising in lung cancer. She sees people who are diagnosed with lung cancer and mesothelioma. She's here when you need answers to questions. Or when you're finding it hard to cope with side-effects or symptoms.
Watch Helen's video|
Lesley volunteers at a Macmillan information centre, helping visitors and staff. Lesley's had cancer and experienced the support we offer first hand, so she knows only too well how vital it is and wanted to give something back to Macmillan.
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When Patsy was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2004, her Macmillan nurse Erica was by her side every step of the way. Find out more about how Macmillan can support you. Watch Patsy's video.|
Wendy runs group sessions to build up people's confidence and focuses on physical rehabilitation, working towards her group’s personal goals. Wendy runs hydrotherapy sessions in the swimming pool and provides tai chi classes to help with stress management. She's here to support you however you may need her.
Watch Wendy’s video|.
Macmillan is here for everyone affected by cancer. But we can't do it without you. Help make sure no one goes through cancer alone by putting up posters|, tweeting your friends| and telling everyone on Facebook| about how we can help. Find more ideas.|
We rely completely on our supporters who give their money, time and energy to help people facing the toughest fight of their lives. When the time is right for you, we need your support too.
If you have any questions about Macmillan we would love to hear from you| .
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© Macmillan Cancer Support 2013
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