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Macmillan Cancer Support in Scotland offers practical, emotional and financial help to people affected by cancer. We provide trained medical professionals to the NHS and have cancer centres throughout the country where people receive expert care in a specially-designed environment.
We also campaign to improve the lives of people in Scotland living with cancer. Find out about our Campaign to Change Cancer Care Today in the Scottish Parliament Election 2011|.
We have established information and support centres, benefits and financial advice partnerships across Scotland.
This year we also launched a new community based physical activity programme for cancer patients in Glasgow. CANmove is the UK's first open access exercise classes for cancer patients to be delivered by highly trained fitness instructors. For more information, visit Glasgow Life|.
All of our services offer vital help to people affected by cancer, giving advice and support on everything from cancer treatments to government benefits.
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We also campaign to improve the lives of people in Scotland living with cancer. Find out about our Campaign to Change Cancer Care Today in the Scottish Parliament Election|, that took place in May 2011.
We want to work in partnership with the Scottish Parliament and Government to improve cancer services, so that everyone living with cancer receives the best clinical, emotional, financial and practical support.
We're asking the Parliament to put people at the heart of its services and commit to:
Find out about our campaign to Change cancer care today| in Scotland
In Scotland, we've been working to try to make sure that the changes in the Welfare system do not adversely affect cancer patients. This has included lobbying the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Government Ministers and this will be on-going through 2013 and 2014 as the changes take place.
If you need financial advice, we have Macmillan benefit advisers at all five cancer centres in Scotland or you can call our helpline on 0808 808 00 00.
You can support Macmillan's work and help make a difference to the lives of people living with cancer in Scotland by joining our e-campaign network. It's ideal if you want to help but don't have much time or money to give.
By being part of the network you will have the opportunity to take action and make a real difference. We will email you from time to time with ways in which you can support our campaigns. We will also send you our e-campaigner newsletter every two months. Become an e-campaigner.|
Get face-to-face support and information in your local area by visiting a cancer support group or information centre near you.
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