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We provide high quality, up-to-date cancer information for cancer patients, their families and carers. All of our information is written and reviewed by specialists.
An explanation of what cancer is, signs, symptoms and other general information about cancer.
Information about pre-cancerous conditions, cancer genetics and other known causes and risk factors
Read about the various tests which may be used to help diagnose cancer, and the various cancer screening programmes and PSA testing in the UK
Detailed information about specific cancers, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and other sources of help and support
Find out about the different cancer treatments, including detailed information on individual drugs and possible side effects
How to cope with the practical, financial and emotional effects a diagnosis of cancer might have, such as your work, diet, relationships and side effects
If a friend has cancer or you're looking after someone, find the information and support that's there for you
Learn what is likely to happen, about facing uncertainty and how to get the support you need
Find out about cancer types, treatments, tests and living with cancer as a teenager or young adult.
Find out about Macmillan's resources for health and social care professionals.
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Find a cancer support group in your local area to talk to others who know what you're going through.
Find cancer information and support in your area or visit one of our mobile information centres.
Speak to a financial benefits adviser or find out what benefits you could be entitled to.
Download or order Macmillan cancer publications for free.
Macmillan nurses are a valued and trusted source of expert information, advice and support - free of charge.
We offer a number of courses to help you manage your own cancer journey.
You can order cancer information booklets and audio books from our be.Macmillan website.
You can also find information in audiobook, braille and Easy Read formats.
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