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March 2010


This month we're concentrating on making cancer support a priority for the next Government. It only takes two minutes to join our campaign and help ensure the future of cancer care.

Looking for a challenge? Experience the awesome beauty of northern Scotland on our Ben Nevis hiking challenge this May. Or be spurred on by live bands at the Run to the Beat half marathon.

Teacher? Parent? Governor? Find out about our Big Sports Day for schools.



Vote cancer support

Get your local candidate to sign up Help us make cancer a priority this General Election. This is your chance to make sure the next government makes a firm commitment to cancer support.

What we’re calling for:

  1. Better support for people living with cancer.
  2. Equal access to cancer drugs for people with rarer cancers.
  3. Access to 24/7 community nursing for people with cancer nearing the end of their life.

It only takes two minutes to make a difference. Send our template email to your local Parliamentary Candidates and ask them to commit to our three crucial calls.

Find out if your local candidates support cancer care and send them an email now >


Run to the Beat, 26 September 2010

Run to the Beat Join Team Macmillan for the third Sony Ericsson Run to the Beat, London’s only musical half marathon! As well as unrivalled support on the course, you will be spurred on by specially chosen live bands and DJs.

Find out how to secure your place in this amazing event and help make a difference to the lives of people affected by cancer.

Visit www.macmillan.org.uk/runtothebeat.

Places still available on the Ben Nevis Challenge

Ben NevisBen Nevis, the highest point in the British Isles, stands at the lofty height of 1,343m above sea level. The challenge takes place 14-16 May 2010 and will take us into the heart of the Nevis range. Miles from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, deep in the remoteness and awesome beauty of northern Scotland.

Visit www.macmillan.org.uk/bennevis for more details and to secure your place on this unique challenge.

The Big Sports Day

The Big Sports DayTeacher? Parent? Governor? Then why not sign up for The Big Sports Day - our fabulous sporting event for schools and youth groups?

Simply hold a sports day or challenge whenever you like and incorporate a sponsored activity for Macmillan.

Visit our schools pages for more information.

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If you or someone you know is living with cancer and would like answers, support or just a chat, call Macmillan on 0808 808 00 00. (Monday to Friday 9am-8pm)

Macmillan Cancer Support, registered charity in England and Wales (261017), Scotland (SC039907) and the Isle of Man (604). A company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales company number 2400969. Isle of Man company number 4694F. Registered office: 89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7UQ.