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'You never imagine that you have to save for cancer.'
'Having an adviser took away some of the stress and worry so that I could focus on recovery.'
'Without Macmillan I wouldn’t have proceeded with the benefit application.'
'I used to dread the postman pushing bills through the door.'
Macmillan brings the voice of people affected by cancer to parliament. We work with government and politicians to improve care and support at every stage of the cancer journey.
The Macmillan Policy team demands better for people affected by cancer by working across the UK to develop, drive and support policy solutions to improve their lives.
Macmillan’s research helps us, and others, understand the needs, numbers and experiences of people affected by cancer, to develop and influence better care and services.
We want everyone with cancer to receive the right level of treatment and support, regardless of who they are and where they live. Signing up as an e-campaigner is just one way you can help.
Is cancer affecting your finances? Find out how we can make money one less worry.
Our research findings show the financial impact of cancer is extremely high. This report reveals the costs behind the illness.
Macmillan makes sure the needs of people affected by cancer are represented in parliament. We influence government and politicians to improve care and support at every stage of the cancer journey.
Read Aoife's post about the rights of people affected by cancer in the work place. She explains how the law can help job applicants, employees and the self-employed.
Share experiences and advice on practical issues when living with cancer, such as money, work, benefits, travel insurance, transport, food and drink, organising support at home, or getting specialist equipment.