General information How is cancer treated?
There are five main types of cancer treatment. You may receive one treatment or a combination of treatments, depending on your cancer type.
A cancer diagnosis can have a negative impact on your finances. Assessing your situation is the first step in planning ahead to meet your needs.
Our volunteers offer practical and emotional support to people affected by cancer. We want to make sure no one goes through cancer alone.
Our local centres offer free, confidential information and support. If you or a loved one has questions about cancer, we’re here.
Order or download our free booklet about melanoma. It covers symptoms, diagnosis, treatment with surgery, and practical and emotional issues.
Waiting to hear the results of tests can be a worrying time. You can talk to us about anything that's concerning you.
If you're deciding which charity to support with your fundraising, we've got the answer. We hope to be there for everyone affected by cancer, and we need your help.
What's happening near you? Find out about support groups, where to get information and how to get involved with Macmillan where you are.
Read Jen's post about her experience of living with melanoma. It includes some tips on how to stay safe in the sunshine.
Melanoma is a type of cancer that usually starts in the skin. This group is a place for people affected by melanoma to get together, ask questions, share experiences and support each other.
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