Our key issues

Macmillan campaigns for real change for people affected by cancer. Read more about some of our current campaigns and policy areas below:

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Money and cancer

Four in five people with cancer are £570 a month worse off as a result of their diagnosis. We need to make money one less worry.

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Cancer carers

Do you care about carers? We are campaigning to make sure the almost 1.5 million people in the UK who look after a family member, friend or neighbour with cancer get the support they need.

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End of life care

Too often, people’s wishes about care and support at the end of life aren’t being met. This needs to change.

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Health and social care workforce

If we are going to ensure every cancer patient gets the right care in the future, we need a workforce able to meet this challenge.

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Being diagnosed with cancer

Macmillan wants the 2.5 million people who are already living with cancer - and those who will receive a diagnosis in the future - to understand that with the right information and the right support from the point of diagnosis, life with cancer can still be life.

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Work and cancer

Each year almost 120,000 people of working age are diagnosed with cancer. Whether you are an employee, carer, business or health professional we can provide support and information about work and cancer.

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