Understanding the evidence

Macmillan is at the forefront of understanding the needs and experiences of people living with cancer. We do this by analysing public health data, evaluating services and healthcare economics, conducting surveys, funding academic research and working closely with people affected by cancer and our professionals and partners on the ground.

  • Using cancer data

    Our analyses of public health data build a rich picture of the numbers, needs and experiences of people living with cancer in the UK.

  • Research funding and partnerships

    Explore our funded research projects and learn about how we work in partnership to deliver research with impact.

  • Our research publications

    Read in-depth reports and get the facts with our research summaries.

  • Events and conferences

    We attend, present and share insights at events throughout the year. Find out where we’ll be next.