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What is cancer? - easy read

Booklet
Published: 30 Aug 2019
Next review: 30 Aug 2022
Edition: 1
MAC16346 cover image

An easy read booklet that explains what cancer is. Our easy read booklets use simple language and pictures to tell you about cancer.


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Published: 30 Aug 2019
Next review: 30 Aug 2022
Edition: 1

An easy read booklet that explains what cancer is. Our easy read booklets use simple language and pictures to tell you about cancer.


About this booklet

This booklet is about what cancer is.You can learn about how cancer changes the cells in your body.

If you are worried about your health, you should talk to a doctor or nurse

How we can help

Macmillan Cancer Support Line
The Macmillan Support Line offers confidential support to people living with cancer and their loved ones. If you need to talk, we'll listen.
Financial guidance
Financial issues can cause worry when someone becomes ill. You may be able to claim benefits to help you in your situation. You may also be able to get financial assistance from other organisations.
Welfare rights advice and tools

There are lots of benefits that could help you after a cancer diagnosis, but the system can be confusing. Our Welfare Rights Advisors are here to help.