Talking Cancer Podcast - Series 2, Episode 2: How is coronavirus affecting your mental health?

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Published: 30 Sep 2021
Edition: 2
In the strange times we find ourselves living in, Emma B catches up with a familiar face from Series 1 – Macmillan’s Strategic Advisor for Treatment, Dany Bell. Emma and Dany discuss the impact of the pandemic on our mental health, including how to spot the signs if you or a loved one are struggling and what support is out there. We also hear from Carole, who was diagnosed with breast cancer last December and found out earlier this year that the cancer had spread to her bones. She offers some advice for managing anxieties around potential delays to treatment.

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Published: 30 Sep 2021
Edition: 2
In the strange times we find ourselves living in, Emma B catches up with a familiar face from Series 1 – Macmillan’s Strategic Advisor for Treatment, Dany Bell. Emma and Dany discuss the impact of the pandemic on our mental health, including how to spot the signs if you or a loved one are struggling and what support is out there. We also hear from Carole, who was diagnosed with breast cancer last December and found out earlier this year that the cancer had spread to her bones. She offers some advice for managing anxieties around potential delays to treatment.

How we can help

Macmillan Cancer Support Line
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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.
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