Talking Cancer Podcast - Series 2, Episode 4: Practical support and how to access it

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Published: 28 Oct 2021
Edition: 2
In this episode, Emma B is joined again by Macmillan’s chief medical officer Dr Rosie Loftus and Boots’ Chief Pharmacist, Marc Donovan, to discuss all the practical support available to people with cancer during the pandemic and how to access it. The professionals also talk about the latest government guidance and what this means in practice for those clinically vulnerable. Mandy, who lives with treatable but not curable breast cancer, also shares her words of wisdom for handling cancer treatment and shielding during the ongoing pandemic.

You can read a transcript of this episode here.

For more information about this podcast visit the Talking Cancer podcast page.

Published: 28 Oct 2021
Edition: 2
In this episode, Emma B is joined again by Macmillan’s chief medical officer Dr Rosie Loftus and Boots’ Chief Pharmacist, Marc Donovan, to discuss all the practical support available to people with cancer during the pandemic and how to access it. The professionals also talk about the latest government guidance and what this means in practice for those clinically vulnerable. Mandy, who lives with treatable but not curable breast cancer, also shares her words of wisdom for handling cancer treatment and shielding during the ongoing pandemic.

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.