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We are all affected by cancer. We’re here to help you give young people the information they need to understand it and the opportunity to discuss it.
At Macmillan we don’t want cancer to be the elephant in the (class)room. Yes, it’s a big subject, but we think it should be an easy and natural one to talk about. That’s why we’ve produced our Talking about cancer toolkit. It will help you discuss cancer openly and honestly with your pupils. It’s aimed at children aged 9–16 years old as part of their lessons in:
The pack contains everything you need to give young people the facts they need about cancer. We want to help them to make informed lifestyle choices and create a more sensitive and cancer-aware society.
In the pack you’ll find:
To ask about the availability of these materials in Welsh, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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All our information is reviewed by cancer or other relevant professionals to ensure that it’s accurate and reflects the best evidence available. We thank all those people who have provided expert review for the information on this page.
Our information is also reviewed by people affected by cancer to ensure it is as relevant and accessible as possible. Thank you to all those people who reviewed what you're reading and have helped our information to develop.
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