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It can be difficult to think about the practical considerations of cancer. Watch our videos to get advice on changing your lifestyle, and dealing with your finances, work and travel when you have cancer. You'll hear from professionals, and other people who have been there.
A Macmillan Welfare Rights Adviser gives an introduction to the benefits system for people affected by cancer.
Karen talks about her experience of living with breast cancer and how it affected her finances.
This animation has tips and advice on how to best manage your energy bills whilst you're being treated for cancer.
Julian, who was diagnosed with bowel cancer talks about the financial problems he had and how Macmillan helped him.
David, a Macmillan Financial Guide, gives advice on keeping up with mortgage repayments while living with cancer and Alan shares his experience.
Doctor Anna Campbell talks about the benefits of being physically active during and after cancer treatment.
Joy explains how she followed exercises after breast cancer treatment and how it helped her recovery.
Alan talks about his holidays and adventures since he was diagnosed with leukaemia.
Jules talks about how cancer affected her work.
Hear people talking about how they told colleagues about their cancer diagnosis. It also contains advice from HR professionals.
Helen talks about her experiences of working through cancer and a lawyer talks about the laws that protect people affected by cancer at work.
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'Without Macmillan I wouldn’t have proceeded with the benefit application.'
'Life goes on after cancer.'
'Nobody with cancer should have to fight their employers at the same time.’
'The income from the benefits was a massive help.'
Order booklets, audio CDs and DVD about treatment. Knowing what to expect could help you plan your finances.
Cancer and its treatment can have a huge impact on your life. See advice about coping with symptoms and side effects. Looking after yourself might help you deal with your finances, too.
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What's happening near you? Find out about support groups, where to get information and how to get involved with Macmillan where you are.
Read Aoife's post about the rights of people affected by cancer in the workplace. She explains how the law can help job applicants, employees and the self-employed.
Share experiences and advice on practical issues when living with cancer, such as money, work, benefits, transport, food and drink, organising support at home, or getting specialist equipment.
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