The HOPE Programme
HOPE has been developed to help people who have/or have had cancer to get on with their lives. The course focuses on how to cope emotionally, psychologically and practically.Find out more
Whether you’re living with or have had cancer, giving up smoking has important health benefits.
There are lots of organisations and websites that can help you find out what activities are available near you.
Knowing about the different food types can help you manage your diet, reduce your calorie intake and lose weight.
It is important to take care of yourself when you start being more physically active. Your doctor can tell you which activities are safe for you.
Order other free resources to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle, such as the Macmillan recipe book.
We can help you keep active when you need to, with tips for getting started and activities near you.
Our large collection of sweet and savoury recipes is tailored specifically for people with cancer.
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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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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