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 worried about money or practical issues, have questions about treatment or just want someone to listen, call us free on 0808 808 0000 Monday to Friday, 9am - 8pm.
Cancer treatments may cause changes in your appearance. The effects will depend on the type of treatment you’re having.
Knowing about food types and limiting your alcohol intake can help you know how to maintain a healthy diet.
You may have questions about how having cancer may affect your sex life.
'It takes a special kind of person to do what the Macmillan crowd do.'
'Do whatever it is that you need to feel good and get back control.'
'The lady decided to cook all the food for us, free of charge.'
'I spent about three or four months being totally bald and really happy.'
Order or download free, reliable information that is easy to understand. Our booklets cover signs and symptoms, diagnosis, cancer types, treatments and living with cancer.
If you're living with cancer, you will have a lot on your mind. Our information and advice about possible practical issues could help you to talk about them.
When people come to our information centres, they might need advice, support, a chat, or information. We need volunteers to be there so people know they don’t have to face cancer alone.
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 about ways in which our Community users managed their emotions following their diagnosis. They talk about yoga, meditation and counselling.
Cancer can be emotionally draining, but sharing your feelings can help you and others in your situation. Talk about it here.
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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.
You could help us too when you join our Cancer Voices Network – find out more at: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancervoices
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