Getting support

You don’t need to face cancer alone. Find out more about our free support line, Macmillan nurses, information services and support groups near you.

Calls to Macmillan's Support Line on 0808 808 00 00 are free on the following mobile networks:

EE, O2, Vodafone, T Mobile, Three, Orange, Virgin Mobile (from most of its accounts).

Some other mobile networks also offer free calls to numbers with the 0808 80xx prefix, however these are not guaranteed and users are recommended to check with their provider.

Helplines Partnership operates the Special Freephone Tariff scheme with the agreement of Ofcom. Please note that calls to these numbers are not free when made from outside the UK.

Back to Coping

Your emotions

Get help with the emotional issues you and your loved ones might face.

Relationships and sex

Understanding what is happening and getting the right support can help you in your close relationships.

Advanced cancer

Cancer that has come back or spread is sometimes called advanced cancer. Find ways to cope with symptoms, side effects and the emotional impact of advanced cancer.

At the end of life

We can help you find practical and emotional support at the end of life and through bereavement.