A carer is someone who gives unpaid practical and emotional support to a person who could not manage without this help.
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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.
Grace, 23, shares her experience of caring for her boyfriend after he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.
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