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We can help you keep active when you need to, with tips for getting started and activities near you.
Keeping active can have a positive impact on your health and wellbeing, and help reduce the side effects of treatment.
The types of activity you do and for how long will depend on a number of factors.
There is a variety of activities you can do to keep active. Each form of exercise has its own benefits.
Walking is one of the most popular forms of activity and a great way to keep healthy. We work with health walk programmes all over the UK.
It’s important to take care of yourself when you start to be more active. Your healthcare team can give you advice.
There are lots of organisations and websites that can help you find out what activities are available near you.
Choosing to become more active is the first step, but we know it can be hard so we have a range of tools to help you.
Order our information about the benefits of physical activity, and get active with our exercise-to-music DVD. All free.
If you're planning a trip and you have cancer, there might be extra things to consider. Get advice about travel and insurance.
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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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