General information What is cancer?
Cancer is a disease of our cells. Sometimes cells go wrong and become abnormal. They keep dividing to make more abnormal cells which form a lump or tumour.
Cancer can lead to extra expenses. By assessing your situation, you can plan ahead to meet your needs.
Our volunteers offer practical and emotional support to people affected by cancer. We want to make sure no one goes through cancer alone.
Our local centres offer free, confidential information and support. If you or a loved one has questions about cancer, we’re here.
Read our booklet about thyroid cancer. It covers causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials.
Worrying about cancer can have a big impact on your feelings. Read our advice to help you cope with your emotions.
If you're deciding which charity to support with your fundraising, talk to us. We want to be there for everyone affected by cancer, and we need your help.
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 this webchat transcript, in which specialist nurses Geri and lngrid answered questions on thyroid cancer. Topics include treatment, hormone levels and emotion effects.
A place for people affected by thyroid cancer to support one another, ask questions, and share their experiences.
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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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