Macmillan`s Financial Support Tool

Being diagnosed with cancer is a difficult time, as well as coping with the treatment it can affect work, your income and increase costs. But there is a lot of help available. You may be able to receive a benefit to top up your income or cover extra costs or grants to help with one off expenses. The benefits system in the UK is complex and can be confusing. The benefits you may be entitled to depends on your circumstances like your age, income and where you live. It's important to know your benefits rights, and find out who can help you to claim. We’re here to help make it easier and support you through the process. Use the Benefits Checker for a quick idea of which benefits you may be eligi

Daloni on using the Online Community

When Daloni was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of womb cancer, she had lots of questions about this type of cancer, as well as what to expect from the treatment. When she came across Macmillan's Online Community, she found answers from a warm and welcoming group, who had first-hand experience of all that lay ahead. Read more about Daloni`s experience accessing the Online Community here

Chronic pain event

Living with pain and want to know what’s available to help you cope? Talk to professionals about your pain and get practical advice and tips to help you manage your pain. Come along and meet local groups and organisations, with ideas about how to help you get the most out of life. Organised on behalf of your GP Practice, with help and support from Hyde and Hollingworth Patient Group. Please come along to and support us! Date: 25th July 2018 Time: 15:00 till 18:00 (Drop in anytime up to 17:30) Place: Hyde Town Hall, Main Hall, Corporation St, Hyde SK14 1AL

Caring for someone with cancer

If you are looking after someone with cancer, Macmillans online community carers group is here for you. We recently spoke to our carers about their experiences, and you can read their stories below. Natasha's story Natasha shares her story of caring for her husband, Dom, after he was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer. [if mso & !supportInlineShapes & supportFields]><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB; mso-bidi-language:AR-SA'><span style='mso-element:field-begin;mso-field-lock: yes'></span><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>SHAPE <span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span>\*

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