The long term effects of a cancer diagnosis and treatment can be far reaching and it’s important that everyone is supported and feels able to talk about what’s happening so they can be signposted to services that can help.
Hosting coffee mornings has really been a group effort even though they are held in my home. People who don’t know me turn up to have their planned coffee at my coffee morning instead of going into town.
Macmillan wants to make sure no one in Scotland has to face cancer alone and a key part of my role is to make this a reality
Weight, speech, scarring, hair loss; the changes that a person can go through can have a big impact on their body image and confidence.
People affected by cancer have a rich and valuable insight into the impact of cancer and treatments and Macmillan thinks we should use this insight and experience to help shape the kind of services we, and partner organisations, provide.