Macmillan Cancer Support

Support organisation for people with cancer and their families

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To reach and improve the lives of everyone living with cancer. They provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Services provided:

  • Provides high quality information – about cancer, its treatment and how to live with the condition
  • Has over 4000 expert health and social care professionals providing and improving cancer care
  • Gives welfare rights and financial advice to help people cope with the extra costs cancer can bring, see
  • Provides practical help, such as time off for carers, or a lift to hospital
  • Gives emotional support – on the phone and in person
  • Builds cancer care centres across the UK
  • Works with people affected by cancer to campaign together for better cancer care.
  • Contact Macmillan Support Line for further information: 0808 808 00 00.

Opening hours:

Our helpline opening hours have now changed and should read “7 days a week, 8am – 8pm”.

Office hours are 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and Friday 9am to 4.30pm.


Additional information:

An interpretation service is available in over 200 languages.


89 Albert Embankment

Phone: 020 7840 7840
Minicom: 0808 808 0121 (Text)
Fax: 020 7840 7841
Helpline number: 0808 808 00 00

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