Cancer awareness

Cancer awareness days, weeks and months are important in helping us to spread awareness and show support for people living with cancer.

Upcoming awareness dates in May

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month 2022

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Read about skin cancer and the ways you can spread awareness.

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Steven sits on a sofa reading a cancer information leaflet. A laptop is open on his lap.

Bladder Cancer Awareness Month 2022

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Find out more about bladder cancer and resources to help you and others.

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day

On Thursday 19 May we discuss why accessibility is important for people living with cancer.

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A female Macmillan Nurse wearing a blue uniform stands next to a hospital cubicle curtain

International Nurses Day

On Thursday 12 May we celebrate International Nurses Day. There are many ways you can show your support.

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How you can help

Read information to support yourself and others
Volunteer at Macmillan events to support people living with cancer
Share our pages on your social media
Campaign with us
Share your story

Take part in upcoming events

Taking part in an event for Macmillan is a great way to raise awareness.