UK-leading cancer charity came to Cardiff for helping people in need
“Whatever cancer throws your way, we’re right there with you.” Having UK’s leading source of cancer support, Macmillan does everything as its slogan says.
Volunteers from Macmillan Cancer Support visited Cardiff this Thursday and ready to help everyone who has worries and questions grasp a better understanding of cancer.
The charity’s medical bus stopped at the central Cardiff, with its members trying to provide guidance for people who are uncertain about the signs and symptoms of cancer.
what changes to look for and when to see your doctor could make a real
difference,” said Danielle Mellows, a Macmillan information and support
specialist. “Don’t be scared if you have symptoms. Get them checked.”
The organization has been striving to offer
physical, financial and emotional support for people who suffer from cancer and
is still on the way to provide more including tools and inspirations from
people who participate in them.
Lynda Thomas, the chief executive of the charity
said: “An increasing number of people are hearing the heartbreaking news that they
have cancer, at a time when the NHS desperately needs additional doctors and
And that is the problem Macmillan trying to deal with at the moment. Founded in 1911, the organization has set up its information and support centers in every county of the UK.
Macmillan also plays a crucial role in shaping the Government’s Cancer Strategy and making it stress more on improving patient experience across the diagnostic and therapeutic process.
concept of the Society firstly came from the founder of the charity, Douglas
Macmillan, who once watched his father struggling with cancer, then decided to
seek welfare for cancer patients after his father’s death.
Now the Society gradually leads all these things
to the right way with the man’s will and recently they have joined the General
Election calling for more access to the right care for people in need.
Last week, the volunteers from the charity came
Cardiff for Selection Debate in order to emphasis the cancer problem and make
their voice to be heard more.
“We need decision-makers across the UK to prioritize funding and put in place the
right plans, to ensure we have a cancer workforce fit for purpose both now and
in the future.”