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Southport Macmillan News

Health & Wellbeing Event hailed a great success

An enormous thank you to everyone who came along to our Health & Wellbeing Event on Thursday 30th June

Closure of the Living Well Centre (Macmillan unaffected)

The Living Well Centre will be closing on Thursday 30 June due to funding cuts

Defining cancers based on genetic ‘fingerprint’ could help personalise treatment

Doctors are closer to personalising treatment for some cancers as genetic analysis of tumours becomes more commonplace, according to research presented at the world’s largest cancer conference, ASCO

Number of cancer carers in the UK rises to almost 1.5 million

The number of people caring for someone with cancer in the UK has risen to almost 1.5 million, an increase of almost a third (31%) in the past five years, according to new research from Macmillan Cancer Support

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre immunotherapy trial underway

Clatterbridge is the national leader in a clinical trial of pioneering lung cancer treatment

Midsummer Jazz Evening in the Tithe Barn

Details of our Midsummer Jazz Evening featuring music by the Bourbon Street Roof-Raisers

Macmillan Cancer Support Line Dancing - Announcing the Dates

Details of Line Dancing events on 29th May and 28th August can be found within

Southport mum highlights the importance of a smear test

Sarah O’Callaghan shares story to warn other young girls too scared to have a smear test

Care for cancer patients still expensive almost a decade after treatment

Cancer survivors diagnosed almost a decade ago still cost the NHS in England five times more than someone without the disease, according to new research published this week in the British Journal of Cancer

Stunning new images of planned cancer hospital, as it moves a step closer

Plans to build an 11-floor regional centre of excellence for cancer treatment and research on West Derby Street in Liverpool have already received overwhelming support from clinicians, patient groups, commissioners and cancer experts across the region