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Macmillan Cancer Support is constantly delighted by the generosity of the local people and businesses and 2013 was another amazing year in Dorset.
Over 4,700 people are diagnosed with cancer in Dorset every year and they need treatment and support.Macmillan Cancer Support provides practical, medical, emotional and financial support.The top three signs to look out for are a persistent cough/change in cough pattern, coughing up blood, or chest pain.Paul wants to encourage people to present such symptoms and let their GPs guide them.Having the right information about cancer at the right time is essential.
The Macmillan Help Line free phone service 0808 808 00 00 is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm providing information and emotional support for people living with cancer.
But don’t despair – if you mark everyone as a ‘No’ you can attend another event for free.
Entry costs £20 per person – visit the Slow Dating website to book your place at the next event.
Macmillan GPs are practising GPs who the lead way in pushing for better cancer care in their area with weekly sessions, supported by Macmillan.
Paul said; ‘Some of the work I do involves educational events, study days, practice visits and GP & consultant ‘speed dating’ sessions.
Without the help of our fantastic supporters, we really couldn’t help so many local people living with cancer.