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Review book - Run for your life (breast cancer)

Review book: Run for your life. How one woman ran circles around breast cancer (2017). Jenny Baker had planned a year of running to celebrate her birthday; instead she was diagnosed with breast cancer. This is the story of how she kept running and how it helped her get her life back on track. (Publisher). We need you to review books as someone who has been affected by cancer to help us select the most useful and appropriate cancer books, and help others affected by cancer choose what to read and what to avoid.

Apply before: Sunday 31 December 2017

You need to be 18 years old or over to apply for this opportunity.

You need to have experience of cancer to apply for this opportunity.


What we're looking for

  • Experience of cancer (patient, carer, family member or friend)
  • A love of reading
  • Critical skills - prepared to be honest, but fair
  • Enthusiasm for volunteering with Macmillan

What you can gain from this opportunity

  • Read an interesting book about cancer and improve your knowledge
  • Help improve the quality of books stocked in our cancer information centres
  • Help others affected by cancer choose what to read and what to avoid
  • Become part of the Macmillan volunteering community
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