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Review book: The essential guide to breast cancer

Review book: The essential guide to breast cancer. A book for women and their families who are looking for a comprehensive but plain-language guide to breast cancer and its treatment. It looks at what breast cancer is, how it’s diagnosed, support options, treatment, how to care for your carers, and the emotional after-effects of being a survivor. Written by a breast cancer survivor and peer reviewed by a breast cancer specialist, this book will provide everything women need to know about breast care, breast cancer and the road to recovery. (Publisher)

Apply before: Monday 31 December 2018

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 breast cancer (patient, carer, family member or friend)
  • Reliability
  • A love of reading
  • Critical skills - prepared to be honest, but fair
  • Time to read the book thoroughly and complete a review form

What you can gain from this opportunity

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