Why we exist

Why we exist

At Macmillan you'll find talented people working together to do whatever it takes to support people living with cancer.

We're going all out to find even better ways to help even more people who need our support.

Right now in the UK there are 3 million people living with cancer, and that number is growing.

We are dedicated to making real change happen for people living with cancer.

Whether you’re a Data Analyst, Benefits Advisor, Facilities Assistant or Cancer Information Specialist – each and every person at Macmillan has a positive impact on people's lives. If you're ready to explore your potential, this could be the place for you.

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2.4 million

In 2021, our services reached 2.4 million people affected by cancer.

103,000 people supported

Almost 103,000 people supported through the Macmillan Support Line.


The number of Electronic Holistic Needs Assessments carried out to give people the personalised care and support they need.

£227.5 million

Our supporters and fundraisers raised a tremendous £227.5 million.