About The Source


An example tipEver worry about putting your foot in it when you talk to a friend, colleague or family member with cancer?

Not quite sure what to do to help?

Or have you been there and know just what to do or say for the best?

The Source is a place to search for tips or share your own. You can see the latest tips, tweets and blogs from the Macmillan team in your stream.

Don’t forget our free Macmillan Support line which you can call for support and advice on 0808 808 00 00 weekdays between 9am – 8pm.

Our online community is always open for support and there’s plenty of helpful advice about being there for someone with cancer as well as information on our site.


Sharing tips pageSharing Tips

First you’ll need to register to The Source. Once you’re signed up, select ‘Share a tip’ from the main menu and write your tip out.

Don’t forget to choose a title that explains what your tip is about, and add it to a category to help people to find it easily before you select ‘Share your tip.’ We've written some hints for creating the perfect tip that you might find helpful.


Browse tips menuBrowsing Tips

All the most popular tips can be found on the homepage stream. But if you're interested in a specific category then you can browse by selecting 'Browse Tips'.

Once you've found a useful tip, why not share it with your friends, or like it to let the person who wrote it know that you found it helpful?