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Shielding cancer patients face 'loneliness and uncertainty'

Anti-Cancer Association chairman advises daily phone or Zoom calls

Cancer patients being advised to shield during lockdown should make sure they talk to someone every day to avoid loneliness and isolation.

That's from the chairman of the Isle of Man Anti-Cancer Association and retired consultant surgeon Malcolm Clague.

Isle of Man Government is urging those who are clinically vulnerable, which includes some cancer patients, to stay at home as much as possible during the circuit breaker.

Mr Clague says keeping in regular contact with friends and family is important:

Listen to Malcolm Clague's full interview with Sian Cowper below:

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