Macmillan Cancer Support launches its new Telephone Buddies service Macmillan Cancer Support launches its new Telephone Buddies service. Your volunteer buddy will be a listening ear, ready to talk about how you’re feeling and your support needs during this difficult time. Going through cancer can be an isolating experience at any time, and especially when social distancing. Their free Telephone Buddy service is here for you. They’ll match you with someone who understands what you’re going through, and they’ll give you a weekly call. Typically, your Buddy will offer up to 12 weeks of support but this can be adjusted to suit your needs.Your buddy can also let you know about their other services, and all the ways Macmillan can help, so you don’t have to face cancer alone. For more information, click here.