Blogs

Write down your experiences and share your knowledge with members of the community. Whether it’s a personal journal or a record of your marathon training, your blog is a space for you to communicate your thoughts to the world.

Latest Entries
  • My Dads Brave The Shave!

    First things first

    Hi Everyone! my dad is going for it and doing the brave the shave this year on the 13th of september. So far we have raised £170 but we need help! He has promised to shave his eyebrows off too if we can reach £2000. The reason we have chosen macmillan is because my grandad died of lung cancer 4 years ago, and macmillan nurses were fantastic...
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    Guest post: My son inspired me to bring joy to other children with brain tumours

    This is a guest post by Corisande Albert. Her son, Tom Grahame, was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour just before his fifth birthday in 2009. She is now working with Macmillan Cancer Support to bring joy to other children through Tom’s Gift . Hospital administration, waiting for consultants, juggling finances, family and the twin spectres...
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    Fundraising ideas for Macmillan

    Here, our Content Developer Debbie tells us how she raised lots of money for her Macmillan China Hiking Challenge, and at the same time gives us some fun fundraising inspiration. So you’ve signed up for the London to Paris cycle challenge , next year’s London Marathon , or maybe you’ve gone all out and plumped for the once-in...
  • Cancer, Me and Them

    The Night Before...

    Evening all, Tonight is the night before. The night before the scan. The first full body tissue scan I have received since my diagnosis. I am nervous. I have had other scans but they have all either been local to the area the known cancer is or of my bones. To date I have had no scan of my bodily tissues. Clearly this has implications and I am afraid...
  • Community News Blog

    All you need to know about complementary therapies

    Some people try different therapies to help them feel better and manage symptoms whilst they have their cancer treatment. Here we explain what complementary therapies are out there, what they can do for you, and how members of the Community have found them beneficial. What are complementary therapies? Complementary therapies are a wide range of...