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Community News Blog

This is where you can find out about all the amazing things going on in the Online Community. It's where you'll find news about events and awareness months; ways to get involved with Macmillan and up-to-date campaigning news from Macmillan HQ.

Latest Entries
  • Guest post: "I cannot agree that caring is a ‘privilege’"

    Jonathan, who cared for his partner after he was diagnosed with colorectal cancer, attended a Macmillan carers event earlier this month - here's his story. Macmillan events always seem to me to be a glorious mixture of the expected alongside the extraordinary from a professional and personal viewpoint. I enjoyed the diversity of health professionals...
  • Guest post: Children are better than medicine - fact

    Detrice Matthews is a young mum from Yorkshire, age 33 years old. In December 2014 she was diagnosed with breast cancer at St James Hospital in Leeds. Here she tells of her journey, through breast cancer and beyond. On the day that it all began. The day that my life changed forever. The day that I became ultra-protective over the time spent with my...
  • A new look for the Online Community

    We’re really excited to show you the latest version of the community site . We’ve been working hard in the background to make the community easier to use with a clean and fresh design. We know how important it is for you to be able to get support quickly and easily wherever you are, and we want to make your community experience as good as possible....
  • Have a cancer experience you want to share? Guest bloggers wanted

    Have you got a cancer experience you want heard? Or do you have some handy tips on coping with cancer that would help others? Then why not share your knowledge with other community users and write a blog. We're looking for guest bloggers to contribute posts to be featured on the Community News Blog. We like to keep the community feeling fresh...
  • Make money one less worry

    Living with cancer can be tough on your finances. You might not be able to earn in the same way. You’ll probably spend more on everyday costs like heating and getting around. And it’s hard knowing how to plan ahead. Too often, money just gets out of control. When Shola had to give up work to have treatment for thymoma , a tumour affecting...