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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: Detrice's Bucket List

    Following on from last Monday's blog , Detrice has written up her Bucket List. Take a look and tell us in the comments what you'd include in yours. 1. Travel to India - since the day I made a paper mache version of the Taj Mahal aged seven, this has been my dream. Time to figure out how to make this one a reality (26 years of putting this...
  • Guest post: "Look forward to tomorrow"

    Self-employed Stuart Godfrey, 57, from Essex, lives with his wife Susan and two children. Having worked in the film industry for 32 years, he’s travelled the globe. In December 2014 he was diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus. Here's his story. Education, marriage, a mortgage, holidays, families; we all have a basic list of life experiences...
  • 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....