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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: 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...
  • 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...
  • Guest post: Why I’m saying no to breast reconstruction

    This is a guest post by Online Community member ChloeMesanges . If you'd like to read more about Chloe's journey through breast cancer, see her blog Diary of a One-Boobed Babe . It's a year since I was diagnosed with breast cancer. A year since I had a mastectomy and started the long road down chemotherapy and radiotherapy. I'm celebrating...
  • Online Q&A: Benefits advice, Wednesday 29 July

    Questions about claiming benefits? Benefits advisers Ceri and Laura will be answering questions here on the Online Community on Wednesday next week. There are lots of different benefits and types of financial help that can be available to help some people with cancer or carers. However, working out what you're entitled to and how to claim can...
  • Your hair during treatment - tips from the community

    Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy can cause changes to your body, including your hair. Many people find this difficult to deal with as hair can be a major part of your identity. This blog post includes community members’ advice and experiences on coping with hair loss and hair thinning– a big thank-you to everyone who contributed. ...