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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
  • What do you think of the Online community and how can we improve?

    It's your chance to tell us what you want, how you use the community, and how we can better support you. Take our 2015 survey and let us know where we're going right, and what needs improving. It should take you 5-10 minutes and will really help us in looking at what you need from us! Many thanks, Macmillan Community Team Your feedback...
  • Guest post: Always Something There to Remind Me

    This is a guest post by Online Community member Margaret853 . Read more of her writing on her blog My Cancer Journey . From the day I was diagnosed with cancer, I clung onto one particular thought. It was that someday someone would tell me that my nightmare was over because my treatment had worked. I often daydreamed about the prospect of that day...
  • 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...