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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
  • Community News Blog

    Guest post: 'At least I still managed to go on holiday!'

    Currently undergoing a second diagnosis and second round of chemo, James (26) lives at home with his mother. He lost his dad in 2003 and would love for no-one to have to go through the same, so has three charity events scheduled over the rest of 2016 to raise money to fund cancer research and care. 11 th March 2012, the day before my 24 th birthday...
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    Book Club: Staying Alive - How to get the best from the NHS

    Welcome to Community Book Club Each week we will spotlight a book and excerpts from reviews from Macmillan's Book Club, so if you are looking for reading inspiration this is the place to come. Do you want to make sure you are getting the best care possible when having treatment? This week's selection, Staying Alive by Dr. Phil Hammond...
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    Guest post: Live reporting my stem cell transplant

    Jimmy, 34, is a lecturer and event manager, currently waiting for a stem cell transplant next month. Soon to be married to Emily, the couple have already planned a post-transplant tour of Britain, and Jimmy has to keep a careful eye on Emily selling all of their belongings on eBay in the name of charity fundraising. Jimmy was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid...
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    Guest post: I wish I could tell him...

    Emily, 26, lives with her partner Phil. When they are not working or renovating their house, Emily can be found writing. Her grandad sadly died of prostate cancer in 2009. Here is how she remembers him. One of the first things I remember writing was a story called ‘The Square Bubble’. It was fully illustrated with my own drawings, and...
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    Book Club: When Breath Becomes Air

    Welcome to Community Book Club Each week we will spotlight a book and excerpts from reviews from Macmillan's Book Club, so if you are looking for reading inspiration this is the place to come. This week's choice is When Breath Becomes Air - not only highly recommended by the Book Club reviewers, but also by myself (Jazmine), Jess and Michael...