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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
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    Guest post: 'Cancer had messed with the wrong girl'

    Actress Lara Honnor was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer in 2014. Here's her story. In October 2014, at 31 years old, I was diagnosed with Grade 3 Triple Negative Breast Cancer after finding a lump in my right breast in the shower. I didn’t think anything of it but to be safe I went straight to my GP who referred me to Kings...
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    Want to write a guest blog? Get in touch

    Macmillan's Online Community is here for you, and we want to make sure that the content we bring you is fresh and interesting. We believe that one of the best ways to keep this up is by publishing the stories and experiences you have been through, whether you have had a cancer diagnosis yourself or have cared for someone who has. Do you want...
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    Put your questions to Morwenna Banks, writer of Miss You Already

    After losing three friends – Deborah, Victoria and Bethany – to breast cancer over a short period of time, Morwenna Banks wrote the story behind the critically-acclaimed film Miss You Already, and dedicated it to these three women. The film tells the emotional story of a female friendship that is tested by illness, and is based on Banks’s...
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    Adjusting to life beyond cancer – what helped you with diet and eating?

    People living beyond cancer have told us that once cancer treatment has ended they can feel abandoned by the system. Some are told “you can go home, you’re done”. But the reality is that you’re not done and there can be a lot of work involved in adjusting to life after cancer. Figuring out what the new normal is can be hard as...
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    Young Carers Awareness Day: Becky's story

    "Me, a carer? I was just doing what any daughter would do for their Mum." Health and social care administrator and volunteer bereavement support worker Becky Hawksworth, 22, lives at home in Milton Keynes with her step-dad and sister. She now works for Macmillan to make sure no-one faces cancer alone. Her Mum sadly died of secondary breast...