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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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    Book Club: The Emperor of All Maladies - A Biography of Cancer

    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 probably one of the most notable books about cancer published today. Described as a 'biography of cancer', the author...
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    Guest post: Bev's story (Pt. 2)

    Bev, 57, is a retired retail manager, currently volunteering as a fundraiser for Macmillan and The Anthony Nolan Trust . Married to Paul, the couple have two grown-up children: Martyn (33) and Andrèa (30), along with granddaughter Cassie (6). In 2015, Andrèa was diagnosed with leukaemia . You can read Part 1 here . We asked the hospital...
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    We're looking for guest bloggers - could you be one?

    We like to keep the Online Community feeling fresh and new, and we feel the best way to do this is by featuring your stories. Writing a guest post is a great way of sharing what you have been through, whilst being an easy introduction to the world of blogging. Do you have a cancer story you want to share? Have you had an experience you feel changed...
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    Book Club: Prostate Cancer - The Essential Guide

    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. To mark Orchid 's Male Cancer Awareness Week, today's choice is a comprehensive guide to prostate cancer, what you can expect, and what to prepare...
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    Male Cancer Awareness Week: A typical path through an atypical couple of months

    Mat, 42, is a software developer who would rather be spending his time watching daytime television and playing the guitar than coding. Mat was diagnosed with testicular cancer on 7 th August 2014 and now, 18 months on from this seemingly life changing event, has come to the conclusion that actually very little has changed in his life. "Sorry...