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  • Blog Post: Going back to work – “It helped me feel normal again”

    Cancer has huge emotional and physical impacts, so it’s not surprising that many people need to take time off from work. Going back to work is a big adjustment, and some people find it difficult to cope. But for some, like Shola Faymoi, a psychiatric nurse from Lewisham, it can also be a really...
  • Blog Post: Life after cancer webchat – Tuesday 10 September

    Join us in the chatroom on Tuesday 10 September from 12-1pm and get your questions answered on life after cancer. Your experts for the webchat will be Heidi Lindenstock, a specialist nurse from the Macmillan Support Line, and Richard Hunt, who is working in vocational rehabilitation. Heidi will be...
  • Blog Post: Living with and beyond cancer – watch The Christie films

    Following our living with the consequences of cancer blog, we’ve seen an amazing group of films created by The Christie Trust , starring patients from The Christie Centre. The With and Beyond Cancer films follow patients’ own personal experiences, and the different issues and challenges...
  • Blog Post: Work and cancer webchat - transcript

    Whether you’re living with cancer or supporting someone who is, the impact on your working life can be really serious. You might need to take time off, reduce your hours or work more flexibly – and you could be worried about earning less money or being treated unfairly by your employer...
  • Blog Post: Work and cancer webchat – Friday 30 November

    Whether you’re living with cancer or supporting someone who is, the impact on your working life can be really serious. You might need to take time off, reduce your hours or work more flexibly – and you could be worried about earning less money or being treated unfairly by your employer...
  • Blog Post: Returning to work survey

    For many people, remaining in their job or returning to work, during or after cancer treatment, is important to them. Macmillan Cancer Support want to ensure people affected by cancer feel supported in their decisions and that employees and managers have the information and support they need...
  • Blog Post: Web chat transcript: Bengu Shail.

    Hello everyone, Thanks to those of you who managed to make it along last Wednesday to the web chat we hosted with Bengu Shail. Bengu spent an hour answering your questions on returning to work after a cancer diagnosis and also answered some questions which we received via email following the live...
  • Blog Post: Web chat with Bengu Shail

    Hello Community! We are hosting a web chat next week with Bengu Shail who will be talking about returning to work after cancer and answering your questions. Bengu was a fit and healthy associate TV producer from South East London just one year ago. She blamed her regular fainting spells and tiredness...