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  • Blog Post: Blood cancers webchat, Tuesday 16 September

    Next week’s webchat is your chance to ask the experts your questions about blood cancers – including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. This month is Blood Cancers Awareness Month, and cancer information nurses Bill and Donna will be joining us live in the chatroom from 12-1pm on Tuesday...
  • Blog Post: Keep on top of your treatment with the My Organiser mobile app

    When you’re living with cancer, it can be hard to keep track of everything that’s happening in your treatment and in your day-to-day life. Macmillan’s My Organiser is a great new mobile app that can help you plan and record everything that’s important to you, and save it all...
  • Blog Post: Benefits webchat 28 August – transcript

    Last week Ceri and Sinead, from the Welfare Rights Team on Macmillan’s support line, joined us in the chat room to answer your questions about benefits and entitlement for those affected by cancer. Topics included entitlement to Employment and Support Allowance, Statutory Sick Pay, Personal...
  • Blog Post: Webchat: Coping with the side effects of oral cancer treatment, Tuesday 9 September

    Ask the experts your questions about the side effects of oral cancer treatment in our live webchat on Tuesday 9 September, 7-7.45pm. Our hosts for the webchat will be Josie, a cancer information nurse, Evelyn, a dentist, and Jenny, a dietitian. Side effects of oral cancer treatment can include...
  • Blog Post: Macmillan needs your help - campaign research

    The General Election is approaching and this is our chance to make sure the new Government prioritises cancer. Without urgent action, not everyone with cancer will get the care that’s right for them. Right now, political parties are making decisions about their priorities for the 2015 General Election...
  • Blog Post: Meet the team: a day in the life of a pharmacist

    Tell us a bit about your job. Hi, I’m Lizzie, and I’m a medicines information pharmacist at the North West London Hospitals Trust. It’s my job to make sure people use medicines safely and effectively. I do this by giving information and advice, not only to individual patients, but...
  • Blog Post: Testicular cancer - webchat transcript

    Last week, we held a webchat about testicular cancer. Joining you in the chatroom to answer your questions were Ellen and Kathryn, who are nurses from the Macmillan Support Line. Topics included BEP chemotherapy, radiotherapy, testosterone replacement and life insurance. The chat is now finished...
  • Blog Post: These boots are made for walking

    Wherever you live, walking is one of the easiest ways to get active. Being active can help relieve some of the side effects of cancer and its treatment. It’s not only great for your body, it’s really good for your mental wellbeing too. Being physically active can help to reduce stress and...
  • Blog Post: Hello from Michael

    A big hello to everyone on the forum. I'm Michael and I'm the new Online Community manager here at Macmillan. I'm really excited to join such a great team and I'm especially pleased to have the chance to work with such a lively and supportive online community. I'm slightly overwhelmed...
  • Blog Post: Benefits webchat – Thursday 28 August

    This month’s benefits webchat is on Thursday 28 August from 12-1pm. Benefits advisers Sarah and Ceri will be joining us in the chatroom to answer your questions about the benefits system. Sarah and Ceri work on the Macmillan Support line, helping people affected by cancer understand the benefits...
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