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  • 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...
  • Blog Post: Top tips for coping with radiotherapy

    I am a therapy radiographer who has been involved in delivering radiotherapy, education and research. My top tips have evolved from listening to the questions that patients have asked, dealing with their problems during treatment, and from talking to colleagues. Visit the radiotherapy department before...
  • Blog Post: Testicular cancer webchat – Wednesday 20 August

    Ask a nurse your questions about testicular cancer in next week’s webchat. Cancer information nurses Ellen and Kathryn will be joining us in the chatroom from 12-1pm on Wednesday 20 August. Testicular cancer usually affects young or middle-aged men. Ellen and Kathryn will be answering questions...
  • Blog Post: Lonely cancer patients more likely to refuse treatment

    A really sad story in the news last week - patients without support are more likely to struggle with their treatment, or even refuse treatment altogether . We all know what a difference it can make to have the support of those around you in tough times, and during cancer treatment in particular. It...
  • Blog Post: Benefits webchat 24 July - transcript

    Last week, Sarah and Dave 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, Attendance Allowance, Carer’s...
  • Blog Post: Genetics and family history 2014 - webchat transcript

    Last week, Jennifer and Geri, Cancer Information Nurses from the Macmillan support line, joined us in the chat room to answer your questions about genetics and family history related to cancer. Topics included gene testing, cancer types that are common in a family, and fears about passing an increased...
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