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  • Blog Post: Bowel, rectum and anal cancer webchat - transcript

    Last week we held a live webchat about bowel, rectum and anal cancer. Macmillan Support Line nurses Anne and John joined us in the chat room. They answered your questions on things like hereditary bowel cancer, bowel cancer screening, bowel problems, and diet. Here are all the questions and answers...
  • Blog Post: New features: Likes, in-site notifications and more

    I’m really happy to announce the latest new features on the Online Community site. You may have noticed that the site was offline for a while this morning while we made some technical updates. Many of these features are based on what you, our members, have been asking for – for example...
  • Blog Post: Web Chat next week!

    Hello Community! Some of you may remember the fabulous webchat we had with Helen Kennedy, one of our Macmillan dieticians. Helen was available in the chat room for an hour over lunch for you to pose any of your questions surrounding diet and cancer. You can view the transcript of that chat here...
  • Blog Post: Yummy new cake ideas for your coffee morning

    26 September is the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. All across the country, people will be getting together at coffee mornings to share cake and a cuppa and raise money to help people affected by cancer. We’re already busy preparing for the event, and we’ve recently added some yummy...
  • Blog Post: Womb, vulval and vaginal cancer webchat - transcript

    Last week’s webchat was all about gynaecological cancers, with a particular focus on womb, vulval and vaginal cancers. Cancer information nurses Pamela and Carol were live in our chatroom, answering questions on topics such as pre-cancerous conditions like VIN and VAIN, surgery, aftercare, the...
  • Blog Post: The side effects of cancer treatment: Q&A

    This month we’re covering the subject of side effects of cancer treatment and we’d like you to post your questions in the comments section after this blog. Then at the end of the week we’ll collect all of your questions and send them to our team of nurses who will answer them for you...
  • Blog Post: Can you help Macmillan with some online testing?

    Are you interested in a quick and easy way to help Macmillan while sitting at home in your pyjamas*? Our friends in the Macmillan digital team need some help researching and testing some online products. (*The pyjamas aren’t actually essential.) There are two tasks we need your help with...
  • Blog Post: Hair, make-up and skincare webchat transcript

    Last week’s live webchat was all about coping with the visible side-effects of cancer treatment – on your hair, skin and nails. We were joined in the chatroom by Rachael, a Boots Macmillan Beauty Advisor , and Angie, a cancer information nurse from the Macmillan Support Line. They answered...
  • Blog Post: Kidney cancer webchat transcript

    Cancer information nurses Josie and Kate joined us in the chatroom to answer your questions about kidney cancer . Here are all the questions and answers from the chat. If you have a question, you can speak to a nurse like Josie or Kate by calling freephone 0808 808 0000 (Monday-Friday, 9am-8pm). ...
  • Blog Post: Benefits webchat 24 April – transcript

    Last week, benefits advisers Sarah and Ceri were in the chatroom answering your questions about benefits. Topics included, delays to PIP, benefits while working and on sick leave, and help with travel costs. All the questions and answers from the chat are below. The chat is now finished , but you...