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  • Blog Post: Welcome to all of our new members

    This January was our busiest ever month on the Online Community. And with our new TV advert launching today, we’re expecting that even more of you may be new to the site. If you’re new here, we’d just like to say – welcome. We know that this is not a site where anyone...
  • Blog Post: First look at our new TV advert

    At Macmillan, we believe no one should face cancer alone – and no one understands this better than our Online Community members. That’s why we wanted you to be among the first people to get a look at our new TV advert. Watch our Not Alone TV advert It’s just over a year since...
  • Blog Post: Brain tumours webchat – Thursday 20 February

    Join us for a webchat about brain tumours next Thursday lunchtime. Cancer information nurse Angie will be live in the chatroom, supported by Lynne, a radiographer. Angie will be answering questions about topics such as cancerous and non-cancerous brain tumours, symptoms and living with brain tumours...
  • Blog Post: Guest post: Sue’s cervical cancer awareness event

    What’s it like to run a cancer awareness event? Macmillan volunteer Sue explains. Having had vulva cancer myself last year I was keen to become involved in events to raise awareness of cancer, especially gynaecological cancers. Volunteering with Macmillan enabled me to do just that, as two weeks...
  • Blog Post: Find Macmillan in your neighbourhood

    Macmillan’s new 'In your area' page brings together all our local services and opportunities in one place. Type in your postcode or location, and can see what’s going on near you, including: services for people affected by cancer volunteering opportunities fundraising...
  • Blog Post: Pancreatic cancer webchat transcript

    Cancer information nurses Kate and Angie joined us in the chatroom to answer your questions about pancreatic cancer. Here are all the questions and answers from the chat. If you have a question, you can speak to a nurse like Kate or Angie by calling freephone 0808 808 0000 (Monday-Friday, 9am-8pm...
  • Blog Post: Too old for treatment?

    You may have seen in the news this week that some older cancer patients are being refused treatment on the grounds of age alone, rather than physical fitness. Macmillan’s chief executive Ciaran Devane said survival rates in the over-65s are “poor” in the UK and Ireland, compared...
  • 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: The best and worst things to say to someone with cancer

    If you or a loved one has cancer, chances are at some point, you’ve watched someone struggle for the right words to say to you – or really put their foot in it with an insensitive comment. Talking about cancer can be hard, but we think it shouldn’t be a taboo. This week is Cancer...
  • Blog Post: Coping with loss

    In last night’s Coronation Street, we saw many of the characters grieving, after the death of much-loved character Hayley Cropper. For many of our Community members, these scenes may have been very difficult to deal with. Coping with the loss of a loved one to cancer is one of the most difficult...