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  • Blog Post: Prostate cancer webchat transcript (March 2015)

    As part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Macmillan Support Line nurses Josie and John joined us in the chat room. They answered your questions on things like hormone treatment, chemotherapy, advanced prostate cancer and genetic risk of prostate cancer. Here are all the questions and answers from...
  • Blog Post: Prostate cancer webchat – Wednesday 18 March

    This month is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, so we’re holding a live webchat here on the Online Community next Wednesday lunchtime. Do you have a question about PSA tests, hormone therapy, sexual or bladder problems, or anything else related to prostate cancer? Cancer Information Nurses John...
  • Blog Post: Chemotherapy webchat transcript

    Last week, Macmillan Support Line nurses Bill and John joined us in the chat room to answer your questions about chemotherapy. Topics included the long-term effects of chemotherapy, joint pain and neuropathy and the effect of chemo on blood vessels and travelling. Here are all the questions and answers...
  • Blog Post: Stomach, gall bladder and pancreas cancer webchat – Tuesday 9 December

    UPDATE 9/12/14: Due to some technical problems with our chatroom, this chat had to be stopped part-way through. We're really sorry to anyone who was trying to attend. However, we did give everyone the chance to post a question as a comment on this blog post and get a response from a nurse. So see...
  • Blog Post: Lung cancer webchat, 18 November 2014 - transcript

    November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, so, last week, we hosted a live webchat to give you the chance to ask the experts your lung cancer questions. Cancer information nurses Josie and Anne joined us in the chatroom and answered questions on topics like coping with coughing and breathlessness, symptoms...
  • Blog Post: Lung cancer webchat – Tuesday 18 November

    November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month so next week two of our nurses will be joining us here on the Community to answer your lung cancer questions. Josie and Anne are cancer information nurses from the Macmillan Support Line. They’ll be live in our chatroom to answer questions on things like...
  • Blog Post: Breast cancer webchat – Wednesday 22 October

    This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so we’re giving you the chance to ask your breast cancer questions to our nurses right here on the community. Nurses Ellen and Lorraine will be joining us live in the chatroom on Wednesday 22 October from 12-1pm. Topics could include symptoms of...
  • Blog Post: Blood cancers webchat transcript

    Last week we held a blood cancers webchat, giving you the chance to ask your questions about leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Our experts were cancer information nurse specialists Bill and Donna. They joined us in the chatroom to answer questions on topics including paraprotein levels, the side effects...
  • Blog Post: Coping with the side effects of oral cancer treatment - webchat transcript

    Last week we hosted a live webchat about the side effects of oral cancer treatment. Our experts were nurse Josie, dietitian Jenny and dentist Evelyn. Topics included taste changes, coping with a soft diet, mouth care products and damage to teeth and jaws after radiotherapy. The chat is now finished...
  • 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...