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  • Blog Post: Benefits webchat, 27 November 2014 - transcript

    Last week, benefits advisers Ceri and Laura joined us in the chatroom to answer some of your questions. Lots of you came along to ask about claiming benefits for people with cancer and their carers. Here are all the questions and answers from the chat. The chat is now finished but you can still...
  • 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: Benefits webchat 25 September - transcript

    Last week, we held a live webchat with benefits advisers Ceri and Jim. They joined us in the chatroom to answer questions about benefits for people with cancer and their carers. The chat is now finished but you can still speak to a welfare rights advisor by calling us free on 0808 808 0000 (Monday...
  • 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: 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: 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: 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...
  • Blog Post: Benefits webchat 26 June - transcript

    Last week, benefits advisers Sarah and Melvin joined us in the chatroom to answer your questions about benefits for people affected by cancer. Topics included changing from Disability Living Allowance to Personal Independence Payment, benefits for self-employed people, dealing with debt and housing...