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  • Blog Post: Benefits webchat 27 September - transcript

    Last week, we held a live webchat about benefits for people affected by cancer, with two advisers from our Welfare Rights Team, Sarah Presto and Caroline Payne. Money worries are the last thing you need when you’re facing the toughest fight of your life. However, many people who are diagnosed...
  • Blog Post: Duathlon webchat transcript

    On Thursday 19 July, we hosted a live webchat with Great British duathlete and Macmillan Supporter Catriona Morrison. Cat has represented Great Britain in both duathlons and triathlons and has brought home lots of medals, including a gold medal at the 2010 Duathlon World Championships in Edinburgh...
  • Blog Post: Complementary therapies webchat – transcript

    Last week, Pamela Rose, a nurse from our Macmillan Support Line, answered questions about complementary therapies live in the chatroom. Complementary therapies are therapies that are used alongside conventional medical treatment. They are not used to cure or treat cancer but may help relieve side...
  • Blog Post: Benefits webchat – transcript

    Last week, our two Welfare Rights advisers, Sarah Presto and Carolyn Walmsley, answered questions live in the chatroom about benefits for people living with cancer. Sarah and Carolyn answered questions about benefits including Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment and Employment...
  • Blog Post: The side effects of cancer treatment – webchat transcript

    Three experts recently joined us in the chatroom to answer your questions on the side effects of cancer treatment. Kate is a cancer information nurse from the Macmillan Support Line, Lizzie is a pharmacist and Lynne is a radiographer. They answered questions about the side effects of treatments such...
  • 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 27 February - transcript

    Last week, benefits advisers Sarah and Emily joined us in the chatroom to answer your questions about benefits and financial help for people affected by cancer. Topics covered included Severe Disability Premium, Personal Independence Payment, child benefit, pension credit, and how to decide whether...
  • Blog Post: Benefits webchat 13 December - transcript

    Last week, our Benefits Advisers Sarah Presto and Peter McLoughlin answered questions live in the chatroom about benefits for people affected by cancer. Sarah and Peter answered questions on subjects like travel costs, heating costs, Employment and Support Allowance and grants. Here are all the...
  • Blog Post: Skin cancer webchat, June 2014 - transcript

    Last week’s webchat was all about skin cancer. Nurses Carol and Anne joined us in the chatroom to answer your questions on all types of skin cancer, including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma. Topics included staying safe in the sun, new drug trials for melanoma...
  • Blog Post: Paul Burstow MP Update

    Hello all, Some of you may remember our live web chat with Paul Burstow MP which we hosted a few weeks ago. Since the session was so popular we were unable to get around to all of your questions. I sent your questions on to the Minister and he's answered them all for you. Please note that we've...