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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Skin Cancer Web Chat Transcript

    Hello everyone, Thanks very much to those of you who came along to our web chat with skin cancer nurse specialist Carol Goodman earlier this month. For those of you who didn't make it, here is the transcript which includes some really helpful information about staying safe in the sun for those...
  • 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...