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  • Blog Post: Online Q&A: Genetics and family history, Wed 20 May

    Ask our nurses your questions about cancer genetics and family history right here on the Online Community next week. Cancer information nurses Josie and Liz will be here on Wed 20 May from 12-1pm. If someone in your family has cancer, it’s common to wonder if this means you are more likely...
  • 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: Breast cancer webchat – Wednesday 9 October

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, so next week specialist nurses Josie and Ellen will be joining us for a live webchat. They’ll be in our chatroom from 12-1pm on Wednesday 9 October, answering your questions about breast cancer symptoms, diagnosis, and living with breast cancer. Breast...
  • 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: Oesophagus (gullet) cancer webchat – Wednesday 8 May

    If you have questions about cancer of the oesophagus , join our specialist nurses live in the chatroom from 12-1pm on Wednesday 8 May. The oesophagus, or gullet, is the long muscular tube that moves food from the mouth down to the stomach. Cancer can happen anywhere along the length of the oesophagus...
  • 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: Bowel cancer webchat – 8 April

    Questions about bowel (colon and rectum) cancer? Join nurses Jennifer and Anne for a webchat next Tuesday lunchtime. It’s Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, so Jennifer and Anne will be in our chatroom to answer your questions. Topics could include treatment, side effects, surgery or coping with...
  • 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...