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  • Blog Post: Benefits webchat 26 February 2015 - transcript

    Last week, welfare rights advisers Kathy and Sinead joined us in the chatroom to answer your benefits questions. Topics included Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment and Attendance Allowance. Here are all the questions and answers from the chat. The chat is now finished but...
  • 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: Hair, make-up and skincare webchat transcript

    Last week’s live webchat was all about coping with the visible side-effects of cancer treatment – on your hair, skin and nails. We were joined in the chatroom by Rachael, a Boots Macmillan Beauty Advisor , and Angie, a cancer information nurse from the Macmillan Support Line. They answered...
  • Blog Post: Thyroid cancer webchat transcript

    Last week, thyroid cancer nurses Geri and Ingrid joined us in the chatroom to answer your questions about thyroid cancer. Topics included hormone levels, physiotherapy after surgery, radioactive iodine treatment, and the emotional effects of treatment. Here are all the questions and answers from...
  • 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...