Community News Blog

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Community News Blog

This is where you can find out about all the amazing things going on in the Online Community. It's where you'll find news about events and awareness months; ways to get involved with Macmillan and up-to-date campaigning news from Macmillan HQ.

Latest Entries
  • 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 from the chat. The chat is now finished but you...
  • New features: Likes, in-site notifications and more

    I’m really happy to announce the latest new features on the Online Community site. You may have noticed that the site was offline for a while this morning while we made some technical updates. Many of these features are based on what you, our members, have been asking for – for example, you asked for a ‘like’ button, and for...
  • Guest post: In defence of the battle against cancer

    In March, we had a guest blog post from Lucy Booth who argued that her cancer is not like a battle. In this new guest blog, o ur community champion Daloni expresses her opinion about the battle terminology used to describe a cancer diagnosis, and where she fits in the debate. Daloni is a mother of two, wife and journalist, and was diagnosed with...
  • Planned community downtime – Tuesday 21 April

    Hi everyone – we just wanted to let you know about some planned downtime for the Online Community on Tuesday 21 April from 8am. The site will be offline while we carry out some technical updates. During this time you won’t be able to access the site at all. This will affect both the desktop and mobile versions of the Community. The downtime...
  • Critical illness and life insurance webchat - transcript

    Last week, financial guides Laura and Julia joined us live in the chatroom to answer your questions about critical illness insurance and life insurance. Laura and Julia work in the Financial Guidance Service on the Macmillan Support Line, helping people affected by cancer with financial issues. They answered questions about getting life or critical...