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
  • Benefits webchat, 26 March 2015 - transcript

    Last week, welfare rights advisers Ceri and Melvin joined us in the chatroom to answer your benefits questions. Here are all the questions and answers from the chat. The chat is now finished but you can still speak to a benefits adviser by calling the Macmillan Support Line (0808 808 0000, Mon-Fri, 9am-8pm) or you can email your question . I have...
  • Head and neck cancer: mouth and dental care tips

    Hello, I’m Evelyn and I’m a qualified dentist and have experience working in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Mouth problems are a common result of head and neck cancer or its treatment. Getting support from a dental professional from early in the process can really help to minimise discomfort and improve your quality of life. Dental...
  • Help! I need somebody (not just anybody)

    I read a thread on here about friends disappearing when you have cancer, either during treatment or after treatment. It’s something that resonates with me, and inspired my post today. I am one of the 2.5 million people in the UK who has been affected by cancer. Technically I am still affected by cancer, because I am not yet 5 years post-diagnosis...
  • 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 the chat. The chat is now finished but you can...
  • Guest post: My cancer is not a battle – it’s more like having a rubbish job

    By Lucy Booth. Lucy was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2011 at the age of 32. In May 2014, she found out it had spread to her bones, liver and lung. This blog post is based on a speech Lucy made at the launch of a Macmillan information centre at Whittington Hospital in north London. She writes her own blog at http://www.lucifersboob.blogspot...