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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
  • Are you baking, sipping, munching or brewing for Coffee Morning?

    Hi Everyone, As you probably know it's just 2 days until the World's Biggest Coffee Morning and we're getting pretty excited about all the cake eating opportunities coming our way in the next few days. What I wanted to know was how will you be celebrating on Friday? Are you having a few friends over for a cake and a gossip? Maybe you've...
  • Duathlon webchat transcript

    On Thursday 19 July, we hosted a live webchat with Great British duathlete and Macmillan Supporter Catriona Morrison. Cat has represented Great Britain in both duathlons and triathlons and has brought home lots of medals, including a gold medal at the 2010 Duathlon World Championships in Edinburgh. Lots of people came along to ask questions,...
  • 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 of you who don't have skin cancer - so don't...
  • Guest post: Jellytot83’s chemotherapy survival guide

    Jellytot83 is an Online Community member who posts regularly in the Breast Cancer group . She also has her own blog: http://thelittlestjojo.blogspot.co.uk . I was diagnosed with breast cancer aged 28. To say it was something of a shock would be a massive understatement. I’m part way through my treatment now having just completed 6...
  • Cancer and your sex life

    Have you seen the Macmillan research that’s been in the news this week about cancer and sex ? A survey of women who’ve had breast cancer showed that a third of all women, and half of those under 55, have sex less often as a result of their cancer. And this isn’t a problem restricted only to those with breast cancer, or to women...