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  • Blog Post: Brain tumours webchat transcript

    Last week, cancer information nurse Angie and radiographer Lynne joined us in the chatroom to talk about brain tumours. Angie answered questions about topics such as primary and secondary brain tumours, symptoms and side effects, and living with brain tumours. Lynne answered questions on radiotherapy...
  • Blog Post: Brain tumours webchat – Thursday 20 February

    Join us for a webchat about brain tumours next Thursday lunchtime. Cancer information nurse Angie will be live in the chatroom, supported by Lynne, a radiographer. Angie will be answering questions about topics such as cancerous and non-cancerous brain tumours, symptoms and living with brain tumours...
  • Blog Post: Would cancer information in audio suit you better?

    If you, or someone you know, struggles to read print, you can still get the high-quality information you need in audio. We produce 50 of our booklet titles as audiobooks, covering cancer types, tests, treatments, and living with and after cancer. Having information can help you understand your...
  • Blog Post: Thank you God, Thank you life

    Dear all, My name is Charne and I joined the Macmillan community a couple of months ago to look for support as a survivor and a carer. I am currently studying in Leeds university, however my home is in Switzerland. Both my partners treatment and mine took place here. As the summer holidays began...
  • Blog Post: Back from MIA

    HELLO ALL FROM SCOTLAND!!! Small update and a slight rant.... Well I haven't posted for a while. But it’s not because anything tragic has happened! So I will give you a quick update! I have relocated finally to the Borders in Scotland. It’s beautiful up here and I am ridiculously...
  • Blog Post: Where do we get them from....

    Right, time for THE update. Hospital report on Dad. Palliative Care has been set. They feel he will deteriorate within 6 weeks. We've been told there are a lot of tumours in the brain and that the change will be swift. SO IN LIGHT OF THAT, I thought I would share with you the Cat Lady story for...
  • Blog Post: Daughters without borders.....

    Dad has the oncologist today to discuss Radiotherapy. Problem is I think it is for Palliative care, and he is of the understanding that it could extend his life. He's said he is no gonna take it, unless it gives him till Christmas.... <headesk> I've not said anything to Mum OR...
  • Blog Post: Hey up folks.... It appears normal service has resumed.

    Sleep, Sleep, merciful sleep, is keeping me company these nights it appears! Hurrah! *huggles sleep closer to her so it NEVER LEAVES again* You know I believe I may have turned a corner! I think the recent storm has passed leaving me feeling much more in control of my own emotions/brain/body/movements...
  • Blog Post: What's the story, Morning Glory. The scales fall from my eyes....

    I slept! I actually slept. The road to this blissful unconsciousness last night was possibly the longest, bumpiest, volatile one I've ever taken for a good nights sleep. But it was sleep. It started of innocuous enough. (Doesn't it always) with arriving home after yesterdays duel with...
  • Blog Post: Oh so THIS is what stress feels like........

    Welcome to Ms Paranoid, and Mr crochettie. We've been expecting you....Pull up a seat, Miss Teary is already here. Apparently.... this is the world of stress. Today we see the arrival of Paranoia and crochettie. Teary arrived this morning in the form of brushing my teeth, and then driving...
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