Blogs

Blogs

Write down your experiences and share your knowledge with members of the community. Whether it’s a personal journal or a record of your marathon training, your blog is a space for you to communicate your thoughts to the world.

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  • has anyone had experience of radiotherapy or surgery for skin cancer on face?

    lip solar keratosis

    48yrs female - spreading solar keratosis on lower lip 13 yrs treatments so far (in this order)biopsy. liquid nitrogen. cautery curettage. efudix cream. biopsy. photodynamic therapy. biopsy. photodynamic therapy. efudix. aldara.surgeon now says option is to cut off entire lower lip as it has spread aggressively across lower lip. then reconstruct. the...
  • Community News Blog

    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...
  • Macmillan campaigns

    Now it’s time to meet your candidates

    With less than six weeks to go until the General Election the coming days are vital to ensure the 2.5 million people living with cancer receive the best possible care and support. Right now, not everyone with cancer is getting the support they need and we need your help to change this. What you can do At the end of March all MPs will leave the House...
  • Macmillan's cancer information

    Purple Day – Brain tumours and epilepsy

    In this blog, Senior Editor Tess talks about her experiences of epilepsy. Today is Purple Day , which is an international awareness day of epilepsy. If you have a brain tumour, you may have epilepsy as a result of it. Other people with cancer may have epilepsy that's unrelated to their cancer. It’s estimated that 1 in 100 people have epilepsy...
  • Community News Blog

    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...