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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  • Community News Blog

    What’s the best thing someone has done to support you?

    As someone with cancer, a carer, or a bereaved person, you need the people around you to be supportive and understanding. Here on the Online Community, we’ve heard lots of sad stories about people whose friends and family have not been very supportive – those who’ve made insensitive comments or simply stopped being in touch. But...
  • Macmillan's cancer information

    eBooks are now available on be.Macmillan

    We are very excited to announce the release of our new eBooks! These can be downloaded straight onto your smartphone or tablet to be read or listened to at your convenience. We now have our top titles live on the Be.mac site as eBooks, with many more being released over the coming weeks. You can view or download them here . By providing our information...
  • I've been waiting 37 years for this

    memories and what has happened so far

    Sat here at 2 in the morning can't sleep so here goes. I have never tried to put my thoughts down for others to read before, thought about it but never done it so you will have to bear with me if you read past this bit. First the title my father passed in 1980 with some sort of cancer his brother about two years earlier. my father was 47 my...
  • Community News Blog

    “I’m not too young to understand” – Information for young carers

    Looking after a loved one with cancer is hard work and has a huge impact on your life. If this is true for adult carers, it is even more so for young carers. Being a young carer impacts on a young person’s emotional and physical well-being. They are constantly dealing with the stress and worry cancer can cause and affects school work, free time...
  • Cancer, Me and Them

    Fate and Smiling

    I wasn't going to blog today. I was going to wait until tomorrow. I had a bad night last night. I reacted to the morphine, it made me feel oh so sick. Very sick. Our friends had taken the children off our hands for a few hours so we could go out by ourselves. We chose to go for a walk along the river. We talked how we look like a normal couple enjoying...