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.

Latest Entries
  • Whims and Wishes

    Diagnosis...

    Sing a song of cell change, They multiplied array, Four and twenty blackbirds, Through my lymph-nodes fly, When my chest was opened, The birds began to sing, Isn't that a dainty dish, To try to do me in…. I wish we could have simplified the jargon -my diagnosis was less of a rhyme, ER diffuse positive PR negative ...
  • Testicular Cancer - my journey

    PET scan and results

    It was up to the RM in Sutton again on Friday 17th for the PET scan. Read the leaflets and they seemed to suggest the scan itself would take 30-90 minutes - sounded like fun!. So, checked in to the special ward at RM and was called in within minutes - very efficient. A nice male nurse escorted my wife and I to a room with a bed and a chair in it,...
  • Community News Blog

    Bowel, rectum and anal cancer webchat - transcript

    Last week we held a live webchat about bowel, rectum and anal cancer. Macmillan Support Line nurses Anne and John joined us in the chat room. They answered your questions on things like hereditary bowel cancer, bowel cancer screening, bowel problems, and diet. Here are all the questions and answers from the chat. The chat is now finished but you...
  • Macmillan's cancer information

    Physical activity after cancer

    In this blog, Aurélie, an Editor here at Macmillan, tells us how physical activity helped her recover after surgery. Physical activity is good for us . We hear about of all the time and after cancer treatment your doctor may encourage you to keep active. This is because it has been demonstrated that physical activity can help you recover more...
  • Community News Blog

    New features: Likes, in-site notifications and more

    I’m really happy to announce the latest new features on the Online Community site. You may have noticed that the site was offline for a while this morning while we made some technical updates. Many of these features are based on what you, our members, have been asking for – for example, you asked for a ‘like’ button, and for...