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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
  • Community News Blog

    My cancer, my sexuality, me.

    Just a couple of weeks back I was fortunate enough to have the LGBT foundation get in touch asking if we’d be interested in hearing from a friend of theirs, David, who was diagnosed with cancer last September. David wished to share with us his story about being a gay man and facing cancer – fortunately, David's recent chemotherapy treatment has been...
  • Community News Blog

    "...your reply filled me with strength and a feeling of support. I'll be back!"

    In today’s Community News piece, I thought I’d share with you all just a handful of the feedback recently received for the Community – feedback myself, Ellen and Jess see day in, day out on the site. The Community’s such an invaluable source of support for people affected by cancer, and the below speaks volumes for you, our Community members, who are...
  • Community News Blog

    Meet the Champs: Greg777

    Following on from last month's 'Meet the Champs' Q&A where we met Granny59 , this month we meet Greg777 , who you'll find Champing our Myeloma and Stem cell transplants for blood cancers groups. Enjoy... How long have you been using the Community, and what brought you to the site? I joined the site in the Summer of 2016, about 18 months after...
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    Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

    March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, so to recognise this I’ve been speaking with three members of our Ovarian cancer group, and asked them to share with the Community a little about their experiences, and any tips they might have on coping. If you’ve had any thoughts or an experience with ovarian cancer you’d like to share, go ahead and do so...
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    Congratulations to Kate, our volunteer radiographer...

    The above quote speaks for itself as to the time and generosity Kate – our radiographer expert, has given to Macmillan’s Community the past three years. Here’s one of our Cancer Information Nurse Specialists, Kim, to tell you a little more as to why congratulations are in order for Kate: Each year the Macmillan Volunteer Awards celebrate our amazing...