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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

    Guest post: Kate's take on Valentine's Day

    Kate was diagnosed with Stage IVB Hodgkin lymphoma when she was 27 years old in July 2014. Now 30, Kate is currently on an immunotherapy treatment following several rounds of chemotherapy , radiotherapy , and an allogenic (donor) stem cell transplant in June 2015. Kate is a history teacher and has spoken at several events to raise awareness around...
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    Life with cancer is still life - watch the latest Macmillan ads

    In May last year we launched our new advertising campaign, ' Life With Cancer '. After speaking to lots of people living with and affected by cancer, we noticed that a common theme was clear: that whilst cancer is life-changing, it isn't always life-ending. The campaign videos highlighted that you may have cancer, but you are still you...
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    Updates from Digi Nurse: February findings

    Hi everyone, Here's my monthly update on what's been happening in the world of the Digi Nurse. I'm sending a warm welcome to all our new members - over 2,500 of you in January! I can appreciate that it's not a community that you would want to join, but now that you're here I hope you find helpful support and advice. I thought...
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    Kidney Cancer Awareness Week: Learning to live with cancer

    Hollyann was diagnosed with kidney cancer at 24 years old. Now 27, she is on her second line of chemotherapy following surgery and immunotherapy . She currently works with Macmillan and volunteers to raise awareness surrounding cancer. At the end of 2014, I went through a horrendous reaction from taking an arthritis drug. It left me with less hair...
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    Guest post: Dear fellow daughters

    Rachel, 22, lives in Derbyshire with her family and works in marketing. Three years ago, whilst she was at university, her mum was diagnosed with breast cancer . Here she writes a letter to other daughters about what she learnt through her mum's journey. Dear fellow daughters, They say that a mother and daughter have a special bond. You're...