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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

    Mental Health Awareness Week 2018: Unseeing the bus Pt. 2

    14th - 20th May 2018 is Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, a time to discuss how important it is to look after your mental health, and tackle the stigma around talking about how you're feeling. Last year, Greg wrote about ' unseeing the bus ' - read his update to find out how he's doing today. Greg was diagnosed with myeloma three...
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    Melanoma Awareness Month 2018: Melanoma and me

    May is Melanoma Awareness Month 2018, a time to raise awareness around signs and symptoms , and share the stories of those affected. To mark it, Natasha has written about her experience of being diagnosed in her early 20s, and the type of treatment she was offered. Natasha, from Surrey, was diagnosed with melanoma in March 2017, aged 23. It was...
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    Support over the Bank Holiday weekend

    We hope you're able to enjoy some of the sunshine forecast for this Bank Holiday weekend. However, if you're in need of support, you might be wondering where you can turn for it when normal services are unavailable. As always, the Online Community is open 24/7 if you would like support from other members facing cancer. Don't worry if...
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    Melanoma Awareness Month 2018: Katrina, immunotherapy...and Pokemon Go

    May is Melanoma Awareness Month 2018, a time to raise awareness around signs and symptoms , and share the stories of those affected. To mark it, Katrina has written about her diagnosis experience, and the side effects of immunotherapy . Katrina was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma in the summer of 2015, aged 56, and has had treatment with Dabrafenib...
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    Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2018: Out of the blue

    April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and listen to the stories of those who have been affected by a diagnosis. To mark it, Sean has written about his experience of treatment and its side effects. Sean was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016, aged 51. During a routine medical screening , I was referred to my GP after...