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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.

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    Guest post: Being BRCA

    Laura is 36 and was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2016. A month later, she found out she carries the BRCA2 gene mutation. She lives in Leicestershire with her husband and two children. In 2013, when the story about Angelina Jolie having preventative breast surgery was everywhere, I briefly wondered whether I should ask my doctor about being...
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    Book Club: Getting Off the Emotional Rollercoaster of Cancer

    Welcome to Community Book Club Each week we will spotlight a book and excerpts from reviews from Macmillan's Book Club, so if you are looking for reading inspiration this is the place to come. This week marked Blue Monday , and while it may not be an official 'awareness day', it's a great reminder that our mental health should...
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    Blue Monday: cancer and your emotions

    Today is Blue Monday , the name given to the day in January when we're reportedly 'most depressed'. Originally created for a press release, the day it now observed every January, typically the third Monday after Christmas, when our moods are apparently at their lowest due to the end of the festive season, broken New Year's resolutions...
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    Your New Year's resolutions and aspirations

    Happy New Year from us to you! Although we might be two weeks into 2017, it's never too late to spread the New Year cheer, along with any resolutions you've set yourself for the next 365 days. We asked you what you aspire to this year , and you were more than happy to share. Read on to find out what other members are working on over the coming...
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    Book Club: The Cancer Wellness Cookbook

    Welcome to Community Book Club Each week we will spotlight a book and excerpts from reviews from Macmillan's Book Club, so if you are looking for reading inspiration this is the place to come. 2017 is well underway, and with the new year you may be thinking about making some positive changes to your life, including improving your diet. To...