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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: Daddy Coole

    Bryan passed away in November 2010 from a rare type of liver cancer . He was 69 and lived in Stockport with his wife, Althea. Bryan worked for British Rail for over 45 years of his life. In this guest post, Steve shares how his dad did all he could to ensure that his children had an upbringing based on love, respect and putting others first. Dad had...
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    Guest post: Talking to children about cancer

    Anna was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 34. She is a proud mum of two boys and lives with them and her partner, Eddie, in the Yorkshire Dales. She is a photographer, blogger, and digital marketing manager. Read Anna's previous guest post, Feeling feminine during chemo . More terrifying than being told I had cancer was the thought of...
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    Work & Cancer: Finding the words to talk about cancer

    If you've been diagnosed with cancer, it can be difficult to know what to say at work. However, talking to your employer about your cancer can be the first step towards getting the support you need. Joyce shares her experience of talking about her diagnosis in her workplace. Joyce is 56 and lives in Edinburgh with her husband. She was diagnosed...
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    Jane Clarke and Ask an Expert, ep. 2: Is dairy bad for you when you have cancer?

    We know how important it is to keep yourself feeling strong and healthy whilst having cancer treatment , but it can be difficult when you don't have an appetite. You may also have questions about diet and recipes that are hard to find answers to, especially online. We're currently working with nutritionist and trained Cordon Bleu chef Jane Clarke...
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    Guest post: How I deal with grief around my children

    Alan, 36, lives in Yorkshire with his wife and three young children. Alan is a lawyer and writer and blogs under the moniker 'Candid Daddy'. His mother was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer and passed away in 2010, aged 57. Read Alan's first guest post, What I learnt from my dying mother . Losing someone you love dearly can be crippling...