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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
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    Guest post: Why I talk about my cancer

    Amelia, 25, has metastatic papillary thyroid cancer . She had surgery in March and April of 2017, and is currently awaiting radioactive iodine treatment . Past accomplishments of hers include achieving a degree in Fine Art, becoming a registered dental nurse, and walking along the Hadrian's Wall path. My name is Amelia and I have cancer. Normally...
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    Guest post: Bev's story (Pt. 8)

    Bev, 57, is a retired retail manager, currently volunteering as a fundraiser for Macmillan and The Anthony Nolan Trust . Married to Paul, the couple have two grown-up children: Martyn (33) and Andréa (30), along with granddaughter Cassie (6). In 2015, Andr é a was diagnosed with leukaemia . Hi everyone, So here we are again in UCLH...
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    Carers' Week 2017: 5 minutes with Amy

    Carers' Week 2017 runs from 12th - 18th June, a time to recognise carers , the important role they play in the lives of those they look after, and appreciate just how difficult being a carer can be. To mark it, we spoke to Amy about caring for her dad, and how it's changed her life. Amy is a young carer, living with her dad, mum, and younger...
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    Carers' Week 2017: 'What would I say to my dad? You're my hero'

    Carers' Week 2017 runs from 12th - 18th June, a time to recognise carers , the important role they play in the lives of those they look after, and appreciate just how difficult being a carer can be. To mark it, Laura has written about watching her dad care for her mum after she was diagnosed with cancer. Laura, 33, is a Learning and Development...
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    Jane Clarke and Ask an Expert, ep. 1: Does sugar feed 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...