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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

    Spotlight on head & neck cancer: Chris' story

    As part of the Community's spotlight on head and neck cancers over November, Chris has written about his experience of being diagnosed, and how his life has been affected by treatment, nearly 10 years later. Chris, 56, lives in Kent with his wife, two older children, and their two dogs. He worked as a shipwright for 30 years before taking early...
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    What one tip would you pass onto a loved one affected by cancer?

    In October, we held a competition to win a copy of broadcaster Victoria Derbyshire's new book, Dear Cancer, Love Victoria . To be in with a chance of winning a copy, we asked Community members the following questions - ' What one tip would you pass onto a friend or loved one affected by cancer? ' On closing, we picked our top tips from...
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    Mouth Cancer Awareness Month: Alive and kicking

    November is Mouth Cancer Awareness Month. To mark it, Ade has written a guest blog post on his experience of diagnosis, treatment, and how he's feeling now. Ade is a 51 year-old remedial massage therapist who was diagnosed in early 2013 with mouth cancer . He has since been fairing well, although he did spot a lesion in his mouth that wasn't...
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    Spotlight on head & neck cancer: Steve's story

    As part of the Community's spotlight on head and neck cancers over November, Steve has written an update on his recovery from treatment for a type of cancer in his jaw. Steve lives in Wimbledon with his wife Joanne, and works as a director for an exhibition company in central London. He had just celebrated his 40th birthday in March 2016 when...
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    Tips on how to help someone you know with cancer

    Sometimes it can be hard to know what to say, or how to help when a friend or family member has cancer. You might be unsure how to talk or be scared of saying the 'wrong' thing, and so instead say nothing at all. But there are lots of simple, practical things that you can do and say to be there for a loved one, and show your support. Here are...