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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.

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    Guest post: From Panic to Poet

    George was 73 when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer , aggressive stage T2 (possibly T3). He lives with his wife in Somerset, has three sons, six grandchildren, and is retired. I well remember when I first realised that I had prostate cancer. I had an elevated PSA reading and attended a urologist at the cancer clinic. He found a marked irregularity...
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    Would you like to guest blog? Get in touch

    We're always looking for ways to keep the Community feeling fresh and new, and one of the best ways of doing so is by featuring the stories of our members. Whether you yourself have been diagnosed, you're caring for someone who has, or you're living life post-treatment, we'd love to share your story. Here are some of the latest guest...
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    World's Biggest Coffee Morning: Passion fruit meringue pie

    With only a week to go until Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning , we thought we'd bring you some baking inspiration straight from Macmillan HQ. With plenty of recipes to choose from via the main website and the partner site for Coffee Morning , there's no excuse to not get into the kitchen and whip something up. Our final...
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    Book Club: Jack's Diary

    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. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month . To mark it, we've brought you a selection of books aimed at children and teenagers affected by cancer...
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    Guest post: What do you mean I look like a wreck?

    Maureen was 52 when she was diagnosed with Stage 3a breast cancer . She lives in south west London, is married, has two teenage sons, and works as an editor. When the consultant breast surgeon greeted me at my most recent appointment with the words, "You look like a wreck", I was more than a little confused. It seemed completely out of...