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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.

Latest Entries
  • Community News Blog

    Our isolation box is coming to a place near you

    22% of people living with cancer say they suffer from loneliness since they were diagnosed with cancer. The impact of loneliness can cause cancer patients to refuse treatment, stop eating or stop taking their medication. Reaching out to someone can make all the difference and make them realise they are not alone. Whether that is simply through some...
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    Are you baking, sipping, munching or brewing for Coffee Morning?

    Hi Everyone, As you probably know it's just 2 days until the World's Biggest Coffee Morning and we're getting pretty excited about all the cake eating opportunities coming our way in the next few days. What I wanted to know was how will you be celebrating on Friday? Are you having a few friends over for a cake and a gossip? Maybe you've organised...
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    Duathlon webchat transcript

    On Thursday 19 July, we hosted a live webchat with Great British duathlete and Macmillan Supporter Catriona Morrison. Cat has represented Great Britain in both duathlons and triathlons and has brought home lots of medals, including a gold medal at the 2010 Duathlon World Championships in Edinburgh. Lots of people came along to ask questions,...
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    World Cancer Day: 7 ways to be there for someone with cancer

    Saturday 4th February 2017 marks World Cancer Day , a day to raise awareness about all types of cancer, to educate millions of people across the globe, and a time to press governments and medical bodies to take action and make a change. While cancer affects everyone differently, we can all take various steps to reduce the impact on individuals and their...
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    Don't Let Cancer Ruin Your Foundations: Luke's story

    Luke is 34 and lives in Basildon, Essex. He was diagnosed with advanced bowel cancer when he was just 27 after putting off going to the doctor for nearly six months. Here he reflects on the time up to his diagnosis, and shares his advice for how to support a mate going through cancer. I’m a typical ‘man’s man’ in many ways, but especially when it...