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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

    Technical problems on the Community

    As you may be aware, the Online Community wasn’t quite working this morning (20 June). The Community is now back up and running and should be working as normal for everyone. We're so sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused as we really understand that the Community is an important source of support for many members. If you are continuing...
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    Pride - Supporting LGBT+ people affected by cancer

    The month of June has been celebrated as Pride month for the LGBT+ community for decades. For the first time in recent memory, there will be no Pride marches across the UK this year. We didn’t want to let that stop us celebrating this important time, alongside recognising how much there is still to do to support equality. Macmillan and the Online Community...
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    'Advice to Bureaucrats' by Michael

    As lockdown is eased, yet shielding measures for many are extended, we wanted to share a poem with you from our guest writer Michael. ADVICE TO BUREAUCRATS It falls to you to draft a shielding letter Of weighty pages, not too clear, for someone Who has an underlying health condition, The relevance of which he may not know. Ensure you couch...
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    Let's keep talking...

    In Macmillan’s cancer information blog back in November, featuring Men’s Health Awareness, we talked about how important it was to keep the conversation around men’s health and well-being flowing throughout the year.According to research, men often find it particularly difficult to talk about cancer, let alone ask for support.The Online Community provides...
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    "I felt as though I was in a dream" - Janet's story

    Today in Community news , we’re sharing Shaun’s story from his wife Janet’s perspective. If you missed Shaun talking about his experiences with head and neck cancer, click here to catch up. I always felt sad for anyone that had got any type of cancer, but nothing had prepared me for the long road to come. When my husband found out he had cancer...