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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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    Support over the Bank Holiday weekend

    We hope you're able to enjoy some of the sunshine forecast for this Bank Holiday weekend. However, if you're in need of support, you might be wondering where you can turn for it when normal services are unavailable. As always, the Online Community is open 24/7 if you would like support from other members facing cancer. Don't worry if...
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    Melanoma Awareness Month 2018: Katrina, immunotherapy...and Pokemon Go

    May is Melanoma Awareness Month 2018, a time to raise awareness around signs and symptoms , and share the stories of those affected. To mark it, Katrina has written about her diagnosis experience, and the side effects of immunotherapy . Katrina was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma in the summer of 2015, aged 56, and has had treatment with Dabrafenib...
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    Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2018: Out of the blue

    April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and listen to the stories of those who have been affected by a diagnosis. To mark it, Sean has written about his experience of treatment and its side effects. Sean was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016, aged 51. During a routine medical screening , I was referred to my GP after...
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    Testicular Cancer Awareness Month: Charlie's story

    April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness around diagnosis and encourage men to check for symptoms. To mark it, Charlie has written about his experience and how he's doing now. Charlie was diagnosed with testicular cancer when he was aged 47. He has a wife and three children, who were all studying for exams at the time...
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    Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 2018: 'Life is still good'

    March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. To mark it, Isabel has written about her diagnosis experience, and how she's feeling now. Isabel was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 42. She has outlived the typical life expectancy for her condition, and is still living with the cancer after many operations , chemotherapy , and a busy life. She is...