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This is a place where you can read about everything that's happening on Macmillan's Community. From guest stories, to sharing awareness months, here is where you'll hear about all of the latest from Macmillan's Community. This blog is run by Macmillan's Community Team.

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Latest Blogs

  • Coping with anticipatory grief when you're supporting someone living with cancer

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    The feeling of grief and loss before a loved one’s passing is something that is often discussed here on the Community. If you’re feeling this way at the moment, or have done in the past, you’re not alone.

    This blog is exploring anticipatory grief and hopefully you’ll find some comfort and ways of processing anticipatory grief after reading the following.

    What is anticipatory grief?

    Anticipatory…

  • Cancer and Peripheral Neuropathy - support from the Online Community

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    Online Community members are affected not only by cancer, but other conditions caused by cancer or cancer treatment. The Community is a place where people can come together and share experiences and tips so you don’t have to go through it alone.

    Peripheral neuropathy is damage to the nerves connecting the brain, spinal cord and the rest of the body. It can be caused by cancer, or its treatment, and is one side…

  • Kidney Cancer Support

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    We know how important support groups can be after a cancer diagnosis. For kidney (or renal) cancer patients and loves ones alike, it’s important you have somewhere to reach out for support and connection. Today we’re catching up with our Kidney cancer forum. Whether it’s you or a loved one with a renal cancer (or any other form of kidney cancer) diagnosis, there is always somewhere to reach out for support. …