Community Updates

  • Community News Blog: Dealing with Change

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    The emotional effects of dealing with change and cancer are something that is often talked about by our members.

    “This is so hard and I get frustrated with all the conflicting emotions, whether the changes I'm making are right or wrong and if Nic would approve of what I'm doing. 

    I have a lot of support from friends and family, but am feeling very lost at the moment and can't say this to anybody apart from…

  • Community News Blog: Telling children about cancer

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    Alongside receiving a cancer diagnosis, one of the toughest moments a person can face is having to tell their children that they have cancer. Finding the words can be difficult, especially when trying to process the information yourself. It’s challenging but a conversation many will have to have, especially if mum or dad could potentially be struggling physically. In this blog, we take a look around the Community and…

  • Community News Blog: Community downtime - Thursday 17th March 7:00am - 10:00am

    Hello everyone,

    We're just posting an update to let you all know that the Online Community will be experiencing some downtime this week. This is due to some planned maintenance.

    This maintenance will be taking place on:

    Thursday 17th March

    7:00am - 10:00am

    You will be unable to log in to the Online Community during this time. This means that you will not be able to create or reply to posts, or view private messages…

  • Community News Blog: All the details you need for the upcoming improvements

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    After the Look out for our improvements’ blog we posted last week, we wanted to give you some more information about our upcoming improvements and all the details you need to know about when these new features are going live. 

    Once the improvements go live later this week, the following information in this blog should help show you how to make the most of some of the new exciting functions we are introducing…

  • Community News Blog: Look out for our improvements

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    On Macmillan’s Community, our members are at the heart of everything we do. We’re always looking to improve the site for you and we’re so excited to finally be able to share some improvements that are just around the corner.  
    We know what an important source of support the Online Community is for many. In the next few weeks we will be launching a number of improvements on to the site. These enhancements…

  • Community News Blog: Looking back at the Online Community during February

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    Let’s take a look at what happened on the Online Community during February. Today’s blog is a roundup of the discussions, blogs and questions posted last month. If you’re new to the Community or just want to catch up with what’s been happening on the site, this blog has all the information you need.

    There’s been a lot for everyone to process recently with the coronavirus restrictions being lifted…