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As well as sharing experiences with our friendly online community, registered members are able to contact our experienced online team. The Centre is staffed during office hours and the online team aim to reply within 24 hours.

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Newly diagnosed

Are you newly diagnosed with cancer? Read our series of blogs with information about cancer and its treatment, how to take control of its side effects and tips to help you to focus on wellbeing.

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  • Just been diagnosedy family are so unsupportive I've had a bone marrow biopsy today and just told my brother who us always at my house to help take...

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  • Hi. I'm new to this and have never been on any community sites before. I was diagnosed with stomach cancer 10 days ago in a telephone call from my ...

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  • Hello, After a real struggle to get an appointment with a specialist, I was finally diagnosed last week with melanoma (stage 1a). I say 'finally' ...

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  • Any one else been diagnosed with dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, I'm a 31year old woman and just recently been diagnosed and will need surgery to ...

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  • I have recently been Diagnosed with adenosquamous carcinoma of the breast. It is apparently Low grade and localised ? I have had Biopsies Done alre...

    4 Comments
  • Hi, I've just been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. I've not seen the consultant yet, that's tomorrow, yesterday I had another scan, on my chest, ...

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  • Hello, On the 16th Dec I turned 34, a week later I got a call from the Colorectal nurse with the results from a biopsy I'd had done a week before ...

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  • Hi 5 years ago my wonderful husband died of pancreatic cancer and I watched him fade away. He had 4 adult children ( he was 28 years older than me...

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  • Hi anyone? Im 41 and a mum of 3 kids , 4 year old Maggie and 2 boys 9 and 10 . just had first  chat with BC nurse  and its BC and in lym...

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  • Hi everyone I am looking for some help to support my daughter in law who has been diagnosed with breast cancer (triple X with the gene mutation BRC...

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  • When I was booked in for my surgery (which was cancelled at the last moment on the morning off and moved to 21st September) I was given a tablet to...

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  • Hi there my name is Emily and I have just been diagnosed with breast cancer this week. I am currently awaiting a single mastectomy and have a meet...

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  • I was diagnosed last week, and I am booked in for surgery next week.  I am still trying to get my head around this, it still feels like it's h...

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  • I have been told yesterday that I have breast cancer and will need a small lump removed together with at least one lymth node.  I have al...

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  • Hia, I'm new to this group so please guide me. Iv been through alot recently I had a liver transplant on 6th February during that operation and lo...

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  • I was diagnosed with endometrial cancer yesterday.  I am having MRI and CT tomorrow and am meeting my gynaecological oncologist on Monday and ...

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  • Recently diagnosed with breast cancer and now facing mastectomy. Advice on whether to have breast reconstruction or not please.

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  • Hello to all at Maggies....my journey began last September with post menopausal bleeding...after all the investigations and cone biopsy etc I now h...

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  • my husband has just been diagnosed with mouth cant and with out him knowing im finding it difficult to deal with

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  • Start chemotherapy soon and was wondering to try scalp cooling treatment or not so unsure and a bit frighten of what's happening any one going or b...

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  • I was told yesterday that a small tumour in my parotid was not, after all, benign and that it was most likely a myothelial carcinoma. Very rare (le...

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  • Hi I'm new to the site, I was diagnosed with Appendix Cancer after having appendicitis in May.  I've just under gone removal of the right side...

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  • I have a small cancer tumour on my tonsil and need radiotherapy.  They havs shown me what the mask (big plastic head) is like and I'm terrifie...

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  • Hello everyone, I was diagnosed with grade 3 breast cancer yesterday. I am 43 and have 4 children aged 3 - 10. I am going to start chemo next week ...

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  • I was dignosed with skin cancer on my forehead earlier this year and was operated on, on the 1st May to remove the cancer and a skin graft done. It...

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  • Hi everyone. I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer 3 weeks ago. Is it normal to feel so sleepy, I'm so tired that I'm even falling asleep at my iPad....

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    Hiya everyone was diagnosed in Feb this year with lung cancer.had xray ct scan AF broncoscopy.just had 3 treatments of I.l.t. brachytherapry at Chr...

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  • I have just picked up a diagnosis of penile cancer, but am finding the wee small hours to be a horrible dark place to be when all the demons come f...

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  • My Mum was diagnosed with breast cancer a couple of years ago. She had a lumpectomy, radiotherapy & chemo.  Was a horrible time for all ...

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  • Hi need some help and advice. Diagnosed with plcis, and decided I wanted a double mastectomy,as I have family history of breast cancer. Had biopsy...

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