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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.

Psychologists and experts from other Maggie's Centres and partner organisations also facilitate some group and individual sessions.

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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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  • My husband has recently been diagnosed with lung cancer and has just had six and a half weeks of radiotherapy which has massively left an awful tas...

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  • I have been diagnosed with Cholangiocarcinoma ( tumour in the bile duct)unfortunately I'm not physically fit enough for the major surgery that's in...

    1 Comment
  • my husband has been diagnosed with penile cancer. He is only 48 and im struggling with the whole thing . Hes very quiet and says when all the treat...

    2 Comments
  • My husband is in Hammersmith Hospital ( London) and I am wondering of anyone knows of someone who will come to his hospital room and give him a hai...

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  • Hi, I'm having my first chemo session next Thursday and apparently I have to sit there for 8 hours!  I'm quite fidgetty and get bored easily ...

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  • The specialist who recently diagnosed me with primary peritoneal cancer (a colorectal surgeon) has deferred my case to an MDT at Addenbrookes as ap...

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  • Hi I was diagnosed with NHL two weeks ago. Wow what a bombshell!! It started with a lump which i thought was a swollen parotid gland and here i am ...

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  • I was recently diagnosed with Peritoneal cancer which is related to ovarian cancer.  I am still in shock!  chemotherapy will begin next w...

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  • Hello  This is my first post after finding out last week that my Mum has gall bladder cancer.  I think like everyone this has knocked me...

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    hi iwas diagnoised with breastcancer 21st dec 2012 im 50 years old had lumpectomy a lymph node removed now going threw 6 cycles of chemo have had 2...

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    Dear Milton, I am so pleased that the anti inflammatory advice that I recommneded helped. You show an interest in healthy eating and cancer. Eviden...

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  • Hello all, Well i ended up in hospital the first time as i had really bad tummy ache and was being sick mid jan. This lead to a 10 day stay in hos...

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  • Last November I had a pet scan, which showed two areas of concern, one was known about the other not. December 3rd I had biopsy under g.a, and wee...

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  • was diagnosed with breast cancer just before christmas had the lump removed a few weeks ago but had to go back in monday to have another op because...

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  • Hi all, This is all new to me it's the 1st time I have ever joined an on line group so I apologise if I'm doing it wrong, here is my story. My ...

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  • Hi. I am new to Maggie's. my elder sister had a brain tumour and had radiotherapy and chemo as it was inoperable. My other sister is her registered...

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  • Three weeks ago I had a lumpectomy and at least four lymph nodes removed. Tomorrow I am having a partial reconstruction and, because the cancer ha...

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  • Hi,   I was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer at the end of July 2012.  Just joined the site so forgive me if this is in the wrong p...

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  • I had primary breast cancer last year, diagnosed on 24th May 2011, and have now found out that I have the possibility of secondary breast cancer in...

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  • I have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer and in the next couple of weeks will be having a partial reconstruction, followed by radiotherapy...

    4 Comments
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    Getting started is a series of blogs offering an abridged version of a workshop we hold in our physical centres for people who have recenlty been d...

    10 Comments
  • Hi My Dad has just been diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer and been told he has weeks to live, want him home as soon as possible, he is still able...

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