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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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Friends and family

For anyone supporting someone else with cancer

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  • We are a close family we (my husband, myself and two young children) live with both my parents. Dad (age 77) had fluid in the Plura and got diagno...

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  • Morning everyone. My dad got the news last week that his cancer has spread, he has been given a time frame of 6 months. I'm an only child, also a ...

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  • Hi Everyone, My Dad has recently been diagnosed with blood cancer after several years of illness and frequent hospital admissions.  I live an...

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  • My husband went through stemcell replacement after 7 Da Epoch chemo treatmets. brutal but effective. He went septic three times and I was beside hi...

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  • Hi there, I am new to this site so not really sure what i'm doing! My dad has Bowel Cancer for the second time, he started treatment but decided ...

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  • Hi everyone. About 8 weeks ago my Mum was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer. It is a small tumour and there is no spread. She has started chemo rad...

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  • Hi everyone. I'm new to the forum. Just looking for any info and support I can get. My best friend has terminal bowel cancer that has spread....

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  • Hi guys, My mum was diagnosed with bowel cancer back in June and started 5 weeks of radiotherapy, which it partially responded to, was going to ha...

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  • My wife Jenny is recovering from bowel resection in August followed by the removal of seven liver “lesions” in October. Post liver surgery was ver...

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  • We’ve been battling a while and had a mix of good news and not so good (always liveable to a degree though). My dad has been in hospital for a coup...

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  • My Dad is 70 and was diagnosed with Lung Cancer in April 2016 and had radiotherapy, which he responded well to. A brain scan in June highlighted 2 ...

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  • Hi. Like many I'm new to this. 2 weeks ago my dad got his diagnosis - stage 4 kidney cancer with nodes (not sure if that's the right word) in his a...

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  • My dad has recently found out he has bowl cancer and is waiting to have his operation which will result in a colostomy bag. He has never been in h...

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  • Hi there, I am new to this so here goes..... My bestie was diagnosed today with breast cancer, I feel like I have been knocked over... I need so...

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  • Hi, Never done this before.... my dad is terminal and I don't normally live with him. However on Monday we all went to centre parcs together and s...

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  • Hello everyone,  First time poster so hope this is the right place to ask this question. Actual question = Does anyone have advice for who c...

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  • My husband had a early lung cancer surgically removed over 5 years ago ( adenocarcinoma) ..He has annual check up now and this week was supposed to...

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  • My dad has cancer, it started in his prostate but by the time it was discovered it was too late to treat as it had already spread quite significant...

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  • SORRY IF THIS IS A DOUBLE POST - COULDN'T FIND IT SO REPOSTING   Hello everyone, I have just signed up.  My ex partner who i am still...

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  • Hi my dad has prostate cancer it spread to his lymph nodes and bones he has had cemotherapy and it has got rid of the initial cancer but I'm worrie...

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  • Hi everyone I am feeling a bit lost and joining this site might help a little. in late 2015 my Dad was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer, complet...

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  • Hello everyone, My mums has just been diagnosed with oesophageal cancer we don't know much more other than that is spread they can't operate an...

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  • Hi All, Just a little note to say that I am thinking of you all at Christmas Time. This time in 2008 I didn't realise that soon after Christmas I...

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  • Hi this is my first time here and I don't know what to do! My mum has stage4 lung cancer. She had surgery last December and we were told they caugh...

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  • One of my closest friend overcame breast cancer 4 years ago, only to be diagnosed now with multiple brain tumours of one of the worse kind(lep...

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  • I found out a few days ago my mum has stage 3 breast cancer. I am a wreck and terrified of what's going to happen. As s health care professional my...

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  • I was diagnosed with non Hodgkin's lymphoma 18 months ago. I didn't want to discuss my diagnosis with acquaintances or even certain family members...

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  • Hi everyone, I'm a newbie :( , my beautiful husband was diagnosed with oesophagal cancer a few weeks ago, he's stage 3 but localised spread only a...

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  • My best friend has had HLH for two years now. I don't know how many people will know what that is, but I know it is a condition which Maggie's offe...

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  • Hi all  I'm relieved to find your wonderful community. I'm feeling like a I really need some support right now. My mum is in her 70s and rec...

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