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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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  • 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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  • My dear friend who has shown me love and support over the years has cancer and I fear may be getting a diagnosis today that she has lost the battle...

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  • My whole world fell apart when my mum told me on 6/11/14 that she'd been diagnosed with breast cancer that afternoon. Now my mums a very strong per...

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  • Evening folks, so...where to begin. 3 weeks ago my mum got diagnosed with cancer...tumour in her oesophagus, spread to lymph nodes, liver and lungs...

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  • What do you say to your husband who is suffering with chemotherapy ? It's been 5 months now since he found out he has colon cancer which spread to ...

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  • Hi my husband 48 has just been diagnosed with bowel cancer which has spread to liver. He started xelox chemotherapy last week, and since then has t...

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  • I am frustrated and need more exercise to release some built up anger and frustration My partner is unwell with cancer and on radiotherapy... My ...

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  • Hi, I've been "online" at Maggies for the last few months but haven't posted as yet. My father was diagnosed with bowel cancer last year (Stage T3...

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  • Hi my name is Ellen and i am 28 years old my mum (Sheila) just passed away on the 18th October 2009.  3 years ago my mum was diagnoised with c...

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  • I didn't even know that my dad was sick and last wednesday he told me he's been diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer that's already spread to his ...

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  • First post on this site, my dad has secondary bowl and prostate cancer (he had two primaries - not sure what the odds are on that...). He is under ...

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  • I'm not sure why I'm on here or what I expect. My father who has been an invincible businessman all his life is now 71 and in the past 3 months has...

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  • Hello, I have a question about my dad and his mental state more than cancer itself, so I'm really hoping you can help or give me advice please. M...

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  • I only started seeing my partner in May of 2015, she told me her dad had prostate cancer that was being treated and managed. However, over the last...

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  • Our son had his school christmas fair on Friday and we simply forgot to give him any extra money so he could do any of the activities. Well there ...

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  • I have heard today that my 53 year old sister has been diagnosed with acute Leukemia. It is a total shock to everyone. She is in hospital and is st...

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  • My mum has Alzheimer's, not too badly yet as she still looks after herself at home but her short-term memory isn't good.  She was diagnosed a ...

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  • My mum had an emergency operation 9 days ago in which the doctors discovered very advanced cancer. They called me in to the hospital to tell me the...

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  • Hello I've just joined here and I'm very frustrated. My husband was diagnosed with oropharyngeal ca 3 days ago. We need to wait until Tuesday to ...

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  • My brother began feeling unwell in early spring this year. After several weeks of waiting (0ver 8 in total) for tests to be done etc, we got the ne...

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