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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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General conversations to join in and talk with other members and the Online team

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     Hello all,   Just to say I have updated the Benefits Blog explaining the available range of Benefits Support in the Online Centre . &...

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    Hello everyone, Tomorrow, October 10th, is World Hospice Day. Hospice care can provide specialist symptom control, advice, psychological support a...

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    Thank you to all of you who have already completed our annual survey  your feedback is much appreciated and helpd us to develop our online sup...

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    The lovely people at Ellie’s friends have asked me to remind all Maggie’s Visitors about their organisation.   Ellie's Friends ha...

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  • 5 members of my family took part in and completed Maggie's Culture Crawl 2015. We would like to say many thanks to the amazing volunteers. They wer...

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    Hello all, Just a reminder of the new times for the Benefits Support Group - Tuesday evenings 7pm to 8pm. To find out more about the group and th...

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    Hello everyone, There are some days, when a simple cheerful word, or a contact from a friend, can just lift the spirits. Sitting in the cancer 'bu...

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    Hello everyone, The joy of online is that messages can be answered pretty quickly (although it may take a few days if it's for a member of the tea...

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    Hello everyone, As it's August Bank Holiday in England and Wales on Monday (31st) - the Maggie's Online Centre team will be away from their lap to...

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    Hello everyone, Over the last few days, there seems to have been a slight technical hitch with my Maggie's Online Centre messages - as in I'm not ...

  • Dear All, My wife and I are going through the process of setting up Lasting Powers of Attorney for both financial and health. On the health side ...

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  • hello there, does anyone know if taking pomi-t  supplement can help with inoperable liver  cancer,or is there anthing els...

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  • I am new to this site and cancer/chemo! Can someone advise me whether I can have my hair dyed while on chemo (capecitabine & oxaliplatin)? My h...

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    Hello everyone, You may have noticed that Maggie's Online Centre was not available last night, for a number of hours. It is now up and running aga...

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    A subject many people ask about is to do with weight.  In cancer there seems no happy medium - there can be weight loss worries for some, with...

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    I am delighted to let you know that our new information Website Maggie’s CancerLinks is now live  Maggie’s Cancerlinks aims to he...

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    Hi everyone, I'm putting my laptop away for a few days, and having a 'staycation' looking at local walks and beaches etc. I'll miss being online, ...

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    Good morning all, Just a reminder of the Benefits Support Group session is at lunchtime today from 12pm to 1pm. It's an informal space to ask gen...

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    Hello everyone, As we all quietly melt in the heat wave - may I apologise for some ongoing technical issues with Maggie's Online Centre today. Thi...

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  • Hello,breast cancer remission/45 years old,pre menopause   I am taking tamoxifen,since dec when chemotherapy finished.I am finding it hard to...

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    Hi everyone, Just a reminder that 'Kitchen Table Live' is on - 11am - 12 noon today. If you're passing through the centre, and would like to chat ...

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    Hello everyone, It's some time since I talked about one of the many online support groups we run online. Our 'Living with cancer' group meets onli...

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    Hi all, It's Friday, it's nearly 12.00pm and it's time for the benefits support group :-) ! Please feel free to come and join us for a chat on al...

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    Hi everyone, I'll be at the virtual 'Kitchen Table' for anyone to drop into the room and perhaps chat with me and other online members - it's on f...

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    Hello everyone, Just a quick reminder that the benefits support group meets today and every Friday lunchtime - between 12.00pm and 1.pm All are w...

  • Hi I just wanted to share this to hpefully encourage others.  I started doing a COSCA Course (Counselling Skills) in Sept 2012 four weeks befo...

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  • hello,finished chemotherapy in dec 2014.I have since heard and been asked to take part in goverment /hospital university trial on the effects of ch...

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  • Would like to chat to someone who has gone through 'anal cancer' treatment. How do you feel now. I got the 'all clear' September 2013. Still feel n...

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    Our physical Centres all have  large kitchen tables  which are the setting for many chats, introductions and sharing of experiences over ...

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    Hi everyone, The 'Food for Thought' live session yesterday was thought provoking and interesting...and there was a range of diverse topics about d...

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