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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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  • we run a small village newsagents, things are tough at the moment, but were managing to keep it afloat, then 3 months ago my wife of 42 yrs got n...

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    Those of you who have visited our physical Centre will know that  the kitchen table  is at the centre of each one – a place to happ...

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  •   I stood by your bed last night; I came to have a peep. I could see that you were crying you found it hard to sleep. I spoke to you softly...

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  • So this is my first time visiting this site. I was diagnised with breast cancer in 2012 after routine mammogram. Mastectomy chemotherapy and radiot...

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  • I just popped in today as I have not been on the site for quite some time.  I keep feeling I should be back to normal now after two years.&nbs...

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    Hello everyone, If you have recently been diagnosed with cancer, or are going through cancer treatment, it can be a time when you feel isolated, w...

  • I get the usual 3 days of steroids, starting the day before treatment, and as usual I can't sleep. I followed the advice to take the 2nd dose at lu...

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  • Hi I understand that the Nutritionalist Caroline maybe doing a cookery demonstration at Cheltenham in Feb. I would really like to attend and won...

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  • 2 years ago I had stage 3 breast cancer. After 2 operations, the removal of 40 lymph nodes, 6 sessions of chemotherapy and 6 weeks of radiotherapy ...

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    Hello, I'm not really here, as I am away on annual leave until Pembrokeshire New Year (Jan 13th). Shh..don't tell Robyn... However, I have posted...

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    Hello everyone, We are back today, after the Christmas break, and in that time, I'm aware we have gained lots of new online members. A warm welcom...

  • Hi All, I have recently ( 6 weeks ago) been diagnosed with prostate cancer with secondaries in my bones. Am 58 years young. Not curable say the doc...

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    The Online team will be taking a break over the Christmas holidays from the evening of 24th december returning on Monday 5th January. In the meanti...

  • This will be a difficult time for some of you at Maggie's on line and just to let you know that you will all be in my thoughts. I would like to wi...

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    Hello, I'm sorting out my diary for the new year, and it's very satisfying writing in a new diary, not yet full of my usual illegible scribbles. ...

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    Hello everyone,We are currently taking applications for our innovative online course to help those people who have been struggling to keep weight d...

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    Sue “susieq” and I will be meeting up for most of today planning the online programme for 2015. We will be keeping an eye on our messag...

  • To view article copy & paste this link into your browser  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2854179/Health-notes-New-fluorescent-...

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  • My name is Jane, I'm 63 and I live in Oxford. I was diagnosed with myeloma in June. I don't know anyone with this cancer (and had never heard of it...

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    A final reminder of our annual survey which finishes on 30th November.  you don't need to be  a registered member to complete it and your...

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    Thank you to those of you who have already completed our survey, letting us know what you think about Maggie's Online Centre. For those of you who ...

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    Hello  A few of you have  been having trouble logging in to the Online Centre  or resetting passwords.  We are looking into th...

  • It is nearly one year since my mastectomy. I am trying to decide about reconstruction. One day I'm definitely going to go for it, and the next I'm ...

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    Hi everyone, You may have already read Robyn's blog 'Let us know what you think....', about our annual survey. This is an opportunity for any of o...

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    Hi I'm just wondering if anyone has had an issue with this? I am 5/6 through FEC-T,  with FEC as second 3 cycles.  Every day since I s...

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  • I am so excited that yesterday my work colleauges and I started the couch to 5K. We started off with a 5 minute brisk walk and 90 seconds run and c...

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  • Hello all, I'm feeling extremely emotional most of the time and I just wondered if that was normal? I had my mastectomy in May, my little dog had ...

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  • I was diagnosed last year with breast cancer. I've had a mastectomy, chemo and radiotherapy. I have heard about bone density tests. But I've never ...

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  • Hello everyone, I was watching Fox News last night and saw an interview with a lady talking about Maggies in the UK, I had never heard of it. ...

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  • Unsure if this is the correct section to be posting, but here goes.... :) My (male) partner is currently undergoing chemotherapy (temozolomide) fo...

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