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Have you heard about the free beauty advice service offered at Boots by specially dedicated No 7 Macmillan Beauty Advisors?

We first heard about this fantastic concept two years ago and the service has...

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Thursday, 9 October 2014 15:03:00 Europe/London

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Here is an unusual post from the lovely Jo Taylor's ABC Diagnosis blog, written by Jo's 'chemo buddy' and kindly reproduced here - thanks Jo!

Many of us have friends and family who have had or are unde...

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Things I’ve learned

Tuesday, 12 June 2012 10:53:00 Europe/London

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When I had chemo I learned a lot of new things in a very short time. Many of them are things that I possibly would have preferred not to know. I will share them with you anyway.

1. Don’t blow your nos...

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What your friends can do for you

Wednesday, 6 April 2011 15:30:00 Europe/London

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What your friends can do for you. 

Before breast cancer it had never occurred to me that I didn’t have to do absolutely everything myself. Much is written about giving and getting ‘emotional support’ i...

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Hypnosis feature

Friday, 8 February 2008 13:10:00 Europe/London

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How does hypnosis help with the side effects of cancer treatment?

Eve Kelsey, D Hyp PDCHyp MBSCH is a volunteer therapist at the Fountain Centre, St Luke’s Cancer Centre, Guildford. If you’ve never r...

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