Northern Cancer Support Groups

Men’s Cancer Support Group

This Cancer Support Group is for men with any cancer diagnosis. Meets every 2nd Thursday of the month. New members are always welcome. Usually Guest Speakers in alternate months. A Cancer Support Co-ordinator facilitates this group and the co-facilitator is the Cancer Care Co-ordinator from the Holman Clinic.

Registrations required.

Contact 6779 1108 or supportservicesnorth@cancertas.org.au

Gynaecological Support Group

A Cancer Support Group to provide opportunities for women with a Gynaecological cancer diagnosis to receive helpful information and support from people who understand. It’s a chance to share your story, encourage and listen to others. Meets every 4th Thursday of the month. New members are always welcome. A Cancer Support Co-ordinator facilitates this group and the co-facilitator is the Clinical Nurse Consultant Adele Hudson for gynaecological oncology services Tasmania wide

Registrations required.

Contact 6779 1108 or supportservicesnorth@cancertas.org.au

General Cancer Support Group

A Cancer Support group for all men and women with a cancer diagnosis. To receive support from people who understand. It’s a chance to share your story, encourage and listen to others. Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month. New members are always welcome. A Cancer Support Co-ordinator facilitates this group.

Registrations required.

Contact 6779 1108 or supportservicesnorth@cancertas.org.au

Young Women’s Cancer Support Group

A Cancer Support Group to provide opportunities for young women with a cancer diagnosis to receive helpful information and support from people who understand. It’s a chance to share your story, encourage and listen to others. Meets the last Thursday of the month. New members are always welcome. A Cancer Support Co-ordinator facilitates this group.

Registrations required.

Contact 6779 1108 or supportservicesnorth@cancertas.org.au

Breast Cancer Support Group

A Cancer Support Group to support women with a breast cancer diagnosis. An opportunity to share your story and receive helpful information and support from people who understand. New members are always welcome. Meets the first Tuesday of the month. A Cancer Support Co-ordinator facilitates this group.

Registrations required.

Contact 6779 1108 or supportservicesnorth@cancertas.org.au

Colo-Rectal Support Group

A Cancer Support Group to support men and women with a colo-rectal cancer diagnosis. An opportunity to share your story and receive helpful information and support from people who understand. New members are always welcome. Meets the3rd Tuesday of the month. A Cancer Support Co-ordinator facilitates this group.

Registrations required.

Contact 6779 1108 or supportservicesnorth@cancertas.org.au

Leukaemia Cancer Support Group

A Cancer Support Group to provide opportunities for both men and women with a blood cancer diagnosis to receive helpful information and support from people who understand. It’s a chance to share your story, encourage and listen to others. Meets the second Friday of alternative months of the year. New members are always welcome. A Clinical Nurse Consultant for Leukaemia Foundation facilitates this group and the co-facilitator is a Cancer Support Co-ordinator.

Registrations required.

Contact 6779 1108 or supportservicesnorth@cancertas.org.au

Telephone Cancer Support Groups

A telephone support group provides people with a cancer diagnosis or carer support and understanding. Participation is free. All that’s needed is a telephone, an hour and a quiet space.

There are a variety of Telephone Cancer Support Groups available to those patients and carers who prefer the convenience and privacy of receiving peer related support in their own home. Members are from all states of Australia.

Groups available are Advanced Cancer (any cancer type); Brain Tumour; Metastatic Breast Cancer; Metastatic Melanoma; Multiple Myeloma; Pancreatic Cancer; Carers group and Life after Loss (Bereavement) Registration required – contact 1300 755 632 or email tsg@nswcc.org.au