Cancer Council Queensland offers a range of support and information sessions throughout the year, in locations across the state. These sessions are conducted in a supportive group environment for people affected by cancer, their carers, partners, friends and families.
Presentations from experienced health professionals cover general awareness, side effects and treatment, survivorship, healthy living and coping tools such as mindfulness meditation.
Our programs assist people to adjust to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer by providing:
- Support – providing the opportunity to share experiences with others going through a similar experience.
- Information – about cancer and treatments to help people prepare for treatment and to participate better in treatment decisions.
- Skills training – relaxation techniques and helpful ways to managing thinking.
You can view the event details and book any of the upcoming information sessions by clicking ‘More Information’.
Interested in our Mindfulness Programs? Please go to our page on Mindfulness Programs
Upcoming Public Information Sessions
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If you need further information, please phone Cancer Council on 13 11 20.
Living with Bowel Cancer
A free support and information session to help people diagnosed with colorectal cancer, their friends and families.
This free program will provide people with information on issues affecting people living with bowel cancer. Participants will learn about the diagnosis and treatment options, strategies for managing dietary intake and coping mechanisms that may be helpful with relationships.