Information Sessions

Information session

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.

If would like further information about information sessions, email communitysupportservices@cancerqld.org.au or phone Cancer Council 13 11 20.

Interested in our Mindfulness Programs? Please go to our page on Mindfulness Programs

Upcoming Public Information Sessions

New sessions are added throughout the year, so be sure to check back regularly.

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If you need further information, please phone Cancer Council on 13 11 20.

Research, Hope & Understanding - a free forum for women with ovarian cancer, their family & friends

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Registration ends June 20, 2018

Ovarian Cancer Australia in collaboration with Cancer Council Queensland will deliver an information and support forum for women with ovarian cancer, their family and friends.

The forum will provide the opportunity for women to connect and share their experiences while accessing up to date information presented by key health professionals.

Please visit the registration page for more details on the event


Head and neck cancer forum

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Registration ends July 19, 2018

To mark World Head & Neck Cancer Day, Cancer Council Queensland invites people affected by head and neck cancer to a free information session.

Participants will have the opportunity to gain information and guidance for managing physical and emotional effects of head and neck cancer, as well as discuss related issues with health professionals.

Head and Neck forum flyer