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.
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.
Lung cancer and lung metasteses
Current treatments and living well with symptoms
Cancer Council Queensland and the Lung Foundation are offering an opportunity for people living with lung cancer, and their carers, to hear about therapy options, clinical trials and ways to manage the challenges of living with lung cancer or lung metastases.
Gynaecological cancers: Treatment and survivorship
This free information session, hosted by Cancer Council Queensland, is an opportunity for women affected by gynaecological cancer (ovarian, cervical, uterine, vaginal) to hear about current treatments, clinical trials, managing challenges and living well after treatment.