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Support Groups

Hunter Breast Cancer Information and Support Group

An information and support group for people living with breast cancer.

Monthly meetings are held to provide people experiencing breast cancer, and their families, the opportunity to participate in and learn about topics relevant to living with a breast cancer diagnosis.

Calvary Mater Hospital Newcastle
Platt Street, Waratah
Room 2064
Level 2
10am – 12pm.
Morning tea provided.

Meeting dates for 2018

  • 28 June
  • 26 July
  • 23 August
  • 27 September
  • 25 October
  • 29 November

Download the PDF flyer for more information on session topics.

For more information please contact Rebecca Chenery 4014 4752

Lymphoedema Support Group

Last Tuesday each month (except December & January)
Maitland Leagues Club
Sue Harley 4930 7115 or 4959 7373

Port Stephens Women’s Cancer Support Group

3rd Monday each month, 10am
Baroque Coffee House
Magnus St Nelson Bay
Cathy Turner 0427 767 388

Hunter Breast Cancer Education and Support Network

Members of the Education Committee are all volunteers who donate their time, professional skills and experience to educate and support not just women with breast cancer but also their families and the wider community in which these women live.

They are passionately committed to working collaboratively to ensure that all women of the Hunter diagnosed with breast cancer and their families have access to the best information and support available, whether they are treated within the private or public health systems.

For more information visit:

Advanced Cancer Support Group – Women’s Space

3rd Thursday each month except Jan, 10am-12pm, Uniting Church Complex
158 Marshall St Garden Suburb
Fiona Harris or Mal Fletcher (Social Workers)
Phone 4985 0300 for more information.

CanSisters – Women’s Social Support Group

3rd Wednesday each month, 6.30-8.30pm
Phone 0409 153 689 for more information.

Gynae Girls

Women’s Cancer Support for all ages and stages
2nd Thursday each month (except January) 6.30-8pm
Cancer Council
Level 1, 215 Pacific Hwy Charlestown
Contact: Janette Gilbert 0415 130 390

Tomaree Breast Cancer Support Group

1st Monday each month (members), 5pm
Nelson Bay Bowling Club

Last Thursday each month (patients), 10am
Depz Restaurant Nelson Bay

Taurie Lalor 0431 864 778

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