Breast cancer

Support groups are available across the Northern Health and Social Care Trust area to offer support and information to ladies who have breast cancer.

Meetings

Meetings are held five or six times a year and cover topics such as nutritional advice, exercise, complimentary therapies and body image issues. They are informal and offer ladies an opportunity to meet with other women who have experienced a similar diagnosis.

Antrim Support Group

Tel: 028 9442 4874

Coleraine Support Group
Tel: Freephone 0800 7833339

Mid Ulster Support Group

Tel: 028 7963 2534


Transition Support Group

There is also the Transition Support Group which offers support to ladies who have completed their treatment but feel isolated and insecure. The ‘Transition; Support Group provides women the opportunity to meet with other breast cancer patients for support and information-giving at this crucial time.

The meetings are held by a trained counsellor and a breast care nurse.


Meetings

The Transition Support Group meets for eight sessions, one per week for eight weeks. Each session lasts two hours. Meetings are held at Willow House, Antrim Area Hospital at 10.30am.


Who else can help?    

Ulster Cancer Foundation
40-42 Eglantine Avenue
Belfast
Tel: 028 9066 3281
Freephone: 0800 7833339

British Association of Cancer united Patients (BACUP)
3 Bath Place
Rivington Street
London
EC2A 3JR
Freephone: 0800 663281


Breast Cancer Care
26 Harrison Street
Kings Cross
London
WC1H 8JG
Freephone: 0808 8006000

 

 

 

Page last updated:09 March 2015