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Support Groups

Cancer Council Northern Territory conducts a number of support groups to cater for a wide range of client needs. Support group meetings provide interaction with peers and the opportunity to share experiences. It is a supportive environment which allows discussion of cancer related issues.

Meeting themes are varied and guest speakers are invited from time to time. There are occasions when the meeting time, date or venue may be changed to fit in with the availability of guest speakers.

If you wish to attend a meeting for the first time or would like some more information, please call the Cancer Council NT office to confirm dates and venues on (08) 8944 1800 or email:

Face to Face Support Groups

  • Mens Get Together (Darwin)
  • Womens Get Together (Darwin and Coolalinga)
  • Cancer Information Group (Darwin)
  • Women's Advanced Cancer Support Group (Darwin)
  • NT Ostomy Support Group (Darwin)
  • Katherine Cancer Support Group (Katherine)

Other Support Groups

There may be other community based support groups in Darwin, Katherine and Alice Springs. For more information in your area please contact Cancer Council NT office on (08) 8944 1800.

Telephone and Internet Support Groups

Professionally facilitated support from the comfort of your home or workplace. Participa ?tion is free and available throughout Australia. If you are interested in knowing more, call our national referral line on 1300 755 632 or call the Cancer Council NT office on (08) 8944 1800 or email the programs below.

Telephone and Internet Groups Currently Available
Telephone group (contact: group (contact:
Advanced Breast Cancer Mouth, nose and throat Cancer
Advanced Cancer (General) Gynaecological cancer
Brain Tumour Expressive writing
Life After Loss (bereavement) Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETS)
Pancreatic Cancer  
Carer Group  
 Anal Cancer (for gay & bisexual men)  

This page was last updated on: Monday, February 12, 2018

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