Cancer Society of New Zealand (Cant/ West Coast)

The mission of the Cancer Society is to improve community well being by reducing the incidence & impact of cancer. For cancer information & support phone 0800 226 237 (0800CANCER). This helpline is available Mon-Fri 8.30am – 5.30pm. An experienced Registered Nurse to answer any question that you might have.(Any Cancer any question). The Cancer … Continued

Prostate Cancer Foundation

Mission statement: β€œTo create or enhance an environment to empower men to make informed decisions about the diagnosis of, and treatment for, prostate cancer.” Guest speakers talk on a wide range of topics related to prostate problems. Aim to keep formal business to a minimum and spend plenty of time on informal chat, to share … Continued

Look Good Feel Better

Offering all women suffering from cancer a workshop covering hair care and beauty advice. Workshops offer a fun morning of pampering and caring advice. Workshops are held in Christchurch , Timaru and the West Coast and Ashburton and are a free community service. Workshops are held 2 times a month. Pick up an application form … Continued

Breastscreen Aotearoa

BreastScreen Aotearoa is a free national breast screening programme that checks for early breast cancer. This programme is offered to women in New Zealand aged 45-69 who have no symptoms of breast cancer. It aims to reduce the number of women who die from breast cancer. If you want to enrol in the programme or … Continued

Cancer Support – Cancer Society

Offering a wide range of support groups. For descriptions and times of groups please contact Wendy. Also gives info and support for people and families with all types of cancer. For further information, ring Liz at the above telephone number.