cancer support group


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cancer support group

A group of cancer patients who meet regularly to share their experiences in coping with cancer; the group may be led by a social worker, oncology nurse, other health practitioner or a knowledgeable patient, especially one who has survived the ordeal.
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Over the years before her untimely death Liz raised more than pounds 16,000 for the breast unit at University Hospital of North Tees where she was treated and she was a member of GentleLady care breast cancer support group.
Admission is pounds 5, including refreshments, and all proceeds will be donated to the Marie Curie Cancer care and Macmillan Cancer Support Group.
Solihull Cancer Support Group will get together at the SIMTR Conference Centre, Parkway Hospital, Damson Parkway, at 7.
Staff from Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry and the Digestive Tract Cancer Support Group are among those taking part.
Northumberland Cancer Support Group are holding a fashion extravaganza on April 2, in The Queen's Hall, at 7.
She founded Vital Options, a nonprofit cancer support group to ensure others affected by cancer got accurate information and moral support.
As part of the celebration, Boston Market will donate 1,000 meals, including 1,000 pounds of its made-from-scratch mashed potatoes, to the Second Helping program of the Greater Boston Food Bank and $1,000 to a Boston-area breast cancer support group.
A CANCER support group set up in Kirklees has reached a special milestone.
BREAST cancer support group The Lily Centre is preparing for a special night of celebration and fundraising with a gala ball this Saturday at the Adelphi Hotel.
THE FRIARAGE Hospital's breast cancer support group will be 'in the pink' at a spring fair in Northallerton Town Hall on Saturday April 5.
Co-ordinator Linda Holmes, a former nurse-manager at the hospital, who was diagnosed with breast cancer six years ago, said: "There are about 10 of us and we used to call ourselves the Nuneaton Breast Cancer Support Group, meeting on a monthly basis.
GLENDALE - A free Breast Cancer Support Group meets Wednesday afternoons at Glendale Adventist Medical Center.

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