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Support groups worldwide

Support groups worldwide
Smiling people sitting in a support group
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In many countries around the world, cancer societies provide independent information, advice and support to patients. When you are thinking about your treatment options, it can be useful to get independent advice and information. These societies can have specialist cancer health professionals that you can telephone, or drop in centres that you can talk through your diagnosis, treatment options or recovery.
Take a look at this list, and if you or a person you know is having radiation therapy, we would suggest sharing the list with them.

International organisations

Australia

Belgium

Canada

Colombia

Croatia

Finland

Germany

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

  • Tree of Life: Support group for oncology patients
  • Vita: Support group for breast cancer patients

Netherlands

New Zealand

There are a range of support services for Maori and Pacific Island patients in New Zealand which are often embedded in their own local communities.

Nigeria

Pakistan

Portugal

Russia

Serbia

Spain

South Africa

Switzerland

United Kingdom

United States

Do you know of any other support groups for radiation therapy patients?

  • In the comment section below, add in a link from your country and we can update the list. This might help other people undergoing radiation therapy treatment or their carers and families.
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