Head and Neck Cancer Resources and Links

Australian resources

 Cancer Council NSW


 Cancer Council Australia

Understanding Head and Neck Cancer: A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends


 Cancer Institute


 UNSW – National Centre for Cancer Survivorship


 Lifehouse


 Beyond Five


 The Swallows Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

Support for all affected by Head and Neck Cancer Patients, Carers & Family Members, Australian Edition

https://www.facebook.com/HeadAndNeckCancerSupportAustralia/


 Queensland Government – Queensland Health Nutrition Education Materials Online

Preparing to eat well during radiotherapy to the head and neck area

Eating after radiotherapy to the head and neck area

 



International resources

 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre

 MD Anderson Cancer Centre

 American Institute for Cancer Research

 Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC)

 American Cancer Society – Cancer Survivors Network

 The Swallows Head and Neck Cancer Support Group UK


Support groups

Head and Neck Support Group – Calvary Mater Newcastle

4th Wednesday of each month

 2pm – 4pm

Calvary Mater Newcastle, Level 2, Room 2064 (the room is opposite the Radiotherapy Treatment Area – near the Auxiliary lolly sellers)


Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Social Group

 2nd Monday in February, April, June, August, October, December

 Lambton Bowling Club

 0410 012 318


Laryngectomee Support Group

 3rd Tuesday every month

 12.30pm

 Mayfield Bowling Club, Ingall Street

 02 4954 8308


Telephone support groups

Advanced Cancer

For people whose cancer has moved from its original site

 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month

 1.30pm – 2.30pm

 Call Cancer Council 13 11 20 or 1300 755 632

 tsg@nswcc.org.au


Carer

For people who are providing primary care for a family member, friend or loved one with a cancer diagnosis.

Call Cancer Council 13 11 20 or 1300 755 632

 tsg@nswcc.org.au