Local Cancer Support Groups

Breast Cancer Support Group – Redcar

  • Meetings: Monthly – last Thursday, 2pm
  • Location: The Palace Hub, Redcar Seafront, 28-29 Esplanade, Redcar, TS10 3AE
  • Contact: Sue on 07794 299048 or Val on 07809 879610
  • Click here to view flyer

Shine  – for any type of cancer patient; age range 20s, 30s, 40s

Bowel Cancer Patients & Carers Support Group

  • Meetings:  Every three months
  • Location: Trinity Holistic Centre, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW
  • Contact: Colorectal nursing team  –  Tel: 01642 854847

Breast Cancer Support Group – Positively Pink, Middlesbrough

  • Meetings: Monthly – 1st Wednesday, 6.30pm – 8pm
  • Location: Trinity Holistic Centre, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW
  • Contact: Judith Pennington 01642 285418 or Angela Harker 07919 980398

Breast Cancer Support Group  – Darlington and Teesdale

  •  Meetings: Monthly  – 1st Tuesday, 7.30pm – 9.30pm
  • Location: Darlington Memorial  Hospital , Floor C , Surgical Outpatients Dept
  • Contact: Specialist nurse  – Tel: 01325 743290

Breast Cancer Support Group – Northallerton & District (incl Coverdale, Swaledale & Thirsk)

  • Meetings: Monthly -3rd Wednesday, 7pm – 9pm
  • Location: Scott Suite, Friarage Hospital, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1JG
  • Contact:
    • Irene Boreham – Tel: 01677 422481
    • Val Wilson – Tel: 01609 775696 (evenings)
    • Breast care nurses –Tel: 01609 764622

Secondary Breast Cancer Support Group – Stockton

  • Meetings: Alternate Wednesdays, 6pm – 8pm
  • Location: Butterwick Hospice, Stockton on Tees
  • Contact: Tel: 0845 077 1893

Secondary Breast Cancer Support Group  – nr York and Harrogate

Haematology Support Group – North Yorkshire

  • Meetings: Monthly – 2nd Thursday, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
  • Location: Front Lounge, Golden Lion Hotel, 114 High Street, Northallerton
  • Contact: Graham Lane , Tel: 01609 760191
  • Email: 2grahamlane@gmail.com

Teesside Lymphoma Support Group

  • Meetings: Monthly – 2nd Thursday, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
  • Location: Trinity Holistic Centre, The James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road , Middlesbrough,
  • Contact:
    • David  – Tel: 01325 462297
    • Johnny – Tel: 01325 243140

Lymphoedema Support Group  – Darlington & Teesside

  • Meetings: 3rd Tuesday, every two months
  • Location: Darlington Memorial Hospital, Floor C, Surgical Outpatients Dept
  • Contact: Specialist  nurse Tel: 01325 743290

Mesothelioma – NASAG: North East Asbestos Support & Awareness Group

Oesophageal/ Gastric Cancer Support Group

  • Meetings: Every four months
  • Location: Trinity Holistic Centre, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
  • Contact: Clinical nurse specialist – Helen Wescott,  Tel: 01642 282874
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Ovarian Cancer  – OVA the Rainbow, Middlesbrough

  • Meetings: 1st Friday of the month, 11am – 1pm
  • Location: Trinity Centre, North Ormesby Market Square, Middlesbrough
  • Contact: Clinical nurse specialist – Jane McNeil, Tel: 01642 282418

Ovarian Cancer –  OVA the Rainbow, Northallerton

  • Meetings: 1st Tuesday of the month, 2pm – 3.30pm
  • Location: Allerton Court Hotel, Northallerton
  • Contact: Nurse specialist  –  Maggie Wright, Tel: 01609 4764688
  • Click here to view leaflet

Partners in Prostate Support Group

  • Meetings: Every three months
  • Location: Trinity Holistic Centre, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW
  • Contact: Lynne Kershaw – Tel: 07920 415321

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Testicular Cancer  – web based support group

  • Membership: Patients of  The James Cook University Hospital and Friarage Hospital
  • Contact:  01642 282497