Breast cancer support

Breast cancer support

  • Support services and information for people affected by breast cancer and their family/whānau.
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Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition(external link) 
How and where to get support as you undergo treatment for breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Foundation (NZ)(external link) 
Freephone 0800 BCNURSE (0800 226 8773) Monday–Friday, or find a breast cancer group in your region in their online directory. If you have questions or concerns about breast cancer you can contact their specialist nurses for advice and find out about our resources to support you including new patient packs, heart pillows/drain bags, counselling and rehab support.

Breast Cancer Support(external link) 
Freephone 0800 273 222. Run by women who have experienced breast cancer. Provides phone counselling and support groups.

Breastfed NZ Facebook page(external link) 
Online support for people affected by breast cancer and their family/whānau.

Cancer Society of NZ(external link) 
Freephone 0800 226 237 (or 0800 CANCER). Support for when you or someone you care about has cancer.

National Screening Unit - Breastscreen Aotearoa(external link) 
Freephone 0800 270 200. Personal stories (English & Māori). 

Sweet Louise(external link) 
Freephone 0800 11 22 77. Support to help women with secondary breast cancer.

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