Need help with your cancer journey?

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, they may experience feelings of shock, anger, or confusion. Even the most supportive family members, friends, or employers cannot understand exactly how it feels to go through a cancer journey.


A cancer support group is one way for individuals to interact with other people in similar circumstances.

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What to expect?

A safe and welcoming space for people to get to know each other and get the support they need. Meetings are social and informative and designed to provide peer support as well as up to date information and current good practice for people who have undergone a laryngectomy.

Support provided:
• Peer encouragement
• Reduction in social isolation
• Information about cancer services and treatment
• Fun and friendship

Rear view of senior woman supporting her friend while they sitting at psychotherapy session with other older people

“Sharing your story in a safe space with others in similar circumstances can help someone living with a laryngectomy to process emotions around their diagnosis and treatment”

Caroline Hart, Group Work Coordinator

About the service

This support group is run by a Cancer Nurse specialist in Head and Throat cancer and an experienced Cancer Focus NI facilitator.


The support group meets in person four times per year and is often delivered from the charity’s head office or other locations in the greater Belfast area.


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How to access the service

Please contact our team on 028 9066 3281 or email


Alternatively, you can complete the contact form below and a member of our team will be in touch:


    It is thanks to generous donations that we can continue to deliver vital complimentary cancer support services to thousands of people and families each year.


    We keep all donations local and invest 82pence in every £1 directly towards the delivery of our services.