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Find support groups, centres and charities across the region to meet new friends, or to find a friendly ear to listen.

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Living With Secondary Breast Cancer meet-up group (Manchester City Centre)
Breast Cancer Care monthly meet-ups for a chance to chat and share experiences with others with a secondary diagnosis. Longer sessions with guest expert speakers every other month. Topics include pain management, fatigue and benefits. Refreshments provided, including lunch at the longer sessions. Events also offered for Younger Women With Secondaries Together.
16th August at 11am
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Beechwood Cancer Care (Stockport)
Coffee mornings for all
Alternate Thursday mornings 10am – 12.00pm
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Sunflowers Support Group
A group for women to meet others in their local area for friendship and mutual support and learn about health and wellbeing during and after cancer. An opportunity for advice and support from gynaecological nurse specialists in an informal setting. Supported by Target Ovarian Cancer
Wednesday mornings, around every two months from 10.30am to 12.30pm at the Trafford Centre
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Breast Cancer Care - Moving Forward Course
This free four-week programme examines some of the issues that may affect you. It aims to provide information, support and professional guidance on how to cope with and adjust to life after treatment. Topics covered may include: healthy eating, exercise, managing menopausal symptoms, lymphoedema, cancer fatigue, intimacy and relationships, and adjusting and adapting after a diagnosis of breast cancer. The course is open to people who have had a breast cancer diagnosis within the last two years.
4th August, 12pm-3pm, Wythenshawe
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Maggie's
Your Maggie’s Centre is staffed by friendly professionals who can help you find the support you need. Their expertise is freely available to you in one-to-one sessions, workshops or supportive groups. 
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Beachwood Cancer Care

Beechwood Cancer Care Centre is a registered charity based in Stockport. It was established in 1990 as a day care centre to help and support patients, carers and family members who are affected by cancer and other life limiting illness. Beechwood Cancer Care Centre is here to support people with the shock of diagnosis and throughout their journey.

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Breast Cancer Care

Groups, meet ups and events in your area with other people in your situation.

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Greater Manchester Cancer

Charities and support groups provide valuable support to patients living with cancer. We will be developing this section over time to share details of charities supported by our Pathway Boards.

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Being There

Being There can support you in a number of ways to help you manage your illness. We can provide emotional support – someone to talk to when you feel like it, practical help at home, support and transport to hospital appointments, outings and social activities.

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Cancer Chat

Talk to other people affected by cancer on the Cancer Research UK Cancer Chat forum.

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