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Check back regularly for upcoming Genesis CancerCare NSW patient events.

Join us for a ‘Girls Night In’

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Join the Hurstville team for a glass of champagne, some nibbles and a fun night out with the girls.

The night is supported by Cancer Council and will feature a fashion parade, aromatherapy oils, massage and lots more. So, grab a friend and let’s get together to help support the thousands of women affected by cancer.

Wednesday 25th October 2017 from 6pm

GenesisCare
Waratah Private Hospital
Chemo Suite, Level 6
31 Dora Street,
Hurstville NSW 2220

$10 admission

Please RSVP by Wednesday 18th October to Judy on (02) 8568 7600 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FREE healthy lifestyle program

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GenesisCare is working with Cancer Council NSW to deliver the ENRICHing Survivorship program to local communities - to motivate, empower and improve survivor’s lifestyle behaviours post treatment.
Over the course of the program attendees will:

  • Hear nutrition recommendations to help them make better food choices, facilitated by an Accredited Practicing Dietitian
  • Find out how to safely improve their fitness, muscle strength and stamina. Begin to reduce fatigue, nausea, pain and anxiety by increasing exercise, facilitated by an Exercise Physiologist
  • Practice yoga & mindfulness techniques designed to improve sleep and reduce anxiety, guided by a qualified yoga instructor
  • Connect with others on a similar journey, share tips and ideas to help live their life well

Program 2 is now running:

Darlinghurst
Friday 23 February
10am to 12pm 

Macquarie
Saturday 24 February
8.30am to 10.30am

Newcastle
Saturday 24 February
10am to 12pm

To reserve your spot please call 1300 360 541 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (include your name, location & phone number).

Look Good Feel Better Workshops 2017

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Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) is a free community service program dedicated to teaching cancer patients how to manage the appearance-related side-effects caused by cancer treatment. Women participate in a practical workshop that covers skincare, make-up and headwear demonstrations, leaving them empowered and ready to face their cancer diagnosis with confidence.

The LGFB workshop runs for approximately two hours, with a focus on practical tips and tricks to help patients overcome temporary changes to their appearance as a result of chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

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Melanoma Support Group

3rd Wednesday of each month, 6:30pm–8:30pm
The Poche Centre, 40 Rocklands Road, North Sydney

Facilitator: Jay Allen (0430 933 012)

North Shore Prostate Cancer Support Group

From 5pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month (except in January)

Where: Level 5, Northern Clinical School. The University of Sydney, Kolling Building (new white building diagonally opposite the multistorey car park). Royal North Shore Hospital, Reserve Road, St. Leonards. Light refreshments are provided at each meeting, and everyone is invited to stay on after the guest speaker’s presentation to enjoy a chat. A small donation or contribution to catering is welcomed.

Mater Hospital Meditation

Run by the pastoral care services team and held every Friday from 3.00pm-3.20pm. Takes place in the Ground Floor Lounge (at the end of McAuley ward) and all are welcome.

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