Cancer support

If you or someone you know has been affected by cancer, we can support you. Find out about support services and programmes offered by the Irish Cancer Society and affiliated cancer support centres and groups. 

Talk to us on our Cancer Nurseline Freephone 1800 200 700
Monday-Friday 10am-4pm

Find out what support is available to anyone affected by cancer. We'll tell you more about the different types of support provided by support groups affiliated to the Irish Cancer Society: what they do, who participates in them and if they're the right thing for you. 

See our online directory of local cancer support centres, groups and services

Find out more about the Survivor Support programme. Speak to someone who has been through a cancer diagnosis.  Find out more

If you have been affected by secondary cancer, you may be interested in our Living Life programme.


We can connect you with counsellors to talk about anything that's on your mind, and we fund the cost.  Find out more 
Complementary therapies include relaxation and psychotherapy, something that you can do along with your conventional therapies. We'll tell you what's involved and how to get such therapies. Find out more

Online Community

Talk to others affected by cancer online. 

We offer training and support for cancer support groups and services across Ireland.  Find out how to become an affiliated support group of the Irish Cancer Society.
Find out about our monthly newsletter for cancer support centres.

Find out more about  Living Well with Cancer - National Conference for Cancer Survivorship. Read more

You are not alone. Remember you can call the Cancer Nurseline or call into visit one our Daffodil Centres in hospitals across the country and speak to a cancer specialist nurse.