The Waikato/Bay of Plenty Cancer Society offers a therapeutic massage service to support your physical and emotional wellbeing while undergoing cancer treatment.
Many people find massage helps relieve pain and tension, improve sleep and allows them to better manage the side effects of treatment.
The Cancer Society has massage therapists in Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua and has an outreach programme with 20 massage therapists available for referrals throughout the region. Massage is offered for up to six sessions; your supportive care nurse can provide information about availability in your area.
As the Cancer Society relies on donations and fundraising to operate, there is a small fee for this service.