Meet Trichologist Nigel Russell

Tuesday 21 May 2019, 7pm - 9pm
Henderson Methodist Church
cnr Lincoln and Swanson Rds

If you're experiencing hair and scalp issues post chemo, then this evening with Nigel Russell is not to be missed.

Nigel is a qualified trichologist, specialising in the science of hair and scalp.   He has over 40 years experience in the hair industry, has contributed to most health and well being magazines across New Zealand and Australia and is often called on to comment by Beauty Editors. He will bring some samples of his products along to show us.

RSVPs for this event are essential - please email  Karen on 

Nigel Russell

Nigel Russell

Life writing with Jane Bissell

Monday 10 June 2019, 1pm - 3pm
Auckland Cancer Society (Domain Lodge)
1 Boyle Crescent, Grafton, Auckland

Ever wanted to have a go at writing about your life? Here's your chance!

Our Central Auckland Support Group invites author and life writer Jane Bissell to our June meeting.

Jane will talk to us about the value of life writing and how it can help us cope with the challenges of a diagnosis of breast cancer.

Jane is the author of two books about her own breast cancer journey, Welcome to the Amazon Club and The Pink Party. Jane is a working writer with several strings to her bow: writing workshop facilitator, writing coach/mentor, ghostwriter, and life writer. Visit her website to read more.

There will be writing exercises so please bring pen and paper, or your laptop.  Please bring a contribution to our shared lunch if you'd like to.  

For more information, please call 0800 273 222 or email

Parking is available at the Cancer Society - please check in with Reception on arrival.

Jane Bissell
Jane Bissell

"When I was diagnosed with breast cancer I didn't know what to do or how I was going to get through it. I found my way with the help of caring family and friends and by writing about all that I was going through. I kept a journal for the first year and that became the basis for my book Welcome to the Amazon Club. Writing about the challenges of breast cancer can be 'good therapy' and it helped me understand all that was happening to me, and how life changed as a result." 

Jane Bissell 


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