CanCare4Living Survivors Meeting Thursday 3 May, 2018 Talbot Hotel, Carlow

Treatment for cancer diagnosed during childhood or adolescence is now so successful that most children and adolescents will live long and fruitful lives. However, the treatments that produce a cure in most children can be harsh and may have serious health consequences for otherwise healthy organs. CanCare4Living and the Boyne Research Institute are sponsoring a…

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NCCP Focus Groups

We are delighted that the National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) is conducting a national qualitative study this month on survivorship after childhood cancer. This is a really important piece of work and we very much hope the output will bring us closer to the start of a survivors service. It is a wonderful opportunity for survivors and their…

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Bike Challenge 2015 – Tuscany, Italy.

Bike Challenge 2015 Date: Saturday, May 23 Place: Limestre (Pistoia – Tuscany, Italy) Participants: from 20 to 30 survivors aged from 18 to 30 years belonging to the different European Countries (even if not included in PanCare setting) Key issues: survivors will be fully reimbursed everybody has to provide by him/herself for travel (keeping, for…

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Inaugural meeting of CanCare4Living: On: Tuesday 21st October 2014

CanCare4Living holds its Inaugural Meeting on October 21st in the Mansion House Dublin, to be opened by the Lord Mayor. Speakers include Professor Owen Smith (Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital), Deirdre Murphy (Irish Cancer Society), Evelyn Griffith (CanTeen Ireland) and Dr Julianne Byrne (BRI). Lunch and networking at 1pm and the official meeting starts at 2pm/3.30pm. All interested parties are welcome to attend.

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Irish Cancer Society National Survivorship Conference, Aviva Stadium

At the Irish Cancer Society National Survivorship Conference, Karen Kinehan, clinical nurse specialist from Chicago, presented to survivors and to parents. Garry & Patricia also presented and the session was chaired by Prof Owen Smith of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin. Karen also presented to the main session of the survivors conference and to Trinity…

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