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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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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Radio Interview

You may have heard two of our wonderful members – Sarah Quigley and Sarah O’Neill being interviewed by Miriam O’Callaghan on RTE 1 on Sunday morning. Big thanks for sharing your experiences to help highlight the need for a survivor service. They did us proud and you can hear the interview here – it starts at 36 mins…

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CanCare4Living Roadshow kicks off in Cork – Thursday 15 February 2018

CanCare4Living and the Boyne Research Institute were honored to host a SURVIVORSHIP MEETING in the Clayton Hotel Cork City on Thursday 15 February 2018 – International Childhood Cancer day. The purpose of this meeting was to raise awareness of late effects including both health effects and psychosocial consequences for survivors, to discuss long-term follow-up, and…

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Pancare Meeting – Lübeck – October 3-5 2017

Lübeck, the Hanseatic city on the Baltic, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, will be the host for the next PanCare meeting (www.pancare.eu).  The dates are noon to noon, 3-5 October 2017. Sessions will deal with “Endocrine Late Effects after Treatment for Childhood or Adolescent Cancer”, “Survivorship from the survivors’ perspective”, as well as “Long-Term Guidelines after Hematopoietic…

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PRESS RELEASE – Launch of the National Cancer Strategy 2017.

CanCare4Living whole-heartedly welcomes and supports today’s announcement by the Minister for Health that provision of Long-Term Follow-Up care is included in the new ten-year National Cancer Control Program. CanCare4Living’s Chairperson Patricia McColgan says that “this new focus on long-term follow-up care will improve the quality of life and well-being of all survivors of childhood and adolescent…

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Invitation to the Spring Conference of PanCare.

Alexander Hotel, Dublin from 27 to 29 May. PanCare is a European-wide non-profit organisation of medical specialists, cancer survivors and supporters – their aim is to ensure that every European survivor of childhood & adolescent cancer receives optimal long-term care. Along with Boyne Research Institute, a non-profit research organisation based in Drogheda, CanCare4Living is hosting the…

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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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