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WCD2020 Supporting Cancer Patients - How to meet the Unmet Needs

On: 31 Jan 2020

WCD2020 Supporting Cancer Patients - How to meet the Unmet Needs

Ahead of World Cancer Day 2020 you are invited to attend a Free event to find out about the supports available to those affected by cancer and learn the results of a research study at East Galway & Midlands Centre



Event Agenda:

12:00-12:05: Welcome and Introduction: Mossey Concannon, Chairman EG&M and Dr Mary Rogan, General Practitioner

12:05 – 12:20 Dr Frances Drummond, Breakthrough Cancer Research “Unmet needs: The Costs and Benefits of Community-based Cancer Support” EVeCAN Study

12:20 – 12:30 Dr Helen Greally, National Clinical Lead in Psycho-oncology, National Cancer Control Programme “Psychotherapy and Cancer”

12:30 -12:40 Elaine Grenage “Lymphatic drainage”

12:40–12:50 Dr Mary Rogan, ”Sexual Health and its importance for cancer patients”

12:50-13:00 Honor Gerarty, Nutritionist “Nutrition and cancer”

13:00-13:10 Lisa Looney, Physiotherapist “Exercise and Cancer”

13:10-13:20 Caitriona Duggan, Advanced Nurse Practitioner “The link between hospital and cancer support centre”

13:20-13:30 Edel Chadwick “The Cancer Patient Perspective”

13:30-13:40 Jacqueline Daly, Director of Services, EG&M Cancer Support, ECPC Board Member. “The Benefits of Complementary Therapies to the cancer experience”

13:40-14:00: Panel discussion and question and answer session

Closing comments; Mrs Jacqueline Daly

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