Blood Cancer Information Evening

Blood Cancer Information Evening

Lecture

Blood Cancer Information Evening

Date

20-10-2016 (19:00)

Location

Room 305, Clinical Sciences institute, Galway University Hospital, Galway

Blood Cancer Information Evening

Time & Date

19:00 | 20-10-2016 to 20-10-2016

Location

Room 305, Clinical Sciences institute, Galway University Hospital, Galway

Type of Event

Lecture

Theme

Families / Friends of Cancer Patients

Cancer Type

Other

Organised By

Blood Cancer Network Ireland

Event Description

Blood Cancer is an umbrella term for different kinds of cancer that affect blood cells such as leukaemia, myeloma and lymphoma. Blood cancers account for about 10% of all cancers and every year approximately 1600 Irish patients are diagnosed with blood cancer and about 700 people die from this disease.
Program:

  • Professor Michael O’Dwyer, Consultant Haematologist, Galway University Hospital
    “Overview of blood cancers and recent advances in treatment”
  • Christopher McEvilly, Blood Cancer Patient
    “My experience with blood cancer”
  • Amanda Bray, Clinical Trials Coordinator, Clinical Research Facility, GUH
    “What it means to be a clinical trial participant”
  • Dr Sandra Healy, Blood Cancer Network Ireland programme manager
    What is a blood cancer biobank and registry and why we need them?

Event Address

Room 305, Clinical Sciences Institute,
Galway University Hospital, Galway,
Galway, Ireland.

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