General Public Events

Events for the General Public

Cancer Week Ireland | Monday 24 – Sunday 30 September 2018

Living Well With Cancer CORK – National Conference for Cancer Survivorship 2018

A conference for cancer survivors, those who care for them, health care professionals, staff and volunteers from community cancer support groups. The aim of the conference is to provide information and support to enable people to live well after a cancer diagnosis....

Living Well With Cancer GALWAY – National Conference for Cancer Survivorship 2018

A conference for cancer survivors, those who care for them, health care professionals, staff and volunteers from community cancer support groups. The aim of the conference is to provide information and support to enable people to live well after a cancer diagnosis....

Living with Secondary Cancer – What Happens Now That It’s Back?

A primary cancer is where a cancer starts. Sometimes cancer cells can break away from the primary cancer and settle and grow in another part of the body. This is called secondary cancer. This conference is for people living with secondary cancer and is supported by Novartis....

Living Well With Cancer: The National Conference for Cancer Survivorship 2017

A conference for cancer survivors, those who care for them, health care professionals, staff and volunteers from community cancer support groups. The conference will provide information and support to enable people to live well after a cancer diagnosis....

A Call for Action! Improving metastatic breast cancer care by 2025

As part of Cancer Week 2017, Pfizer Healthcare Ireland invites you to join Elaine Crowley (TV3) and Deirdre Clune M.E.P, among others, to hear about what actions can be taken to improve the outcomes and experiences of people with metastatic breast cancer. After the presentations, Elaine Crowley will facilitate a panel discusison, followed by Q&A. RSVPing to CallToActionmBC@edelman.com is essential and places are limited....

Cancer Research Frontiers

Public symposium “Cancer Research Frontiers” Trinity researchers will shed light on the latest developments in cancer research and potential outcomes for patients and will offer lab tours for behind-the-scenes look into research work....

‘Keeping Abreast’ Play

Written & directed by Eileen Kavanagh Keeping Abreast is not a play about cancer, but rather a play about men, women and their families dealing with illness. Funny and poignant, the play is inspired by real people. CAST: The Venue Players (of Venue Theatre Ratoath Co. Meath) ...

Screening Information Day

Public information day by the National Screening Service covering BowelScreen - The National Bowel Screening Service, BreastCheck - The National Breast Screening Programme, and CervicalCheck - The National Cervical Screening Programme....

Public Information Talk – Cancer Support Services in the Community

Purple House Cancer Support will host a public information talk on Cancer Support Services in the Community in the Beacon Hospital Dublin on Wednesday 27th September at 6pm. Speakers Include: Ms. Veronica O'Leary - Founder & Director of Services Purple House Cancer Support. Ms. Lizzy Kilkenny – RGN, BSC Hons. General Nursing (Oncology) Ms. Helen Forrestal - Beacon Hospital Plus a client of Purple House Cancer Support Centre will share their experience. All welcome!...

Make Blood Cancer Visible Patient Information Evening

As part of Blood Cancer Awareness month in September the Irish Cancer Society, CLL Ireland, Multiple Myeloma Ireland and Janssen are hosting the Make Blood Cancer Visible Patient Information Evening. ...

Screening Information Day

Public information day by the National Screening Service covering BowelScreen – The National Bowel Screening Service, BreastCheck – The National Breast Screening Programme, and CervicalCheck – The National Cervical Screening Programme....

A Conversation About Cancer Rehabilitation

Cancer rehabilitation is medical care that aims to reduce the troubling effects of cancer and cancer treatment so you can reach your maximum potential and live the best quality of life possible. A Conversation About Cancer Rehabilitation aims to provide practical tips and tools to people living with or beyond cancer, along with their family members, friends or carers - Leave with practical advice on how to manage troubling after-effects of cancer and its treatment!...

Cancer Research Art Exhibition

Discovery is an art exhibition in partnership with Peachy, a creative company based in Dublin. The theme of the exhibition is Cancer Research....

ARC Cancer Support Centre’s Open Days

ARC Cancer Support Centres would like to invite you in to meet our team and learn more about our free support services for people affected by cancer and their loved ones...

Cancer Research Showcase

This is a public presentation of the cancer research in the National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology. Talks include: • Dr. Denis Collins – Antibody therapy in breast cancer • Dr. Fiona O’Neill – Radiation therapy in pancreatic cancer • Neil Conlon – Resistance to treatment in breast cancer • Dr. Sandra Roche – Pancreatic cancer PDX program • Dr. Alex Eustace – Translating breast cancer research to the clinic • Nicola Gaynor – Immunotherapy in breast cancer • Dr. Andrew Kellett - TBC...

Purple House Cancer Support Centre Open Day

Come and visit Ireland's longest established Cancer Support Centre, Purple House Cancer Support Centre in Bray, Co. Wicklow. Pop in from 11am-1pm for a cuppa and meet our staff and volunteers, tour our Cancer Support Centre and find out more about the services we offer. All welcome!...

Screening Information Day

Public information day by the National Screening Service covering BowelScreen – The National Bowel Screening Service, BreastCheck – The National Breast Screening Programme, and CervicalCheck – The National Cervical Screening Programme....

Relay for Life Castlebar

Relay for Life is a 24-hour community celebration which honours all those who are affected by cancer. At Relay for Life whole communities come together united against cancer to celebrate life, remember loved ones lost to the disease, and fight back against cancer by raising awareness about cancer prevention as well as raising funds to support the Irish Cancer Society's mission to stop cancer....

Cancer Week Ireland is taking place from Monday 24 to Sunday 30 September and hopes to inspire every community to take part.

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