Dundalk as it Happens
Living with Cancer conference taking place this weekend
The annual Living with Cancer conference organised by the North East Cancer Research and Education Trust (NECRET) in conjunction with Drogheda Oncology and Hematology Unit will take place this weekend.
The event on Saturday September 17th in the City North Hotel in Gormanstown, off the M1 motorway gets underway at 1.30pm. It is a public information day for those living with cancer and their families.
The event aims to have an interactive approach between attendees and health professionals and indeed others who may have experienced cancer and their experience of same. People can also avail of free complementary therapy workshops.
Professor Bryan Hennessy Consultant Oncologist in the Lourdes Oncology Unit which serves patients from the Northeast including Louth, Meath, Cavan, Monaghan and North County Dublin will be joined by some of Ireland’s leading cancer specialists. These experts will discuss emerging developments and the newest treatments options available.
Amongst those speakers last year were Chris O’Donoghue of Newstalk and celebrity chef Domini Kemp who both talked about their own battles with cancer.