Living With Cancer Event
NECRET who support the North East Oncology Unit, in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda hold their annual free ‘Living with Cancer’ event in the Citynorth Hotel, Gormanston, Co. Meath on Saturday September 22nd. The unit treats cancer patients from counties Louth, Monaghan, Cavan, and Meath.
This year’s event sees Professor Hennessy and his Oncology team being joined by leading cancer specialist and researcher Professor Joe O’Sullivan, Consultant Oncologist in The Northern Ireland Cancer Centre, Belfast City Hospital. Entrepreneur and broadcaster Bobby Kerr and former Champion jockey Pat Smullen will be among the well known Irish personalities who will share their own story of dealing with cancer and how they have faced the challenge.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner Elizabeth Summersby will lead the Living Better and Wellness Panel Discussion, providing valuable information on nutrition, exercise, fatigue, psycho-emotional response etc. A Citizens Information Centre spokesperson will outline the various social welfare entitlements available to cancer patients and carers. Tickets available from Cara Cancer Support Centre and the Oncology Unit, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.