Living Well with Cancer

On Saturday 22nd of October the Irish Cancer Society is hosting it’s 23rd annual conference for cancer survivorship.

The conference is directed to everyone, whether you are a person who has been diagnosed with cancer, a carer, a family member or friend of a diagnosed person.

This year we will hear from many speakers, including:

  • Prof. Suzanne Chambers, on what it means to be a cancer survivor.
  • Ms Owen Fitzpatrick, on the learning keys for a high performing mind-set.
  • Dr Kevin Stein, on the future for cancer survivorship.
  • Mr Jack Kavanagh, on his journey to overcoming personal adversity.

There will be practical sessions with art, writing, music, sleep, exercise, nutrition and much, much more.

Some of the workshops:

  1. What Does it Mean to be a Survivor
  2. Practical Exercise for Cancer Survivors
  3. Nutrition During Cancer Treatment: Coping with Unplanned Weight Loss & Treatment Side Effects
  4. Sleep Solutions for Cancer Survivors
  5. Current Medical Treatments for Secondary Cancer
  6. Dance Movement Therapy: moving towards a stronger body and mind
  7. Writing from Stillness

Please click here and download the programme. Some sessions have limited numbers and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. This years’ conference is a one day event from 10.00am to 4.45pm on Saturday 22nd October. Attendance is free of charge and you can book on line through

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