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Podcast Series

The PVCR Fireside Chat podcast launched in September 2021 provides a chance to listen back to some of the discussions by patients and researchers on the topics that matter most to cancer patients. Subscribe to Soundcloud, iTunes or Spotify.

UCD Conway Institute · Mental health and wellbeing for cancer patients and carers (PVCR: Fireside Chat)


New publication from the National Biobanking Working Group 

Our colleagues and friends on the National Biobanking Working group have published an article describing their work to create patient information and consent documents for biobanking. Members of the PVCR network gave valuable feedback to the group on early drafts of these documents during a workshop event in the Maryborough Hotel, Cork in October 2019.
The article is available online: "Harmonising the human biobanking consent process: an Irish experience"

Patients input to research challenges in virtual Dragons’ Den

Three research groups stepped into a virtual Dragons’ Den on Tuesday, 24 November 2020 as part of the Patient Voice in Cancer Research (PVCR) initiative. Rather than investors, these dragons were patients with a lived experience of cancer. They offered advice and feedback to researchers on specific questions or challenges being faced in cancer research projects.
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