Events 

To find out more information or to get involved, please email patientvoicecancer@ucd.ie or call (+353-1) 716 6308.

Upcoming events include:

30 March 2022: ‘Patient Voice - a Vital Part of All-Island Cancer Research’

13 April 2022: PVCR Smoking Cessation Workshop

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2021

Date: 30 June 2021 
'Separating cancer facts from fiction; what patients should look out for'
Patient advocate, Kay McKeon chats with Dr Amanda Drury, UCD and Dr David Robert Grimes, DCU about misinformation and disinformation in relation to cancer.
Podcast available 

Date: 30 June 2021
'Biobanking – the most valuable deposit a cancer patient can make to advance research’
Patient advocate,Stephen Teap chats with Dr Sharon O'Toole, Trinity College Dublin and St. James's Hospital; Billy McCann, patient advocate working with National Biobanking Working Group; Professor Leonie Young, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Precision Oncology Ireland.
Podcast available 

Date: 26 May 2021
Diet, nutrition and cancer recovery
Dr Aoife Ryan, UCC; Dr Amy Mullee, UCD, Tom Hope, patient facilitator
Podcast available 

Date: 28 April 2021
Event: Fireside chat - 'Mentally fit for cancer treatment and beyond'
Dr Paul D'Alton, Dr Tina Hickey with patient advocate, John Wall.
Podcast available on Soundcloud and iTunes

Date: 31 March 2021
Event: Fireside chat - 'Getting fit for cancer treatment and beyond'
Dr Louise Loughney, Dr Mairead Cantwell with patient advocate Ramon Whelan
Podcast available on Soundcloud and iTunes

Date: 24 February 2021
Event: Fireside chat - 'Can patients influence who gets the money?'
Margaret Grayson, Ramon Whelan with patient advocate, Ciara McNamara
Podcast available on Soundcloud and iTunes

2020

Date: 16 December 2020
Event: Fireside chat - 'The impact of COVID-19 on cancer treatment and cancer research in Ireland'
Dr Michaela Higgins, Dr Paddy Mallon with patient advocate, Sarah McLoughlin
Podcast available on SoundcloudiTunesSpotify

Date: 24 November 2020
Event:  Virtual Dragons' Den - Patient Input to Research Challenges
Report: Dragons' Den - Patient Input to Research Challenges (Nov 2020)

Date: 25 February 2020
Event: Dragons’ Den – Involving Patients and Carers in Cancer Research
Report:Dragons' Den_Feb2020_PVCR_National Cancer Research Institute (UK)

2019

Date: 9 October 2019
Event:  Streamlining Patient Involvement in Research Biobanks
Report: National Biobanking Working Group and PVCR workshop (2019)

Date: 10 April 2019
Event: Patients inform National Cancer Survivorship Survey
Reports: 2019 PVCR_NCRI Workshop Report / National Cancer Registry Policy Response to joint PVCR Workshop (2019)

2018

Date: 12 September 2018
Event: Research in Action

Date: 11 April 2018
Event: Fund my Research & Know my DNA

2017

Date: 12 April 2017
Event: Is there a Clinical Trial for Me?

2016

Date: 13 April 2016
Event: Placing Survivorship at the Heart of the Research Agenda
Report: Placing Survivorship at the Heart of the Research Agenda