St James's Hospital to participate in Irish Cancer Week St James's Hospital to participate in Irish Cancer Week

St James’s Hospital to participate in Irish Cancer Week

14th to 20th September 2015

 

 St James’s Hospital in partnership with Trinity College Dublin, plays a major role in advancing cancer related clinical trials in Ireland, which bring better patient outcomes.

 

The aim of Cancer Week Ireland, which was initiated in 2014 by the Irish Cancer Society and Trinity College Dublin, is to raise public awareness about advances in the early detection and treatment of cancer through a programme of events with the participation of clinicians, scientists, allied health professionals and cancer survivorship experts, patients who experienced cancer and the general public.

 

St James’s Hospital Clinical Research Facility to host “Open House” – 16th September 2015

 

On Wednesday 16th September the Clinical Research Facility at St. James’s Hospital will be hosting an Open House with cancer researchers and clinicians based at St. James’s Hospital.  The open house starts with two St. James’s patients describing their cancer journeys and this will be followed by an opportunity to meet scientists and clinicians in the clinical research facility in the areas of Gastrointestinal cancer, Prostate cancer, Radiation Therapy, Gynaecological cancer, Haematological cancers cancer related physiotherapy.

 

The open house is from 10:30 to 14:30 and includes a light lunch.  To reserve a place please email cancer week@tcd.ie or call 01 896 2560.