BCNI at the "Make Blood Cancer Visible" Patient Information Evening

Oct 06 2017 Posted: 15:10 IST

On wednesday 27th Sept Dr Grainne Gannon, the BCNI Clinical trials coordinator participated in an information event for people living with blood cancer in the Davenport Hotel on Merrion Street Lower, Dublin 2. The event was part of the overall" Make Blood Cancer Visible" campaign. The patient event was open to all people, along with their family and friends, who are living with blood cancer. Speakers included Donal Buggy, Head of Services and Advocacy, Irish Cancer Society, Dr Paul D’Alton, Head of Psycho-Oncology Department, St Vincent’s Hospital, Eric Low, former CEO of Myeloma UK and two haematology nurse specialists.

 Cancer Trials Ireland also attended the event to promote their "Just Ask" campaign encouraging patients to access clinical trials.

BCNI had a stand with information leaflets and Grainne was available to chat to Patients and their families about BCNI clinical trials.