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RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland), Albert Theatre

123 Saint Stephen's Green

D02 YN77 Dublin

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Join the Irish Cancer Society Collaborative Research Centre BREAST-PREDICT for a public seminar to celebrate the centre's 6th anniversary.

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This event will include a lay research session, followed by a patient advocate session, where a panel of breast cancer patients and patient advocates will discuss their experience of cancer research, working in public and patient involvement, and their hopes for cancer research in the future.

Programme:

5pm: Registration and coffee (Albert Theatre Atrium)

5.10pm: Welcome address Dr. Robert O'Connor, Head of Research for the Irish Cancer Society

5.40pm: Overview of BREAST-PREDICT Prof. William Gallagher, Director of BREAST-PREDICT

6pm: Research session Using the Needle in a Haystack: The Promise of Blood-Based Biomarkers of Cancer Dr. Roisin Dwyer, National University of Ireland, Galway [15min] Prof. Jacqui Shaw, University of Leicester [15min] [followed by 15min Q&A, Titles TBC]

6.45pm: Patient Advocate session Nothing about me without me: My experience with cancer research Breast cancer patients and patient advocates panel: Ciara Devine, Siobhan Freeney, Sarah McLoughlin, Catherine Casey Facilitator: Marie Ennis-O’Connor

7.30pm: Close of event

For further information, please contact Dr. Fiona Lanigan at fiona.lanigan@ucd.ie.

***Please note that photographs may be taken by the organiser during the event and used for promotion of the event on social media, website and printed materials..***

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