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**PATIENT-ORIENTED EVENT**

The Irish Cancer Society Collaborative Cancer Research Centre BREAST-PREDICT and Europa Donna Ireland would like to invite patients, scientists, clinicians, patient advocates and other stakeholders to attend the lay event on Perceptions in Breast Cancer.

Our two distinguished guest speakers are experts in the area of psycho oncology and clinical trials for cancer patients.

Professor Dame Lesley Fallowfield is Professor of Psycho Oncology and head of the Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group at Brighton & Sussex Medical School. Prof. Fallowfield's research interests are wide and include the measurement of quality of life in clinical trials of cancer therapy and the training of communication skills for health care professionals in cancer. She lectures and runs training workshops throughout the world in psychosocial oncology, quality of life assessment and communication skills. In 2010 she was awarded the Pfizer/BOA Excellence in Oncology, Lifetime Achievement Award.

Associate Professor Catherine Kelly is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Mater Private Hospital and Cavan General Hospital. Dr. Kelly is the Chair of Cancer Trials Ireland, Breast Cancer Clinical Trials Group and the lead author of a large phase III Adjuvant Breast Cancer Clinical Trial. Additionally, she is National Principal Investigator for many international phase II and III clinical trials in early and metastatic breast cancer.

Please join us for an evening of lay presentations and discussions on psychological and clinical perceptions of cancer!



Programme:

16:30 - 17:00 - Registration and refreshments in the Albert Theatre Atrium

17:00 - 17:40 - Talking about Risk & Uncertainty in Breast Cancer

Prof. Dame Lesley Fallowfield, Professor of Psycho Oncology, University of Sussex, Brighton

17:45 - 18:00: Q/A session

18:00 - 18: 20: What do oncology patients think about cancer clinical trials?'

Dr. Catherine Kelly, Associate Clinical Professor UCD School of Medicine

18:20 - 18:45: Discussion and closing remarks

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Venue: Albert Lecture Theatre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St. Stephen's Green

Travel options: http://www.rcsi.ie/location_maincampus



All welcome to attend upon free registration!


For further details please contact: luciana.herda@ucd.ie

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