Irish Sarcoma Group

Events & News

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Delighted to announce the appointment of Ireland’s first ANP dedicated to sarcoma – Hazel Murray at St Vincent’s University Hospital. She brings a wealth of experience in oncology nursing and there is no doubt that being able to dedicate her time to enhancing and streamlining the patient experience will be invaluable.

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Sarcoma Ireland

Members of the Irish Sarcoma Group (Mr Alan Molloy, surgical oncology, Dr Charles Gillham, radiation oncology, Dr Naomi Lavan, radiation oncology and Dr Mark Doherty, medical oncology) were delighted to meet with representatives of Sarcoma Ireland this week. It is hoped that this will lead to a strong collaborative relationship, improving the service for Irish people affected by sarcoma.

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Sarcoma Information Day

Saturday November 16th 2019, 10am – 4pm, The Lodge, St Luke’s Hospital, Rathgar

The aim of this information day is to provide Irish patients and their
relatives with information and support about sarcoma. It will be an opportunity to meet
• Specialist doctors involved in the diagnosis and treatment of sarcoma in Ireland
• Other people affected by sarcoma
Plus…
• Talks on types of sarcoma and treatment
• Psychological aspects of a sarcoma diagnosis
• Rehabilitation after sarcoma treatment…

REGISTRATION TO ATTEND ON THE 16th IS NOW OPEN

Please email claire.gildea@slh.ie or call 01 406 5050 to register

See the Agenda for the Day here

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Irish Sarcoma Group Patient Day November 2018

On Thursday November 29th the Irish Sarcoma Group (ISG) will hold a patient information day at the Gibson Hotel, Dublin 1 starting at 10am.

This will serve to introduce attendees to some of the key doctors involved in treating sarcoma in Ireland, advances in the treatment of sarcoma and highlight the importance of an appropriate and well informed patient advocacy group that works closely with the ISG.

We would be grateful if those attending could come alone or bring one friend/family member (at most) to allow as many of those affected by sarcoma to join us.

To register your interest please email sorcha@globalteamwork.ie

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Fifth Irish Sarcoma Group Meeting

The Irish Sarcoma Group will hold their 5th meeting on Friday November 30th 2018 at the Gibson Hotel.
There will be a patient/family information day on the 29th. Programme and agenda will be posted here shortly.

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Fourth Irish Sarcoma Group Meeting

The 4th Irish Sarcoma Group Meeting will be in partnership with our British counterpart (the British Sarcoma Group) on 27th & 28th February 2018.

For More Information & To Register Click Here

This will take place in Birmingham, U.K. The programme will focus on issues that face both our countries in trying to centralise services, optimise treatment and raise awareness. It promises to be an excellent meeting and will help further foster collaborative workings. Anyone with an interest in sarcoma is very welcome to attend and I would urge you all to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentation.

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