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Any one of the hundreds of people who have taken part in the annual Clare Island 10k run/walk in aid of Cancer Care West, understand what makes it such a unique event.
This year’s Clare Island 10K takes place on Saturday April 18, and a limited number of places are still available.
The Irish Cancer Society’s grant aid programme for affiliated cancer support centres is now open for applications and the society is inviting all affiliated centres, including Cara Iorrais Cancer Support Centre and Mayo Cancer Support Association to apply for funds. The Irish Cancer Society expects to grant more than half a million euro this year to its affiliates and is welcoming applications from new cancer support centres which wish to become affiliates of the society. The society’s affiliation programme which runs in three-year cycles is a network of groups all across Ireland which provide information and support services to people living with cancer.
therapist Nadine Dabbagh’s world as she knew it came crashing down just over two years ago when she was diagnosed with bowel cancer at just 29 years of age.
The Irish Cancer Society has published a report on its National Counselling Grants Programme which reveals that 45 per cent of Mayo cancer patients who availed of the service in Mayo Cancer Support Association sought counselling less than one year after a cancer diagnosis. Another 24 per cent of clients required counselling within two years of diagnosis, highlighting the need for emotional support following the completion of treatment.
The Mayo Cancer Support Association, Castlebar, has been elected to the National Networking Committee of the Irish Cancer Society’s Cancer Support Affiliation Programme for the West/Northwest region. The committee, which held its inaugural meeting in the Irish Cancer Society’s offices in Dublin on December 6, will guide the direction of the society’s affiliation programme which sees it support 48 community based cancer support services across the country.
With only a day to go until the Galway Bay 10k and half marathon in aid of Cancer Care West, everyone is being urged to get behind the event and show support.
Castlebar grow it yourself meeting
LARCC is the chosen charity for the Lilliput Legends Adventure Race this Saturday July 7 in the Lilliput Adventure Centre on the shores of Lough Ennell, and to celebrate after the event, all are welcome to come to a free music gig in the Annebrook House Hotel Bar (Saturday night July 7).
Ballina Family Resource Centre is currently providing a facility for Mayo Cancer Support Association Outreach Services to run a support service in Ballina. This is available every Tuesday morning in Ballina FRC. This facility can be used by cancer patients and members of their family.