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First ever Irish childhood cancer conference to take place next month

Aug 30, 2021 13:08 By Shannonside News
First ever Irish childhood cancer conference to take place next month First ever Irish childhood cancer conference to take place next month
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Kathy lost her son Max in 2018 at age 8.

A Longford woman whose son passed away with Neuroblastoma has urged anyone touched by childhood cancer to take part in an online support conference in September.

Ireland's first-ever Conference on childhood cancer will take place online on the 11th of September.

The Childhood, Adolescent, Young Adult Cancers & Survivorship event is designed to bring together all those impacted by or involved in the children and adolescent cancer community - including patients, survivors, families, health care professionals and policymakers.

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The CAYAS conference is supported by Childhood Cancer Foundation Ireland and will feature expert talks on research, wellness and supports.

Kathy Birmingham lost her son Max to cancer in 2018 following years of treatment.

Speaking to the Joe Finnegan Show this morning, Kathy says she focuses on the happy memories with her son:

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