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Cancer Does Not Discriminate – let’s discuss

Wednesday 22 February 2017 |



Venue: Portcullis House, London, SW1A 2JR

Region: London

  Cancer talk 22nd Feb 2017

This event is free however you MUST email comms@irishinbritain.org to reserve your place by 21st Feb.

Join us to talk about cancer and how it impacts on the Irish community in Britain and BAME communities. We will discuss the importance of detecting the early symptoms of cancer and how to set up support groups. Local community organisations, volunteers, customers, carers, staff and anyone interested, are all welcome.


Conor McGinn, MP, Chair of APPG on Irish in Britain – welcoming remarks

Dr Mary Tilki, Acting CEO, Irish in Britain (Chair)

Maria Caulfield, MP, Deputy Chair, APPG on Ireland in Britain – previous oncology nurse

Rose Thompson, Director, BME Cancer Communities, and speaker from Friends and Bredrin 

Ellen Stafford, Director, Irish Community Services in Greenwich, Bexley and Lewisham 

Carol Moran, ICS Advice and Health Coordinator (including Cancer Self–Help Group project).

You can expect to…

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Email comms@irishinbritain.org to confirm your attendance ASAP no later than 17th February

We look forward to seeing you. 

Please bring confirmation of your booking with you and arrive at least 30 minutes early to allow time to pass through security.

Other information 

See Dr Mary Tilki’s recent advice on cancer in light of World Cancer Day.

Join us on Twitter @irishinbritain #cancertalk2017