Resources

 

Diet in Cancer Webinar Presentation

Acupressure Online Sessions

Our Acupressure Sessions with Volunteer Acupuncturists, Gordon Mullins and Clodagh Read, are now available online here.

Acupressure is an ancient healing art that uses the fingers to press key points on the surface of the skin to stimulate the body’s natural self- curative abilities. One of the great advantages of acupressure is that it is safe to do on yourself, all you need are two hands and can practice it anytime, anywhere. There are great advantages to using acupressure as a way to balance the body and maintain health, it reduces tension, helps increase circulation and allows the body to relax deeply. 

Managing Hormonal Therapies after a Breast Cancer Diagnosis Webinar

 

On Friday April 30th, our Breast Cancer Nurse Counsellor at Cork ARC Fiona Moriarty brought together the expertise of Professor Roisin Connolly, Medical Oncology, Shirley O’Shea, Senior Health Promotion Officer with the HSE and Fiona Rush, Senior Dietitian with the HSE.

Hormone Therapy treatment is prescribed to breast cancer patients (whose tumours are hormone sensitive) for up to ten years, and can cause a range of side effects. With patients typically taking this treatment at home, these side effects can be exacerbated by the loneliness and isolation associated with Covid restrictions over an extended period.

Exploring Female Sexuality and Intimacy after a Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer can impact how a woman feels about her body, her sexuality, her attractiveness and her confidence with being intimate. This can challenge a woman’s close relationships, and intimacy can be a very real struggle. It can hamper a woman in regaining a sense desire and that feeling of being alive, very often at a time when that close intimate connection is really needed.

Communication is the first step in dealing with these issues. In this webinar, our expert speakers share their experiences and helpful guidance

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