Talks for You

ARC Cancer Support Centres hosts a series of free tallks throughout the year as part of our services to support people affected by cancer and their loved ones. For upcoming talks see Our Events page here and also be sure to check our monthly Services calendar here.

Nutrition & Cancer

This talk provides evidence-based advice on eating well during and after cancer treatment for optimal health.

Cancer Fatigue

This talk will provide tips and techniques for dealing with cancer-related fatigue.

Talking to Children & Adolescents about Cancer

This talk is suitable for any person who is impacted by cancer and has young people in their lives.

Physical Activity

This talk offers information on the benefits of movement and exercise before, during and after cancer treatment.

Positive Appearance

This talk offers practical information to manage the visible signs of cancer including hair loss, breast surgery, skin and body changes and less visible signs such as fatigue, well-being and self-image.

Citizen’s Information Benefits & Entitlements Clinics

Cancer can often alter the financial circumstances of those affected by cancer. People can suffer a loss of income or be faced with many extra expenses like travelling to and from treatments and appointments. Citizens Information provides monthly group meetings in ARC Cancer Support Centres and are also happy to meet clients on a one-to-one basis following these group meetings.

Probate & Wills

This talk by a representative from the High Court Probate Office for people affected by cancer and their loved ones  explains probate, making a will, and what happens when someone dies intestate.

Returning to Work

Cancer disrupts many aspects of our lives including our working life. Work can be a great source of enrichment in our lives. During or after cancer treatments you may consider your work options whether that be to return to work, not return to work or find alternative work. In this session we will look at the role of work in your life and practical and emotional tips as you navigate your choices. This talk is delivered by a learning and development professional. 

Palliative Care

This talk explains what palliative care is and how it improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problems associated with life-threatening illness.


This talk aims to provide participants with the opportunity to explore and discuss the different stages of grief, their own relationship with bereavement, and to find support for themselves and others on this very personal journey.