Talks for you

ARC hosts a series of free talks throughout the year as part of our services to support people affected by cancer, their families and loved ones. For upcoming talks, please refer to upcoming events and services calendar.

Nutrition & cancer

This talk will provide 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.

Pain management

Pain often develops as the side effect of cancer or in response to treatments. This talk will look at how to control and manage pain.

Physical activity

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

Bereavement

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.

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.

Positive appearance

This talk offers practical information to manage the visible signs of cancer, 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 faced with many extra expenses like travelling to and from treatments and appointments. Citizens information provide monthly group meetings in ARC Cancer Support Centres and are also happy to meet ARC clients on a one-to-one basis following these group meetings.

Probate & wills

A talk designed for those affected by cancer and their loved ones. A representative from the High Court Probate Office will deliver a talk explaining probate, making a will, and what happens when someone dies Intestate.

Returning to work talk

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 to return to work, alternative work or not return to 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.