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When Liadan Hynes’ marriage fell apart someone told her that things might never be ok again, this is a podcast that sets out to disprove that. A podcast about picking up pieces, where she talks to people about how they coped or didn’t cope when life went off the rails. About the things that helped them put it all back together. And about the fact that we are all dealing with the same things, so sharing is caring, as her four year old daughter tells her.

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When Liadan Hynes’ marriage fell apart someone told her that things might never be ok again, this is a podcast that sets out to disprove that. A podcast about picking up pieces, where she talks to people about how they coped or didn’t cope when life went off the rails. About the things that helped them put it all back together. And about the fact that we are all dealing with the same things, so sharing is caring, as her four year old daughter tells her.

    Living with and beyond breast cancer | HTFA with the Irish Cancer Society

    Living with and beyond breast cancer | HTFA with the Irish Cancer Society

    This series of How to Fall Apart with the Irish Cancer Society aims to be a virtual support group for this currently affected by breast cancer.

    We will talk to women who have themselves received a cancer diagnosis on coping with treatment, living with cancer and what happens in the aftermath. We will also speak to a number of health professionals – GPs, consultants and nurses, for advice on different stages of the process.

    • 59 min
    Living with cancer with Trina Cleary | HTFA with the Irish Cancer Society

    Living with cancer with Trina Cleary | HTFA with the Irish Cancer Society

    This series of How to Fall Apart with the Irish Cancer Society aims to be a virtual support group for this currently affected by breast cancer.

    We will talk to women who have themselves received a cancer diagnosis on coping with treatment, living with cancer and what happens in the aftermath. We will also speak to a number of health professionals – GPs, consultants and nurses, for advice on different stages of the process.

    • 37 min
    The treatment episode

    The treatment episode

    This episode looks at the impact of breast cancer treatment, and the ways in which women learn to cope. Aisling Reilly, Aileen Murphy talk about their experiences, and consultant oncologist Dr Cathy Kelly explains what to expect.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Evelyn O'Rourke on receiving a breast cancer diagnosis when pregnant | HTFA with the Irish Cancer Society

    Evelyn O'Rourke on receiving a breast cancer diagnosis when pregnant | HTFA with the Irish Cancer Society

    In 2010, two days after she found out she was pregnant with her second child, broadcaster Evelyn O’Rourke was diagnosed with breast cancer. In the second trimester of her pregnancy she underwent chemotherapy. We talked about how she created a support about her, ‘outsourcing’ parts of her life, how she dealt with the fear, what her husband said to her that helped her get through, and coping with anxiety in the aftermath of cancer

    • 35 min
    The diagnosis episode | HTFA with the Irish Cancer Society

    The diagnosis episode | HTFA with the Irish Cancer Society

    This series of How to Fall Apart with the Irish Cancer Society aims to be a virtual support group for this currently affected by breast cancer. 

    We will talk to women who have themselves received a cancer diagnosis on coping with treatment, living with cancer and what happens in the aftermath. We will also speak to a number of health professionals – GPs, consultants and nurses, for advice on different stages of the process.

    This episode features insight from Dr. Doireann O Leary, Helen Cody and Marie Fleming. 

    We would ask that at a time when we cannot hold the very necessary fundraising coffee mornings in person you consider making a donation on cancer.ie

    • 22 min
    Sarah Donovan on her breast cancer diagnosis | HTFA with the Irish Cancer Society

    Sarah Donovan on her breast cancer diagnosis | HTFA with the Irish Cancer Society

     The first episode in our new series, How to Fall Apart with the Irish Cancer Society.
    Over eight episodes, we will speak to a number of women about their experiences of cancer, from diagnosis, through treatment, to coping with the aftermath.
    In this episode Liadán speaks to mother of two Sarah Donovan who was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer at the age of thirty-seven.
    Sarah underwent chemotherapy and radiotherapy, as well as double mastectomy.
    After discovering she had the BRCA 2 gene, Sarah had surgery to have her ovaries removed. She is now cancer free.

    • 1 hr 7 min

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