Full House for Dr. Mary Flynn & Purple House

Pictured attached are: L-R Theresa Grant Purple House Volunteer, Dr. Mary Flynn and Veronica O'Leary, Director of Services at Purple House.

There was a full house in the Glenview Hotel on Wednesday 6th October as Purple House Cancer Support hosted a free public information talk by Dr. Mary Flynn, CORU Registered Dietician.

The topic of the talk was ‘Food, Nutrition & Cancer, What We Know Now’ and Dr. Flynn spoke about the links between food and Cancer, and showed the most up to date scientific research in this area.

Dr Mary Flynn is a Registered Dietitian who has worked in Ireland, Canada and the Middle East. Throughout her career she has tackled the challenges posed by obesity, heart disease, cancer and diabetes. She has developed innovative prevention and treatment programs reducing risks of these diseases for people of all ages and from diverse backgrounds.

The free public information talk was part of Purple House’s Cancer Education Service and is one of the services that are provided thanks to the support of the Community, alongside Purple House’s Psycho-Oncology, Psycho-Social and Survivorship Support Services to people living with Cancer in the Community.

Further information is available from Purple House Cancer Support Centre in Bray, by calling 01-2866966 or visit purplehouse.ie



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