Servier Laboratories Ireland are proud to have partnered with Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) @ Crumlin to support Leukaemia CAST.

Hosted by Deirdre O’KaneLeukaemia CAST is a podcast series for parents of children and young people with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) in Ireland.

Leukaemia Cast has been developed by Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin with the support of Servier Laboratories Ireland. Leukaemia CAST is a five-part series for you to hear all about life with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, getting insights from patients, their families and their healthcare professionals through their personal stories.

The start of all cancer journeys is life changing. Getting a diagnosis of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia is devastating for patients and their families. The schedule of treatment can be overwhelming but all cancer journeys are different. What does life look like after a diagnosis and what should patients and their families expect and how can they prepare for this journey?

We hope that this podcast will provide you, the listener, with practical advice how to best navigate the cancer journey with a child or young person with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia.

You may listen to the podcast by clicking the links provided in this article or you can access it via your usual podcast platform such as Apple, Spotify etc.

Episode 1 – Chat with parents Dolores and Des

Episode 2 – Chatting with Ciara who was treated for ALL in CHI at Crumlin

Episode 3 – Learn more with Pam the Clincical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Episode 4 – Chatting with Kim the social worker

Episode 5 – Understanding more about ALL with Professor Owen Smith

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The content in this podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on this podcast.

The views, information or opinions expressed during the Leukaemia Cast podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not represent those of Children’s Health Ireland, or Servier Laboratories Ireland. The primary purpose of this podcast series is to educate and inform and is not a substitute for professional diagnosis or treatment.

 This podcast is supported by funding from Servier Laboratories (Ireland) Ltd. Servier Ireland remains committed to therapeutic progress to serve patients’ needs and continue to put the patient at the heart of all our actions.

Leukaemia Cast was recorded in July 2022