Bonus Episode: Helen Haar and Catarina Correia Velosa Da Veiga - Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Rad Chat

Dec 4 2023 • 49 mins

**Trigger Warning**


Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Helen Haar and Catarina Correia Velosa Da Veiga.


Discussion about Helen’s diagnosis, her teenage and young adult campaiging, late effects and Catarina’s research, the importance of the patient voice in research and how hearing Helen’s story has changed how she views cancer research.

To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points:

1) read about the symptoms of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma: https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/non-hodgkin-lymphoma/symptoms

2) consider how we can improve the experiences of young people who require radiotherapy treatment.

3) consider the long term effects that radiotherapy can have on young people.

4) consider on how you, as a professional, can acknowledge how young people living with and beyond cancer would like to be referred as.

5) complete the evaluation: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd2bJk5aVUFPXp7wgcZJY5jxF6voInOH2VGomUtgDLzxoJQIQ/viewform.


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Links from podcast:

Beacon Bursary: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/culture/projects/beacon-bursaries

Cancer Research UK Rad Net: https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/funding-for-researchers/our-research-infrastructure/radnet-our-radiation-research-network

Trekstock Charity: https://www.trekstock.com

Teenage Cancer Trust cancer support for patients: https://www.teenagecancertrust.org/information-about-cancer/cancer-support-parents

Macmillan Cancer Support looking after someone with cancer: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/supporting-someone/looking-after-someone-with-cancer

Society of Radiographers Late Effects Special Interest Group: https://www.sor.org/about/get-involved/special-interest-groups/radiotherapy-late-effect-sig

Catarina’s research publications: https://profiles.ucl.ac.uk/57293-catarina-isabel-correia-veloso-da-veiga/publications

Radiation Reveal: https://crukradnet.colcc.ac.uk/2022/04/06/radiation-reveal/


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