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LISTEN BACK: Carrickmacross woman says childhood cancer treatment inspired career in nursing

Sep 19, 2022 15:09 By News Northern Sound
LISTEN BACK: Carrickmacross woman says childhood cancer treatment inspired career in nursing LISTEN BACK: Carrickmacross woman says childhood cancer treatment inspired career in nursing
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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, with a number of fundraising events and information sessions planned for families, and a Carrickmacross woman says her childhood cancer diagnosis inspired her to train as a nurse to help others.

Ciara Downey was diagnosed with Leukaemia in 2011 and has recently qualified as a nurse, with plans to specialise in childhood cancer.

Ciara joined Aaron McElroy on The Wider View and started by speaking about her own diagnosis.

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