To speak to a specialist cancer nurse,
freefone the National Cancer Helpline
1800 200 700
Mon—Thurs 9am—7pm Fri 9am—5pm
This year alone more than 30,000 people will be diagnosed with cancer. And we’re doing everything we can to fight it.
Find out just some of the ways your fundraising and donations have helped. And thank you!
We're proud to be the largest voluntary funder of cancer research in Ireland. Since 1963, we've provided over €33 million towards cancer research in universities and hospitals across the country, and we couldn't have done it without your funds and donations. More people are surviving cancer due to cancer research and we continue to fund research that investigates preventing, diagnosing and treating cancer
In 2013 we had an extremely busy year with a large number of research grants being awarded:
The money we've received funds our free cancer information service. It's staffed by qualified cancer nurses who will talk anyone through anything they want to discuss regarding cancer.
Our survivors supporting survivors programme trains volunteers who have been treated for cancer themselves. They meet cancer patients, share their experience and give them emotional and practical support.
In 2010, we launched a pilot programme for breast cancer survivors. The aim of the programme is to reduce the risk of recurrence for cancer survivor