How we’ve helped
For more information about our areas of impact last year, click each headline to expand and read more.
Since 1963 we've invested over €30 million in cancer research.
We provided 8,265 cancer patient journeys, caring for patients from home to hospital and back.
Legislation came into effect banning the use of sunbeds by anyone 18 & under.
Our Cancer Information Nurses fielded 30,531 enquiries on the Cancer Nurseline.
44,195 people got cancer information, support and advice in our Daffodil Centres.
136 cancer survivor volunteers lended support to over 1,000 cancer patients.
We successfully lobbied the government to extend the BreastCheck programme.
Our Night Nurses provided 7,800 nights of care to cancer patients and their families.
We've invested over €1.32 million in financial aid to help families in financial hardship facing a cancer diagnosis.
Our volunteer advocates sent over 2,000 letters to their local TDs.
Read some stories of hope from cancer survivors
- We run Daffodil Centres in many hospitals in Ireland
- We provide financial support
- We provide help with transportation to and from treatment
- We provide a free nursing service to cancer patients in their homes
- We put cancer patients in touch with cancer survivors in our peer support programme
- Read an account from a survivor's point of view