The Irish Cancer Society is deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Professor John Fitzpatrick. Professor Fitzpatrick was Head of Research at the Irish Cancer Society, the first to occupy the position which he took up in July 2011.
As part of Euro-Melanoma the Consultant Dermatologists at South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital will provide a free skin cancer check for adults at the Out- Patients' Department, South Infirmary Hospital, Cork on Saturday morning at 8.30-11.30, May 10th.
National Volunteering Week takes place from May 12th-18th, and we are marking the occasion by extending a huge thank you to the thousands of volunteers nationwide who have donated their time to support the Society and help cancer patients.
The Ladies Gaelic Football Association and the Irish Cancer Society today announced that they have set a new World Record at the 2013 TG4 Ladies All Ireland Football Finals and raised €20,000 for Action Breast Cancer in the process.
Trinity College Dublin is hosting the 9th International Cancer Conference (17th-18th Sept 2014) in tandem with two conferences being hosted by the Irish Cancer Society in September - the Survivorship Research Day (September 18th) and the National Cancer Survivorship Conference (19th-20th 2014).