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Date: 
03/12/2015

The Zip Yard hands over cheque for over €10,000 to The Irish Cancer Society

The Zip Yard, Ireland’s leading clothing and alterations boutique is delighted to have raised over €10,000 for a second year in a row to support the Irish Cancer Society’s Paint it Pink campaign. 
 
Date: 
03/12/2015

Reds raise funds for Irish Cancer Society

Over €10,000 was donated to the Irish Cancer Society from the team at the Irish Redhead Convention. The money was fundraised as part of the 2015 festival which took place last August in Crosshaven, Co. Cork.
Date: 
03/12/2015

Clinical lead appointment welcome but more needs to be done to reduce colonoscopy waiting lists

The Irish Cancer Society has today expressed serious concern at the number of people waiting longer than three months for a colonoscopy.  At the end of November, 3,510 public patients were waiting for over three months for the test, which is used to detect cancer.
Date: 
02/12/2015

Irish Cancer Society’s Cancer Nurseline now available to deaf community in Ireland

The Irish Cancer Society is now using the Irish Remote Interpreting Service (IRIS) on its Cancer Nurseline 1800 200 700 to provide free cancer information and support to members of the deaf community who may be concerned about cancer.
Date: 
01/12/2015

Irish Cancer Society awards three new cancer research scholarships

Scholars will focus on cholesterol and ‘natural killer’ cells, improving radiation response in oesophageal cancer, and finding new DNA markers in prostate cancer 
 
Date: 
25/11/2015

Fresh hope for Irish blood cancer patients with €2.2m research investment launched by Minister English

  • Irish Cancer Society and Science Foundation Ireland invest €2.2 million in a new clinical research network for blood cancers 
  • Irish patients to be among the first in the world to test new, potentially life-saving treatments 
Date: 
25/11/2015

Nine per cent difference in survival rates highlights major cancer gap in Ireland

People from the most disadvantaged communities in Ireland have a significantly lower chance of surviving cancer after five years according to new research presented to the Irish Cancer Society Charles Cully Memorial Lecture today.

Willie Penrose, TD
Date: 
17/11/2015

Willie Penrose's prostate cancer story

In 2010, my GP did a blood test which found that my Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) levels were high. This can sometime indicate that cancer of the prostate is present so I was sent for a biopsy in St James’s Hospital and afterwards received the good news that all was well.

Date: 
10/11/2015

Cancer, dementia, diabetes, and heart charities join forces to fund research

Four of Ireland’s leading health charities have joined forces in a unique call for research proposals to identify ways to reduce the risk of cancer, dementia, diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
Date: 
10/11/2015

Irish Cancer Society calls on the public to take part in skin cancer prevention research

The Irish Cancer Society is calling on individuals and organisations to take part in new research around skin cancer prevention. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland and the number of new cases is expected to rise sharply over the next 25 years.

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