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Lung cancer - know the symptoms and catch it early
Date: 
20/01/2016

Over a third of Irish People with three or more symptoms of lung cancer are unconcerned

Over a third of Irish adults who are currently experiencing three or more symptoms of lung cancer are unconcerned about being diagnosed with the disease, according to the Irish Cancer Society who today launched new research around attitudes to lung cancer among the Irish public.

Date: 
15/01/2016

Irish Cancer Society CEO announces decision to take salary cut in order to make funds available for families of children with cancer

The Irish Cancer Society’s CEO John McCormack has decided to take a salary cut as part of the charity’s effort to find the funds necessary to maintain its Financial Support Programme for the families of children with cancer.

Date: 
13/01/2016

Public support urgently needed to continue vital cancer services

The Irish Cancer Society is 92% funded by the public. Your gift can make a real difference to the lives of those affected by cancer in Ireland.

Date: 
13/01/2016

We have reversed our decision to cut financial support for children with cancer and their families

The Irish Cancer Society has announced that it is reversing its decision to discontinue financial support for the families of children with cancer. This fund for children will now be maintained and the financial support for families of children with cancer will now continue.
Date: 
07/01/2016

Health campaigners come together to demand health and social care reform

A number of Ireland’s leading health charities, campaigners and academics today launched the Health Reform Alliance, setting out a charter of five core principles that include a call for a universal, publicly funded, healthcare system.  
 
We Can Quit is an initiative of the Irish Cancer Society in partnership with the Northside Partnership, Health Promotion and Improvement HSE and Lloyds Pharmacy. The programme, which is due to start on Wednesday, 20th of January, is free of charge and offers the opportunity for women to join forces with other women and to support each other in quitting smoking together.
Date: 
06/01/2016

Free support available to women who want to quit smoking

Women in the areas of Coolock and Kilmore who want to quit smoking are invited to join the We Can Quit programme.

Date: 
04/01/2016

Jim Bolger and Davy Russell announce that they have raised €400,000 for Cancer Research

Wexford Trainer Jim Bolger and Cork Jockey Davy Russell have announced that they have now raised over €400,000 for the Irish Cancer Society’s work in Cancer Research.
Date: 
23/12/2015

European Court opinion clears way for plain packaging of tobacco in Ireland

The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed a European Court opinion that has rejected the attempt by the tobacco industry to derail the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco in Ireland in 2016.

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