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Date: 
14/12/2015

Cancer prevention now vital says Irish Cancer Society as cancer causes one in three deaths in Ireland

The Irish Cancer Society has called for government action in light of the latest report from the National Cancer Registry of Ireland (NCRI) which shows that cancer accounts for 30 per cent of all deaths in Ireland.

Date: 
11/12/2015

Help Irish Cancer Society receive much needed portion of €50,000 charity fund up for grabs

A new Irish, online dating site, www.arealkeeper.ie has announced that it will donate €1 for each of its first 50,000 subscribers to charity.
Candle bags dedicated to people touched by cancer
Date: 
11/12/2015

The Irish Cancer Society lights up hope in Christ Church Cathedral this December

The Irish Cancer Society will light thousands of candles in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin 8 at 6 pm on Tuesday, 15 December in a special celebration to send a message of hope to all those in Ireland affected by cancer this Christmas.

Date: 
09/12/2015

Dramatic fall in young people smoking shows Ireland can become tobacco free by 2025

The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the latest research that shows only eight per cent of young people aged between 10 and 17 smoke and says that these statistics show Ireland can become tobacco free.

Date: 
09/12/2015

Irish Cancer Society welcomes publication of Public Health (Alcohol) Bill

The Irish Cancer Society has today welcomed the publication of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, which legislates for alcohol as a public health issue for the first time.  900 people are diagnosed with alcohol-related cancers and around 500 die from these cancers in Ireland every year.
Date: 
07/12/2015

Irish Cancer Society Officially Launches Daffodil Centre in University Hospital Galway

  • Daffodil Centre supports over  9,735 cancer information and support contacts since opening 
  • Galway Football Manager Kevin Walsh attends opening

     

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: 
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: 
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.

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