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Date: 
03/10/2014

Government must keep promise to extend BreastCheck to 65-69 age group, says Irish Cancer Society

The Government must keep its promise to screen women between the ages of 65-69 for breast cancer, says the Irish Cancer Society. The Government said the extension of BreastCheck would take place during 2014 but then made a decision to defer it.

Date: 
03/10/2014

Ireland is painted pink today on Irish Cancer Society’s first ever ‘Paint it Pink’ Day for breast cancer awareness

Today shops, homes, business and towns all over Ireland are painting it pink to raise money and awareness for the Irish Cancer Society’s new breast cancer campaign called ‘Paint it Pink’.

Date: 
25/09/2014

BT returns to Charity Shops Challenge in support of Irish Cancer Society

BT, Ireland’s leading communications provider, has once again partnered with national cancer charity, the Irish Cancer Society, to run the second all-island ‘Great BT Charity Shops Challenge’ which this year takes place on Thursday 9th October.

Professor Mike Daube
Date: 
22/09/2014

Ireland told the Evidence is Plain: Government should Introduce New Tobacco Packaging Quicker

A leading public health figure from Australia has said that the Irish Government should act on the latest smoking data from there and introduce plain packaging of tobacco sooner than planned.

Date: 
22/09/2014

National Declutter Day Saturday 27th September 2014

Ireland’s third National Declutter Day takes place on Saturday 27th September 2014. As well as supporting your favourite charity and helping the environment, this unique event also promotes the many personal benefits of decluttering.   
 
Date: 
19/09/2014

Irish Cancer Society Highlights Importance of Physical Activity after Cancer at Conference for Cancer Survivors

The Irish Cancer Society, with the help of some of Ireland’s sporting legends, today highlighted the importance of physical activity after a cancer diagnosis at the opening of the National Conference for Cancer Survivorship which is running this Friday and Saturday at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.
Date: 
16/09/2014

The Irish Lung Health Alliance launches First-Ever National Lung Health Awareness Week

Lung Health Roadshow to Feature Fascinating Science Exhibition and Offer Free Lung Health Testing as part of First-Ever National Lung Health Awareness Week September 22nd - 29th
 
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Date: 
15/09/2014

Focus on Lymphoma for World Lymphoma Awareness Day 2014

By Dr. Brian Bird

Being diagnosed with lymphoma may be a frightening time for the patient and their loved ones. The language used, tests and scans can seem overwhelming.

Irish Cancer Society Research Fellow, Dr Gregor Kijanka
Date: 
11/09/2014

Irish Cancer Society researcher brings bowel cancer discoveries closer to patients

Two important advances in the field of bowel cancer research were announced today by the Irish Cancer Society. The first advance is the discovery of biological markers (biomarkers) that are linked with poor survival in bowel cancer patients.

Date: 
03/09/2014

Irish Cancer Society’s BREAST-PREDICT roll out national clinical study aimed at improving outcomes for breast cancer patients

To mark the launch of their new breast cancer campaign, Paint it Pink, the Irish Cancer Society has announced the roll-out of a national clinical study by its first Collaborative Cancer Research Centre, BREAST-PREDICT which is aimed at understanding how aspirin may improve outcomes in breast canc

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