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Date: 
09/06/2014

Melanoma in Ireland: More women get it but more men die from it

Irish Cancer Society and National Cancer Control Programme encourage men to start checking their skin today

Irish Cancer Society meets Minister for Health on discretionary medical cards
Date: 
06/06/2014

Irish Cancer Society meets Minister for Health on discretionary medical cards

Society wants cancer to be one of the medical conditions covered for a discretionary medical card

World No Tobacco Day Poster
Date: 
31/05/2014

New research shows 62% support raising tobacco prices

To mark World No Tobacco Day, a survey on behalf of the Irish Cancer Society shows clear majority believe a price increase will encourage smokers to give up.

Packie Bonner launches new book about Irish men and prostate cancer
Date: 
30/05/2014

Packie Bonner launches new book for Irish men living with prostate cancer

The Ireland football legend launched the support book "Man to Man: Irish Stories of Hope in Prostate Cancer" at the Irish Cancer Society offices today.

Date: 
28/05/2014

WHO recognises Minister for Health for ‘important role in tobacco control’

The Irish Cancer Society welcomes the decision of the World Health Organisation to acknowledge the Minister for Health, Dr James Reilly for his efforts in tobacco control.

Date: 
28/05/2014

Ulster Bank "One Week in June" campaign

Ulster Bank’s One Week in June campaign is back for its second year.

The campaign will be taking place across Ireland during 16th-22nd June.

Date: 
22/05/2014

Irish Cancer Society expresses concern at cancer patients’ distress over medical cards

The Irish Cancer Society is concerned that many cancer patients are suffering distress and financial hardship as a result of losing their discretionary medical cards or being refused discretionary medical cards.

Professor John Fitzpatrick
Date: 
14/05/2014

Professor John Fitzpatrick RIP

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.

Moylagh JFK 50 Mile Challenge 2014 Event
Date: 
10/05/2014

Moylagh JFK 50 Mile Challenge 2014 Event

Registration is now open for the Moylagh JFK 50 Mile Challenge, which takes place for a third year in June to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society and LARCC.

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