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Date: 
21/08/2014

Tobacco companies are the source of over 90% of smuggled tobacco in Ireland: Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society has applauded the Revenue Commissioners for the drop in the rate of tobacco smuggling into Ireland but is expressing concern at the revealing statistics* that show that Big Tobacco is the source of 90 percent of cigarettes coming illegally into the country.

Date: 
14/08/2014

New Irish research sheds light on how aspirin works to reduce cancer deaths

Researchers funded by the Health Research Board and Irish Cancer Society have discovered that women who had been prescribed aspirin regularly before being diagnosed with breast cancer are less likely to have cancer that spread to the lymph-nodes than women who were not on prescription aspirin. 

Irish Cancer Society
Date: 
12/08/2014

Ireland's first Cancer Week coming September 15-21 2014

The Irish Cancer Society and Trinity College Dublin have teamed up to hold Ireland’s first Cancer Week which will run from September 15th – 21st, 2014. The focus of the week is “Living with Cancer”.

Date: 
12/08/2014

Tobacco Industry Front Groups Leading the Lobby Against Plain Packs

The Irish Cancer Society says the Taoiseach must resist third-party lobbying on the introduction of standardised packaging of tobacco products.

Date: 
21/07/2014

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!

In aid of the Irish Cancer Society

The annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Weekend takes place at the Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery this October 10th – 12th and the star attraction will be a cooking demonstration with Chef Clodagh McKenna.

Date: 
18/07/2014

From today under 18s can no longer use sunbeds

Irish Cancer Society welcomes regulation of the sunbed industry

Date: 
17/07/2014

Irish Cancer Society tells Oireachtas Committee not to swallow the myth of Tobacco Tax and Smuggling

Society says the rate of illicit tobacco is dropping by 1% per year and is now at 11% according to the Revenue Commissioners 

Date: 
11/07/2014

Queen goes pink for the Irish Cancer Society's Action Breast Cancer

Majella O’Donnell supports Queen’s fund-raising initiative

One of Dublin’s leading hair salons is turning pink to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society’s Action Breast Cancer, in a campaign that is being backed by Majella O’Donnell.

Screening Saves Lives
Date: 
09/07/2014

Support the Irish Cancer Society’s Campaign to extend Breast Cancer Screening to Women aged 65 to 69

The Irish Cancer Society is calling for support for its campaign to extend the free national breast cancer screening programme BreastCheck, to women aged 65 to 69 in 2015.

Date: 
08/07/2014

YouTube Video: Our work in 2013

We want you to know where your donated money is spent and what we do in the Irish Cancer Society. This short video gives you a run down on what your donation has helped us do in 2013.

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