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Date: 
31/10/2014

Irish Cancer Society Officially Launches Daffodil Centre at Letterkenny General Hospital

Daffodil Centre now in permanent home in Letterkenny to give advice, information and support to people in times of great need
 
Date: 
31/10/2014

BT teams bring in over €128,000 for the Irish Cancer Society and Marie Curie charity shops

 BT employees from across Ireland joined representatives from the Irish Cancer Society and Marie Curie yesterday at the Clyde Court Hotel, Dublin, to announce the results of the 2014 Great BT Charity Shops Challenge.
 
Dublin’s canals Paint it Pink for one day only with pink locks and open-air floating screening of pink movie favourite
Date: 
30/10/2014

Dublin’s canals Paint it Pink for one day only with pink locks and open-air floating screening of pink movie favourite

Waterways Ireland, Happenings and Balloonman.ie are behind an event on Saturday, 1st of November which will turn Dublin’s canal pink for one day only. Hundreds of pink balloons will adorn the locks along the canal filling it with colour and turning the city pink.

Date: 
23/10/2014

Pink Ribbon Walk Movement ‘Paints it Pink’ by raising an amazing One Million Euro for Irish Cancer Society

Breast cancer survivor Majella O'Donnell joined Pink Ribbon Walk Chairperson Penny McGowan today to celebrate raising One Million Euro to benefit the Irish Cancer Society’s Action Breast Cancer Programme.

Date: 
16/10/2014

Everyday lifestyle choices can determine breast cancer risk

The risk of breast cancer can be reduced by up to 42 per cent, according to the Irish Cancer Society. With the Society’s breast cancer campaign Paint it Pink now underway, the Society is calling on the public to make simple lifestyle changes which can help prevent breast cancer.

Date: 
16/10/2014

AIIHPC & ICS award inaugural Research Fellowship in Palliative Care

Researchers to evaluate community based model of palliative care 
 
A research project to evaluate a volunteer led, community based model of palliative care has been awarded €161,000 (£126,000). 
 
Date: 
16/10/2014

Helping smokers quit will save lives: Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society says that making nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) more widely available will encourage more people to quit and ultimately save lives.

Date: 
15/10/2014

Right decision by Government to extend BreastCheck

The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the decision to make the necessary investment to ensure that BreastCheck is extended to women aged 65-69, saying it is ‘the right decision’ and will save a minimum of 87 lives a year. 
 
Date: 
14/10/2014

40 cent cigarette price increase will save lives, says Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the Government’s announcement that the price of cigarettes will increase by 40c tonight, saying that the hike will be a disincentive for children to start smoking and will encourage current smokers to quit.

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