Irish Cancer Society news

Subscribe to Irish Cancer Society news

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.   

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.

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
  • Lung disease responsible for 1 in 5 deaths, more than heart disease

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

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.


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


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.


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

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”.


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.


Subscribe to Irish Cancer Society news