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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

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: 
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: 
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.
Date: 
09/10/2014

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 today, Thursday 9th October.

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’.

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