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Date: 
19/11/2014

East Galway and Midlands Cancer Support centre to feature in TG4 documentary

The East Galway and Midlands Cancer Support Centre will be the central focus of a new TG4 documentary to be broadcast on Sunday 23 November at 9.30 pm.

 Professor Richard Wilkinson and Professor Kate Pickett with the Charles Cully medal  which was awarded to them for their work in the area of health and income inequalities.
Date: 
11/11/2014

Cancer death rates double in many poor communities

The worryingly high rate of cancer incidence and death in poorer communities across Ireland must be tackled as a priority said the Irish Cancer Society today at its annual Charles Cully Lecture.

Kevin O’Hagan, Health Promotion Manager at the Irish Cancer Society
Date: 
07/11/2014

Irish Cancer Society recognised for social media engagement on tobacco with young people at Irish Healthcare Awards 2014

The Irish Cancer Society has been awarded the prize for ‘Best Use of Social Media’ for its youth smoking prevention campaign X-HALE at the Irish Healthcare Awards 2014, which was held in the Shelbourne Hotel last night.

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

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: 
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.

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