Christmas celebrations ramped up at the Leopardstown racing festival today as leading racehorse trainer Jim Bolger and Champion National Hunt jockey Davy Russell revealed that their annual celebrity hurling match has now raised over €1m for cancer research.
We’re delighted to have CarePlus pharmacies nationwide supporting the Irish Cancer Society this Christmas. They will be raising much needed funds to support services, such as ‘the volunteer driver service’.
I’m Jimmy and my cancer journey began in August 2015 with a visit to my GP for a routine blood test, a present to myself for turning 50 - an NCT if you like! The blood test results came back with an elevated PSA reading at 19.2.
A lot of men are put off going to their doctor because of embarrassment and fear. They tend to neglect the early signs too - like difficulty or frequency urinating. Fortunately for me, I do not embarrass easily. Three years ago, aged 67, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer.