Irish Cancer Society news

Subscribe to Irish Cancer Society news
Date: 
13/06/2018

Decoding Cancer - The Facts on Skin Cancer

As part of our ongoing Decoding Cancer campaign, Craig Sinclair, Director of the World Health Organisation’s Collaborative Centre for UV Radiation and Head of Cancer Prevention at Cancer Council Victoria, Australia, visited t

Date: 
08/06/2018

Take on Marathon in a Month and reduce cancer risk while raising funds for cancer patients

The Irish Cancer Society is calling on the public to take part in Ireland’s only virtual marathon campaign this July. Marathon in a Month aims to get people moving while raising vital funds to support people affected by cancer.

Date: 
05/06/2018

Youth groups across the country compete in Irish Cancer Society’s national X-HALE awards

More than 40 youth clubs from around the country are calling on their local communities for support ahead of the Irish Cancer Society’s national X-HALE Youth Awards 2018 in July.

Cancer survivor Chris Latham and son Jack
Date: 
01/06/2018

Irish Cancer Society wants you to sock it to cancer this Father’s Day

One in three men will get a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime

This year in Ireland over 10,000 men will get an invasive cancer diagnosis. The Irish Cancer Society wants you to sock it to cancer on behalf of all men this Father’s Day.

Date: 
30/05/2018

Irish Cancer Society calls on Government to support smokers to quit

3 in 5 people support removing barriers to accessing nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)
Shining sun
Date: 
21/05/2018

Skin cancer cases set to rise by almost two-thirds by 2040

Irish Cancer Society calls for publication of Skin Cancer Prevention Plan by year end

The Irish Cancer Society says Ireland is facing a “skin cancer epidemic” and needs to take “urgent steps” now to ensure we bring down our skin cancer rates, as Australia has done.

Date: 
18/05/2018

Cancer trials save lives. More patient involvement is crucial – Irish Cancer Society

Society backs Just Ask Your Doctor! public information campaign to raise awareness of cancer trials.

More patient involvement in cancer trials is crucial in our efforts to stop the disease and save lives, the Irish Cancer Society has said.

Date: 
11/05/2018

Irish Cancer Society welcomes supports for women affected by CervicalCheck scandal

Chief Executive of the Irish Cancer Society Averil Power said, “When we met Minister Harris last week, we stressed that he must ensure the women affected by this scandal get both the answers they deserve about what went wrong and the supports they need to cope with their cancer diagnosis.

Date: 
03/05/2018

Irish Cancer Society: Emergency funding for 500 additional counselling sessions for women affected by CervicalCheck controversy

The Irish Cancer Society has announced emergency funding so that women directly affected by the CervicalCheck controversy can have free counselling in their own community.

Health minister Simon Harris
Date: 
02/05/2018

Irish Cancer Society: All women of screening age will be contacted directly by CervicalCheck

The Irish Cancer Society has met with Minister Simon Harris to seek reassurances on behalf of the women affected by the Cervical Check scandal and all the women who are now worried about their smear results.

Subscribe to Irish Cancer Society news