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Doctors looking at a lung x-ray
Date: 
06/12/2017

1 in 4 lung cancers are diagnosed via emergency presentation

New research shows too many cancers being diagnosed via emergency presentation and at a late stage

According to new research commissioned by the Irish Cancer Society 1 in 4 lung cancer cases are being diagnosed via emergency presentation.

Date: 
24/11/2017

Recent figures show clear stabilisation of prostate cancer rates

Irish Cancer Society calls on all men to get regular prostate check-ups with their GP

An Irish Cancer Society Night Nurse
Date: 
24/11/2017

Shortage of Irish Cancer Society Night Nurses in Wexford

Society launches urgent recruitment campaign for nurses throughout the county

Copper for Cancer
Date: 
21/11/2017

Tommy taps into new ‘Copper for Cancer’ fundraiser to help cancer patients and families

Businessman Bobby Kerr launched initiative which asks plumbers to donate scrap metal

Plumber Tommy Hughes from Dooradoyle, Limerick has tapped into a new fundraising idea, Copper for Cancer, which he believes could raise much needed funds to help people affected by cancer.

Spot pancreatic cancer early early
Date: 
16/11/2017

Irish Cancer Society calls for greater awareness of signs and symptoms this World Pancreatic Cancer Day

Early diagnosis crucial in the fight against this disease

Early diagnosis is key to ensuring more people survive pancreatic cancer, the Irish Cancer Society has said as the organisation marks World Pancreatic Cancer Day today.

EL C who have brought out a Christmas single to raise funds for people affected by cancer
Date: 
13/11/2017

El C launches Don't Cry For Christmas to raise money for cancer charities

A former Sales Executive, Author and HR Guru, who were bandmates in the 70s, have reunited 40 years later with a special Christmas song to help raise funds for cancer research.

Over 1,400 people received free counselling to help cope with a cancer diagnosis in their lives
Date: 
09/11/2017

Surge in demand for cancer counselling services over 4 years

The Irish Cancer Society has released its 2016 counselling figures and said that the number of people accessing these services in cancer support centres has increased by 68% in just four years. If the data is compared over seven years the demand has increased a massive 490%.

Graphic: More than 40,000 people diagnosed with cancer in Ireland
Date: 
07/11/2017

More people getting and surviving cancer highlights urgent need to implement National Cancer Strategy

The Irish Cancer Society has today welcomed the latest annual report from the National Cancer Registry which reveals that annually there are more recorded incidences of cancer, but also more survivors, in Ireland than ever before.

Date: 
01/11/2017

Better health literacy can help save lives - top tips for improving quality of health information for men

To mark Movember and prostate cancer awareness month, the Irish Cancer Society has given its top tips to help organisations effectively communicate health information to men.

Coach Kavanagh and King of Snapchat brother James unite to launch annual campaign for the world’s largest men’s health charity, Movember
Date: 
31/10/2017

Kavanagh Mo Bros Unite To Launch Movember 2017

Coach Kavanagh and King of Snapchat brother James unite to launch annual campaign for the world’s largest men’s health charity, Movember.

This year Movember calls on Irish people to BE THE DIFFERENCE in men’s health and sign up

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