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Irish Cancer Society services opening hours over Christmas

Please note the following opening hours over the holidays for Irish Cancer Society services:

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Irish Cancer Society Welcomes Move To Protect Patients From False Claims Of “Miracle Cures”

Research Shows Death Rate Can Be 5 Times Higher Among Those Misled Into Alternative Treatment

The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed Deputy Kate O’Connell’s proposed new law that will ban advertisements of so-called cancer “treatments” to the general public.


New report finds four out of five men diagnosed with prostate cancer in Ireland had no symptoms

-    Movember Ireland funded prostate cancer research program – IPCOR – launches first round of findings
-    One fifth of men in Ireland with prostate cancer are under 60

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'Wake-up call' as new report shows cancer cases could double by 2045

Irish Cancer Society says immediate action can stop this projection becoming a reality

Unless changes are made, cancer figures could almost double by 2045, the Irish Cancer Society warned today. 

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New test could spare unnecessary treatment for future prostate cancer patients

Doctors may in the future be able to spare some prostate cancer patients the harsh effects of invasive treatments thanks to new research funded by the Irish Cancer Society.


During Movember, the Irish Cancer Society is urging men to talk prostate cancer with their GP

4 November 2018: To mark the beginning of Movember, prostate cancer awareness month, the Irish Cancer Society has urged all men over 50 to take a half an hour to have a conversation with their doctor about prostate cancer.


Ready, Steady, Grow – Movember kicks off today!

Rugby stars James Lowe and Jarrad Butler team up with Movember to kick start the 2018 Movember Ireland campaign

Movember Ireland Country Manager Jack O’Connor rings in campaign at Irish Stock Exchange 

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Irish Cancer Society statement about €6 million bequest

We are deeply grateful to Mrs Elizabeth O’Kelly for generously remembering people with cancer in her will and bequeathing €6 million to the Irish Cancer Society.

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Breast Cancer Research – how your support makes a difference

This October we’re excited to tell you about new research into potential new ways to treat some breast cancer patients. Did you know that all our cancer research is funded through donations? So your Cups Against Breast Cancer coffee morning this October can make a real difference.

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