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NFL player Chris Draft and Dublin GAA player Michael Darragh MacAuley in a daffodil garden

GAA's Michael Darragh MacAuley and the NFL's Chris Draft join forces for Irish Cancer Society's lung cancer awareness campaign

American football star Chris Draft and Dublin GAA hero Michael Darragh MacAuley joined forces today to help highlight Lung Cancer Awareness Month, which takes place throughout January.

Relay For Life volunteers celebrating 10 years of Relay For Life

Relay For Life raises €4.4m for cancer patients

Fighting back against cancer: Communities celebrate decade of funding crucial cancer care, cancer survivorship and remembering lives lost to cancer

Cancer and genes fact sheet

New fact sheet: Cancer and genes

Just published: Our newest resource "Cancer and genes", a fact sheet for people e worried that cancer might run in their family because a number of relatives have had it. It is also for people who are considering genetic testing.

Mega lungs

Number of lung cancer cases in women could substantially outnumber men in coming years

Irish Cancer Society launches annual lung cancer awareness campaign in a bid to increase early detection of the disease

MEGA lungs exhibit to take place in Dublin later this January


Irish Cancer Society urges public to make a resolution to get healthy and reduce risk of cancer

  • Research shows link between obesity and the ability to fight cancer
  • Four out of ten cancer cases are preventable by making healthy lifestyle choices

Irish Cancer Society announces Journalist Award for upcoming Lung Cancer Awareness Campaign

Society to recognise journalist for compelling coverage around lung cancer with Journalist Award and Bursary from the Global Lung Cancer Coalition


Debt collectors causing added fear and stress to cancer patients

Irish Cancer Society publishes advice for patients dealing with collection agencies

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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.

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